Richardson, Horace




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1846  58  2206 (67) 27
1847  66  2197 (76) 0
1848  61  2189 (83) 0
1849  87  2180 (88) 0
1850  86  2171 (92) 0
1851  92  2163 (95) 0
1852  88  2154 (98) 0
1853  99  2145 (99) 0
1854  103  2136 (100) 0
1855  113  2128 (99) 0
1856  123  2119 (99) 0
1857  135  2110 (97) 4
1858  154  2090 (98) 1
1859  172  2077 (100) 3
1860  180  2074 (106) 0
1861  190  2070 (111) 0
1862  196  2067 (116) 0
1863  188  2063 (119) 0
1864  202  2060 (123) 0
1865  218  2056 (126) 0
1866  245  2053 (129) 0
1867  237  2049 (131) 0
1868  245  2046 (134) 0
1869  245  2042 (136) 0
1870  261  2039 (138) 0
1871  280  2035 (139) 0
1872  284  2032 (141) 0
1873  306  2028 (142) 0
1874  317  2025 (143) 0
1875  345  2021 (144) 0
1876  336  2018 (144) 0
1877  326  2014 (145) 0
1878  335  2011 (145) 0
1879  344  2007 (146) 0
1880  358  2004 (146) 0
1881  412  2000 (146) 0
1882  434  1997 (146) 0
1883  495  1993 (145) 0
1884  530  1990 (145) 0
1885  551  1986 (144) 0
1886  552  1983 (143) 0
1887  551  1979 (142) 0
1888  554  1976 (141) 0
1889  557  1972 (140) 0
1890  595  1969 (139) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Richardson, Horace  
   Also known as: Dr. Horace Richardson
Born: 7 Jan. 1830
Died: 18 June 1891
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 379, 382
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 175
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 209
Periodicals
   [ACMa], vol. 3, no. 1, July 1899, page 16
   [BACA], vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 1858, page 4
   [BLL], 14 Aug. 1859, page 1
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 1, Jan. 1859, page 16
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 10, Oct. 1860, page 320
   [DAC], 10 July 1859
   [FLIN], 13 Mar. 1858
   [ICM], vol. 5, no. 4, Apr. 1889, page 100
   [NYC], 23 Jan. 1857
   [QMC], vol. 44, no. 15714, 18 Sep. 1890, page 4
Web
   Sarah.  [Boston Chess Club]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   [Dr Horace Richardson]

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

Hammond, G. - Richardson, H. 1846 (1)         (c)     4.5   -   4.5
Hammond, G. - Richardson, H. 1846 (2)         (c)     5.5   -   3.5
Hammond, G. - Richardson, H. 1846 (3)         (c)     6   -   3
Morphy, P.C. - Richardson, H. 1857         (c)     3   -   1      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Morphy, P.C. - Richardson, H. 1859 (1)         (c)     2   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Morphy, P.C. - Richardson, H. 1859 (2)         (c)     1   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Ascher, J.G. - Richardson, H. 1890         (c)     2.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Boston, Massachusetts 1858     Boston Club Tournament    
  Richardson, H. - Ware, P.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021