Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  95  2276 (136) 2
1868  92  2284 (133) 0
1869  89  2292 (129) 0
1870  84  2300 (125) 0
1871  81  2308 (121) 0
1872  80  2316 (117) 0
1873  75  2324 (112) 0
1874  68  2332 (106) 1
1875  69  2338 (101) 0
1876  67  2343 (95) 2
1877  73  2326 (94) 2
1878  74  2325 (95) 0
1879  77  2323 (96) 0
1880  81  2321 (96) 0
1881  89  2319 (95) 0
1882  94  2318 (93) 0
1883  116  2316 (90) 0
1884  127  2314 (87) 0
1885  131  2313 (82) 0
1886  131  2311 (75) 0
1887  142  2309 (66) 15
1888  145  2306 (70) 2
1889  137  2305 (75) 0
1890  147  2304 (77) 0
1891  150  2303 (78) 4
1892  166  2298 (83) 0
1893  169  2292 (86) 1
1894  167  2292 (89) 1
1895  173  2293 (94) 0
1896  169  2293 (98) 0
1897  172  2293 (101) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hoffer, Leopold  
   Also known as: Lipót Hoffer; Lipót Hofenreich
Born: 1842
Died: 28 Aug. 1913
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given as 'Hofer' and sometimes as 'Hoffer' in La Stratégie (1867); in other sources always 'Hoffer'. Barcza says he was born in 1839; Gaige gives his year of birth as 1842.
 
References
Books
   Barcza, Magyar Sakktörténet, Vol.1, page 143, 233, 80+
   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
   Goldman, Carl Schlechter!, page 524
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 142
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 169
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 187, 218, 375, 488
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 302
   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, no. 1610, 27 Aug. 1870, page 227
   [Str], vol. 1, no. 5, 15 May 1867, page 112
   [Str], vol. 1, no. 8, 15 Aug. 1867, page 178
   [Str], vol. 1, no. 9, 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 (9)     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: 19 Aug. 2022