Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  93  2256 (138) 2
1868  90  2265 (135) 0
1869  83  2273 (131) 0
1870  78  2282 (127) 0
1871  74  2290 (123) 0
1872  74  2299 (119) 0
1873  75  2307 (114) 0
1874  70  2316 (108) 1
1875  71  2323 (103) 0
1876  66  2331 (97) 2
1877  74  2316 (95) 2
1878  69  2316 (96) 0
1879  72  2316 (97) 0
1880  79  2316 (97) 0
1881  86  2316 (95) 0
1882  95  2316 (94) 0
1883  113  2316 (91) 0
1884  113  2316 (87) 0
1885  120  2316 (82) 0
1886  118  2316 (75) 0
1887  125  2316 (66) 15
1888  126  2314 (70) 2
1889  126  2314 (75) 0
1890  130  2314 (77) 0
1891  136  2314 (78) 4
1892  144  2309 (83) 0
1893  152  2305 (86) 1
1894  154  2305 (89) 1
1895  150  2306 (94) 0
1896  151  2307 (98) 0
1897  142  2308 (101) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hoffer, Leopold  
   Also known as: Lipót Hofenreich
Born: 1842
Died: 28 Aug. 1913
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given as 'Hofer' and sometimes as 'Hoffer' in La Stratégie (1867).
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 126
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 108
   Féry d'Esclands, Congrès des Échecs 1867, page 308, lxii, lxxxv
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 961
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 111
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 175
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 142
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 169
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 187, 218, 375, 488
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 560
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 146
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 175
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 314, 372
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 12, 147, 154
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 57, 27 Aug. 1870, page 227
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 May 1867, page 112
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 Aug. 1867, page 178
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 Sep. 1867, page 209
Web
   Sarah.  [Cast of Characters]
   Sarah.  [Tarrasch & Hoffer vs. Pillsbury & Dadian]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4756. Census information]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Hoffer, L. - Ensor, F.S. 1877         (f)     0   -   2      Hoffer, L. gave odds of pawn and move
Hirschfeld, P.M. - Hoffer, L. 1891         (c)     1.5   -   1.5
Hoffer, L. - Salvioli, C. 1897         (c)     2   -   1
Hoffer, L. - Dalla Rosa, G. 1897         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Paris 1867 (2)     International Chess Congress - Tournoi de la Régence    
  Hoffer, L. - Villafranca     2 - 0    
London, England 1874 (3)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Barker (1)     1 - 0          Hoffer, L. gave odds of a knight
London, England 1876 (11)     Saint George's - West End Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Minchin, J.I.     2 - 0    
London, England 1887 (3)     British Chess Club Handicap     11  /  15      odds player in pawn and two moves class
London, England 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Wayte, W.     0 - 1    
Paris 1888 (3)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Chaseray, C.E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1891 (2)     British Chess Club - City of London Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Loman, R.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Jones, H. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Owen, J.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 1 Nov. 2020