Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  92  2248 (137) 2
1868  85  2256 (134) 0
1869  77  2264 (131) 0
1870  78  2272 (127) 0
1871  72  2280 (123) 0
1872  69  2288 (118) 0
1873  68  2296 (113) 0
1874  64  2303 (108) 1
1875  68  2310 (103) 0
1876  62  2317 (97) 2
1877  71  2301 (95) 2
1878  71  2298 (96) 0
1879  74  2296 (97) 0
1880  82  2293 (97) 0
1881  92  2291 (96) 0
1882  104  2289 (94) 0
1883  113  2286 (92) 0
1884  123  2284 (88) 0
1885  137  2281 (83) 0
1886  139  2279 (77) 0
1887  146  2276 (69) 15
1888  159  2260 (75) 1
1889  173  2252 (81) 0
1890  191  2244 (86) 0
1891  201  2236 (89) 1
1892  216  2226 (94) 0
1893  232  2216 (98) 1
1894  234  2207 (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
   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
   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: 16 Jul. 2017