Steel, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  184  1991 (107) 1
1861  184  2008 (102) 0
1862  172  2026 (96) 3
1863  166  2036 (94) 3
1864  170  2039 (96) 0
1865  178  2042 (96) 2
1866  197  2042 (99) 0
1867  188  2043 (101) 0
1868  180  2044 (102) 0
1869  182  2045 (103) 1
1870  194  2051 (105) 0
1871  194  2057 (107) 2
1872  203  2051 (111) 0
1873  217  2045 (116) 0
1874  230  2039 (119) 0
1875  244  2033 (123) 0
1876  264  2027 (126) 0
1877  258  2022 (129) 0
1878  272  2016 (131) 0
1879  276  2010 (133) 0
1880  290  2004 (135) 0
1881  327  1998 (137) 0
1882  355  1993 (138) 0
1883  418  1987 (139) 0
1884  451  1981 (140) 0
1885  469  1975 (141) 0
1886  471  1969 (142) 0
1887  474  1963 (142) 0
1888  462  1958 (143) 0
1889  476  1952 (143) 0
1890  505  1946 (143) 0
1891  527  1940 (143) 0
1892  550  1934 (143) 0
1893  571  1928 (142) 0
1894  584  1923 (142) 0
1895  556  1917 (141) 0
1896  560  1911 (140) 0
1897  556  1905 (139) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Steel, Robert  
   Also known as: Hon. Robert Steele
Born: 1839
Died: 30 June 1903
 
Notes:
I am supposing that 'Robert Steel' and 'Robert Steele' are alternate spellings but that the person is the same. There was also a Robert M. Steele, however, of Australia, who I presume to be a different person. Forster says Robert Steel was 64 when he died, which, given the birth year (1839) and death date given by Gaige, would mean he was born before 30 June.
 
References
Books
   Edgar, Liverpool Chess Club, page 70, 77, 78, 80, 83
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 19, 149, 969
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 405
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 81
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 180, 184, 195, 241
Periodicals
   [BLL], 24 May 1863, page supp.1
   [CPC], vol. 3, Dec. 1861, page 355
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [ILN], vol. 39, 13 July 1861, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 64, 7 Feb. 1874, page 139
   [LiM], 11 Dec. 1861, page 7
Web
   Pope, Nick.  [The Blackburne-Zukertort Match, London 1881]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4163. Steinitz v Zukertort]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Ceccarini, F. - Steel, Ro. 1897         (f)     2.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Manchester and Liverpool 1860     Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match    
  Steel, Ro. - Cohen, S.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1862 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Steel, Ro. - Gregson, R.     1.5 - 1.5    
Liverpool 1863     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Steel, Ro. - Payne, J.B.     1.5 - 1.5    
Manchester 1865     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Steel, Ro. - Payne, J.B.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1869     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Steel, Ro. - Werner, M.G.E.     0 - 1    
Liverpool 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Steel, Ro. - Steinkuhler, A.     2 - 0    


Player information updated: 28 May 2016