Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  96  2250 (137) 2
1868  90  2258 (134) 0
1869  84  2266 (131) 0
1870  80  2275 (127) 0
1871  76  2283 (123) 0
1872  74  2291 (119) 0
1873  74  2299 (114) 0
1874  68  2307 (108) 1
1875  69  2315 (103) 0
1876  65  2322 (97) 2
1877  71  2306 (95) 2
1878  71  2304 (96) 0
1879  74  2302 (97) 0
1880  83  2300 (97) 0
1881  94  2298 (96) 0
1882  108  2296 (94) 0
1883  117  2294 (91) 0
1884  120  2292 (88) 0
1885  134  2290 (83) 0
1886  137  2289 (76) 0
1887  144  2287 (68) 15
1888  157  2273 (73) 1
1889  169  2270 (78) 0
1890  182  2267 (81) 0
1891  182  2264 (83) 4
1892  198  2252 (89) 0
1893  220  2239 (93) 1
1894  229  2229 (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
   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    
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: 23 Aug. 2019