Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  94  2253 (138) 2
1868  91  2262 (134) 0
1869  85  2270 (131) 0
1870  79  2278 (127) 0
1871  75  2287 (123) 0
1872  75  2295 (119) 0
1873  76  2303 (114) 0
1874  71  2312 (108) 1
1875  72  2319 (103) 0
1876  67  2327 (97) 2
1877  75  2311 (95) 2
1878  71  2311 (96) 0
1879  74  2310 (97) 0
1880  80  2309 (97) 0
1881  90  2308 (96) 0
1882  100  2307 (94) 0
1883  116  2307 (91) 0
1884  120  2306 (87) 0
1885  122  2305 (82) 0
1886  124  2304 (75) 0
1887  131  2303 (67) 15
1888  141  2297 (71) 2
1889  155  2291 (77) 0
1890  159  2286 (80) 0
1891  171  2280 (82) 4
1892  190  2267 (88) 0
1893  205  2253 (93) 1
1894  223  2243 (99) 1

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

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: 22 Jul. 2020