Puller, Arthur




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  193  1972 (77) 5
1861  201  1968 (71) 10
1862  208  1940 (73) 2
1863  206  1919 (75) 2
1864  215  1914 (78) 3
1865  241  1904 (82) 1
1866  274  1909 (87) 0
1867  265  1913 (90) 0
1868  269  1917 (92) 0
1869  273  1921 (93) 0
1870  303  1925 (93) 0
1871  308  1930 (92) 0
1872  297  1934 (91) 8
1873  326  1924 (94) 0
1874  336  1913 (95) 0
1875  355  1903 (97) 0
1876  376  1893 (97) 0
1877  366  1883 (96) 0
1878  379  1872 (95) 0
1879  392  1862 (92) 0
1880  413  1852 (89) 0
1881  460  1842 (85) 0
1882  536  1831 (79) 0
1883  610  1821 (71) 25

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Puller, Arthur Giles  
Born: 8 May 1833
Died: 1 Mar. 1885
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given in error as 'Pullen'. The Era of 7 Feb. 1864 (p.14) has 'A.J. Puller'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 343
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page 312, 336, lviii, lx, lxvi, xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 1
   Saint James' Chess Club, Chess Match by Electric Telegraph, page cover
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 108, 140, 199
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 5, May 1885, page 191
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPC], vol. 4, July 1862, page 199
   [CPM], vol. 2, July 1864, page 217
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 110
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Aug. 1870, page 119
   [Era], vol. 23, 10 Feb. 1861, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, 2 June 1861, page 16
   [Era], vol. 24, 15 Dec. 1861, page 5
   [Era], vol. 24, 6 July 1862, page 5
   [Era], vol. 26, 31 Jan. 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 26, 7 Feb. 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 26, 31 July 1864, page 5
   [TG], vol. 18, 4 Oct. 1861, page 4
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Arthur Puller]
   Sericano, C.  [Cambridge 1860]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

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

Foskett, P. - Puller, A.G. 1864         (c)     2   -   1

Tournament data

London 1860 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Puller, A.G. - Young, H.T.     1 - 0    
  Puller, A.G. - Bird, H.E.     0 - 1          Bird, H.E. gave odds of a knight
Cambridge 1860     3rd British Chess Association Tournament    
  Puller, A.G. - Horne, B.W.     1 - 2    
London 1861 (1)     Saint George's Chess Club Handicap Tournament    
  Puller, A.G. - Hampton, J.W.     0 - 1          Hampton, J.W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1861 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Puller, A.G. - Young, H.T.     1 - 0          Young, H.T. gave odds of pawn and move
  Puller, A.G. - Wilson, Ja.     2 - 1          Wilson, Ja. gave odds of pawn and move
  Puller, A.G. - Lowenthal, J.J.     0 - 1          Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of a knight
Bristol and London 1861     Bristol - London telegraph match    
  Puller, A.G. - Mackenzie, G.H.     0 - 1    
Bristol 1861 (2)     4th British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Puller, A.G. - Berry, W.     1 - 0    
  Puller, A.G. - Howard, A.G.     1 - 0    
  Puller, A.G. - Pigott, A.S.     0 - 1    
London 1862 (1)     London Club - St. James Club Match    
  Puller, A.G. - Parminter, H.B.     1 - 0    
London 1862 (4)     Handicap Tournament (5th British Chess Association?)    
  Puller, A.G. - Harris, E.     0 - 2          Puller, A.G. gave odds of the move
London 1863     Saint James's Club - Mr. Worrall's Tournament     3  /  11      odds player in a knight class
London and Dublin 1865 (1)     St. James Club - Dublin Athenaeum Club Telegraphic Match    
  Puller, A.G. - Long, T.     0 - 1    
London 1872 (2)     4th British Chess Association Challenge Cup     1.5  /  8
London 1883 (6)     Vizayanagaram Tournament     4  /  25


Player information updated: 16 May 2018