Puller, Arthur




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  192  1969 (77) 5
1861  197  1964 (70) 10
1862  207  1936 (73) 2
1863  205  1914 (75) 2
1864  214  1909 (78) 3
1865  240  1900 (82) 1
1866  265  1904 (86) 0
1867  257  1909 (90) 0
1868  253  1913 (92) 0
1869  251  1917 (93) 0
1870  283  1921 (93) 0
1871  290  1925 (92) 0
1872  290  1930 (91) 8
1873  322  1919 (94) 0
1874  327  1909 (96) 0
1875  346  1899 (97) 0
1876  366  1889 (97) 0
1877  363  1878 (96) 0
1878  375  1868 (95) 0
1879  384  1858 (92) 0
1880  404  1848 (89) 0
1881  452  1837 (85) 0
1882  507  1827 (79) 0
1883  584  1817 (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
   [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: 25 Mar. 2017