Richardson, Horace




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1846  52  2202 (67) 27
1847  60  2194 (76) 0
1848  55  2185 (83) 0
1849  80  2177 (88) 0
1850  79  2168 (92) 0
1851  85  2160 (95) 0
1852  81  2151 (98) 0
1853  90  2142 (99) 0
1854  95  2134 (100) 0
1855  102  2125 (99) 0
1856  119  2117 (98) 0
1857  129  2108 (97) 4
1858  145  2088 (98) 1
1859  169  2075 (100) 3
1860  176  2072 (106) 0
1861  184  2069 (111) 0
1862  181  2065 (115) 0
1863  181  2062 (119) 0
1864  190  2058 (123) 0
1865  200  2055 (126) 0
1866  222  2052 (129) 0
1867  216  2048 (131) 0
1868  213  2045 (134) 0
1869  221  2042 (136) 0
1870  242  2038 (138) 0
1871  250  2035 (139) 0
1872  257  2032 (141) 0
1873  274  2028 (142) 0
1874  271  2025 (143) 0
1875  287  2021 (144) 0
1876  301  2018 (145) 0
1877  307  2015 (145) 0
1878  311  2011 (146) 0
1879  318  2008 (146) 0
1880  328  2005 (146) 0
1881  374  2001 (146) 0
1882  404  1998 (146) 0
1883  457  1995 (145) 0
1884  481  1991 (145) 0
1885  498  1988 (144) 0
1886  503  1984 (144) 0
1887  504  1981 (143) 0
1888  501  1978 (142) 0
1889  511  1974 (140) 0
1890  542  1971 (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