Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  88  2244 (137) 2
1868  83  2252 (134) 0
1869  78  2260 (130) 0
1870  79  2267 (126) 0
1871  69  2275 (122) 0
1872  69  2283 (118) 0
1873  66  2290 (113) 0
1874  63  2298 (107) 1
1875  66  2305 (102) 0
1876  60  2311 (96) 2
1877  74  2294 (94) 2
1878  72  2292 (96) 0
1879  74  2290 (97) 0
1880  82  2288 (97) 0
1881  94  2286 (96) 0
1882  106  2283 (94) 0
1883  115  2281 (92) 0
1884  125  2279 (88) 0
1885  136  2277 (83) 0
1886  140  2275 (77) 0
1887  149  2273 (69) 15
1888  160  2256 (75) 1
1889  173  2249 (81) 0
1890  190  2241 (86) 0
1891  201  2233 (89) 1
1892  216  2223 (94) 0
1893  232  2213 (98) 1
1894  234  2204 (103) 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
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 175
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 142
   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
   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

Tournament data

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


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017