Hosmer, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  32  2422 (57) 18
1871  23  2465 (53) 20
1872  20  2489 (60) 0
1873  18  2513 (61) 0
1874  12  2538 (57) 15
1875  10  2544 (63) 0
1876  2550 (66) 7
1877  12  2527 (76) 0
1878  18  2503 (84) 0
1879  22  2479 (90) 0
1880  27  2456 (95) 0
1881  45  2432 (100) 0
1882  59  2408 (103) 0
1883  77  2385 (106) 0
1884  90  2361 (108) 2

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
Zukertort, J.H. - Hosmer, H. 1884         (c)     2   -   0

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: 22 Jul. 2020