Puller, Arthur




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  192  1968 (77) 5
1861  198  1963 (71) 10
1862  206  1935 (73) 2
1863  205  1914 (75) 2
1864  212  1908 (78) 3
1865  238  1899 (82) 1
1866  263  1904 (86) 0
1867  254  1908 (90) 0
1868  243  1912 (92) 0
1869  244  1916 (93) 0
1870  277  1920 (93) 0
1871  288  1924 (93) 0
1872  287  1929 (91) 8
1873  319  1918 (94) 0
1874  326  1908 (96) 0
1875  342  1898 (97) 0
1876  367  1888 (97) 0
1877  360  1877 (96) 0
1878  373  1867 (95) 0
1879  378  1857 (93) 0
1880  398  1847 (89) 0
1881  449  1837 (85) 0
1882  503  1826 (79) 0
1883  578  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
   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