Puller, Arthur




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  200  1968 (77) 5
1861  209  1964 (71) 10
1862  215  1936 (73) 2
1863  216  1915 (75) 2
1864  231  1910 (78) 3
1865  255  1902 (82) 1
1866  289  1906 (87) 0
1867  273  1911 (90) 0
1868  278  1915 (92) 0
1869  281  1919 (93) 0
1870  310  1924 (93) 0
1871  316  1928 (93) 0
1872  317  1933 (91) 8
1873  338  1923 (94) 0
1874  347  1912 (96) 0
1875  366  1902 (97) 0
1876  383  1892 (97) 0
1877  375  1881 (96) 0
1878  387  1871 (95) 0
1879  400  1861 (92) 0
1880  421  1851 (89) 0
1881  466  1840 (85) 0
1882  541  1830 (79) 0
1883  613  1820 (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
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfled and Suhle, page 374
   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: 30 Sept. 2018