Hosmer, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  29  2431 (57) 18
1871  20  2474 (54) 20
1872  17  2501 (60) 0
1873  12  2528 (62) 0
1874  11  2554 (58) 15
1875  2566 (66) 0
1876  2578 (70) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hosmer, Henry  
Born: 7 Apr. 1837
Died: 1 Jan. 1892
 
Notes:
The Spirit of the Times of 18 Feb. 1871 (also 11 Feb. 1871) has 'J. Hosmer', which must be an error.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 180
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 85, 89
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 38
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 80
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, 9 Dec. 1871, page 4
   [BDE], vol. 31, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [Era], vol. 34, 21 Jan. 1872, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 60, 13 Jan. 1872, page 51
   [NYC], 8 June 1867
   [NYC], 16 Nov. 1867
   [NYC], 1 Feb. 1868
   [NYC], 16 July 1870
   [SoT], 18 Feb. 1871
   [SoT], 23 Dec. 1871
   [TFF], 15 Dec. 1871
   [TFF], 22 Dec. 1871
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 5

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

Hosmer, H. - Judd, M. 1870         (c)     2   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Hosmer, H. 1870         (c)     13.5   -   1.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Hosmer, H. 1871         (f)     3   -   1
Hosmer, H. - Mason, Ja. 1874         (c)     3   -   2
Hosmer, H. - Alberoni, E. 1876         (f)     6   -   1

Tournament data

Cleveland 1871 (1)     2nd American Chess Congress - 1st Class Tournament     13  /  18
Chicago 1874     3rd American Chess Congress     8  /  10


Player information updated: 5 May 2020