Richardson, Horace




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1846  52  2200 (67) 27
1847  60  2192 (76) 0
1848  55  2183 (83) 0
1849  80  2174 (88) 0
1850  78  2166 (92) 0
1851  83  2157 (95) 0
1852  81  2149 (98) 0
1853  90  2140 (99) 0
1854  94  2131 (100) 0
1855  102  2123 (99) 0
1856  119  2114 (98) 0
1857  127  2106 (97) 4
1858  142  2086 (98) 1
1859  165  2073 (100) 3
1860  176  2069 (106) 0
1861  182  2066 (111) 0
1862  182  2062 (115) 0
1863  181  2059 (119) 0
1864  188  2056 (123) 0
1865  198  2052 (126) 0
1866  222  2049 (129) 0
1867  215  2045 (131) 0
1868  215  2042 (134) 0
1869  220  2039 (136) 0
1870  243  2035 (138) 0
1871  249  2032 (139) 0
1872  257  2028 (141) 0
1873  271  2025 (142) 0
1874  272  2022 (143) 0
1875  280  2018 (144) 0
1876  299  2015 (144) 0
1877  298  2011 (145) 0
1878  302  2008 (145) 0
1879  306  2004 (146) 0
1880  319  2001 (146) 0
1881  365  1998 (146) 0
1882  398  1994 (146) 0
1883  453  1991 (145) 0
1884  482  1987 (145) 0
1885  500  1984 (144) 0
1886  497  1981 (144) 0
1887  501  1977 (143) 0
1888  494  1974 (142) 0
1889  506  1970 (140) 0
1890  535  1967 (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
   [BACA], vol. 1, Jan. 1858, page 4
   [BLL], 14 Aug. 1859, page 1
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Jan. 1859, page 16
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Oct. 1860, page 320
   [DAC], 10 July 1859
   [FLIN], 13 Mar. 1858
   [ICM], vol. 5, Apr. 1889, page 100
   [NYC], 23 Jan. 1857
   [QMC], vol. 44, 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: 5 May 2020