Puller, Arthur




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  224  1964 (77) 5
1861  226  1959 (70) 10
1862  240  1931 (73) 2
1863  248  1911 (75) 2
1864  262  1906 (78) 3
1865  292  1898 (82) 1
1866  317  1902 (86) 0
1867  303  1907 (90) 0
1868  305  1911 (92) 0
1869  313  1915 (93) 0
1870  339  1920 (93) 0
1871  345  1924 (92) 0
1872  350  1928 (91) 8
1873  380  1918 (94) 0
1874  374  1908 (95) 0
1875  399  1898 (96) 0
1876  420  1888 (97) 0
1877  417  1877 (96) 0
1878  431  1867 (95) 0
1879  438  1857 (92) 0
1880  463  1847 (89) 0
1881  540  1837 (85) 0
1882  621  1827 (79) 0
1883  703  1816 (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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 27, 62, 88
   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, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 374
   Saint James' Chess Club, Chess Match by Electric Telegraph, page cover
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 108, 140, 199
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 84
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 5, no. 5, May 1885, page 191
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 30, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 7, July 1862, page 199
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 7, July 1864, page 217
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1866, page 110
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 4, Aug. 1870, page 119
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1168, 10 Feb. 1861, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1184, 2 June 1861, page 16
   [Era], vol. 24, no. 1212, 15 Dec. 1861, page 5
   [Era], vol. 24, no. 1241, 6 July 1862, page 5
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1323, 31 Jan. 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1324, 7 Feb. 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1349, 31 July 1864, page 5
   [TG], vol. 18, no. 228, 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, England 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, England 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, England 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, England 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, England 1862 (1)     London Club - St. James Club Match    
  Puller, A.G. - Parminter, H.B.     1 - 0    
London, England 1862 (4)     British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Puller, A.G. - Harris, E.     0 - 2          Puller, A.G. gave odds of the move
London, England 1863     Saint James's Club - Mr. Worrall's Tournament     3  /  11      odds player in a knight class
London, England and Dublin 1865 (1)     St. James Club - Dublin Athenaeum Club Telegraphic Match    
  Puller, A.G. - Long, T.     0 - 1    
London, England 1872 (2)     4th British Chess Association Challenge Cup     1.5  /  8
London, England 1883 (6)     Vizayanagaram Tournament     4  /  25


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021