Delmar, Eugene




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  147  2147 (94) 3
1860  146  2166 (91) 7
1861  147  2174 (90) 1
1862  137  2192 (88) 0
1863  126  2211 (86) 0
1864  120  2229 (82) 0
1865  111  2247 (77) 1
1866  100  2262 (71) 2
1867  91  2284 (66) 10
1868  77  2316 (59) 0
1869  63  2347 (47) 19
1870  47  2391 (38) 104
1871  36  2421 (43) 34
1872  33  2435 (46) 6
1873  33  2417 (40) 62
1874  29  2445 (42) 29
1875  26  2465 (40) 25
1876  26  2467 (40) 46
1877  33  2443 (50) 0
1878  41  2420 (52) 0
1879  50  2396 (48) 21
1880  52  2398 (44) 26
1881  70  2378 (51) 0
1882  78  2359 (50) 0
1883  102  2339 (41) 35
1884  73  2397 (44) 1
1885  41  2467 (34) 59
1886  37  2470 (36) 40
1887  29  2498 (40) 13
1888  33  2483 (40) 10
1889  46  2447 (32) 47
1890  60  2430 (35) 25
1891  66  2421 (33) 35
1892  83  2383 (32) 40
1893  93  2369 (28) 76
1894  91  2371 (34) 26
1895  57  2411 (39) 17
1896  73  2398 (41) 10
1897  77  2381 (40) 13
1898  99  2354 (39) 12
1899  105  2352 (33) 41
1900  127  2330 (35) 27
1901  136  2322 (36) 28
1902  196  2275 (42) 7
1903  213  2268 (40) 15
1904  200  2284 (38) 28
1905  187  2298 (41) 10
1906  174  2309 (41) 21
1907  269  2259 (45) 5
1908  357  2219 (44) 22
1909  462  2175 (53) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Delmar, Eugene  
Born: 12 Sep. 1841
Died: 22 Feb. 1909
 
Notes:
Name often given as 'D. Eugene Delmar' or 'D.E. Delmar', e.g. in the New York Clipper of 16 Jun. 1860, 8 Mar. 1862 and 24 Jul. 1869, as well as in the Georgia Weekly Telegraph of 16 Aug. 1867, the Philadelphia Daily Evening Bulletin of 6 Dec. 1867, the Era of 21 Jan. 1872 (p.14), the Brooklyn Daily Eagle of 21 Dec. 1871 (p.2), and the Spirit of the Times of 23 Dec. 1871 and 1 Nov. 1873.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 303
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 255
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 77
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 89
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 89
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 276, 574
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 292
   Hilbert, Napier, page 110
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 79
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 434
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 87, 219
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 222
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 104
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 56
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 58, 78
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 56, 297
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 299, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1739, 21 Jan. 1872, page 14
   [GWT], 16 Aug. 1867
   [NYC], 16 June 1860
   [NYC], 8 Mar. 1862
   [NYC], 24 July 1869
   [PDEB], 6 Dec. 1867
   [SoT], 23 Dec. 1871
   [SoT], 1 Nov. 1873
   [TFF], 22 Dec. 1871
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]

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

Montgomery, H.P. - Delmar, E. (1) 1859         (c)     2   -   1      Montgomery, H.P. gave odds of a knight
Loyd, S. - Delmar, E. (1) 1865         (s)     0   -   1      Loyd, S. gave odds of pawn and move
Delmar, E. (1) - Stockton, J.D. 1867 (1)         (f)     3   -   1      Delmar, E. (1) gave odds of a knight
Delmar, E. (1) - Stockton, J.D. 1867 (2)         (f)     2   -   2      Delmar, E. (1) gave odds of a rook
Merian, A. - Delmar, E. (1) 1869         (f)     3   -   2
Delmar, E. (1) - Elson, J. 1870         (f)     3   -   2
Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870 (1)         (f)     3   -   1      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Ware, P. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870         (c)     6   -   4
Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870 (2)         (c)     13   -   14      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870 (3)         (c)     21   -   19      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Delmar, E. (1) - Perrin, F. 1871         (f)     8   -   3
Delmar, E. (1) - Congdon, J.A. 1871         (c)     12.5   -   10.5      Delmar, E. (1) gave odds of a knight
Delmar, E. (1) - Pindar, E.D. 1872         (f)     6   -   0
Barnett, J.P. - Delmar, E. (1) 1873         (f)     5   -   4
Delmar, E. (1) - Brown, T.M. 1873         (f)     5   -   2
Delmar, E. (1) - Perrin, F. 1873         (f)     0.5   -   0.5
Mason, Ja. - Delmar, E. (1) 1873 (1)         (f)     7.5   -   1.5
Mason, Ja. - Delmar, E. (1) 1873 (2)         (f)     8.5   -   5.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Mason, Ja. 1874         (f)     2.5   -   1.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Staples, J. 1874         (c)     1   -   6      Delmar, E. (1) gave odds of a knight
Delmar, E. (1) - Whiting, W.W. 1874         (c)     3   -   4      Delmar, E. (1) gave odds of a knight
Neill, B.M. - Delmar, E. (1) 1875         (c)     2   -   0
Delmar, E. (1) - Elson, J. 1875 (1)         (c)     2   -   1
Delmar, E. (1) - Elson, J. 1875 (2)         (f)     1.5   -   3.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Martinez, D.M. 1875         (c)     8   -   5
Delmar, E. (1) - Davidson, H. (1) 1875         (c)     2   -   0
Delmar, E. (1) - Barnes, A.P. 1879         (f)     8   -   5
Delmar, E. (1) - Loyd, S. 1879         (f)     6   -   2
Delmar, E. (1) - Barnes, A.P. 1880         (f)     7.5   -   0.5
Steinitz, W. - Delmar, E. (1) 1883         (c)     1   -   0
Zukertort, J.H. - Delmar, E. (1) 1883         (c)     13   -   3
Vazquez, A.C. - Delmar, E. (1) 1884         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Orchard, I.E. 1885         (c)     8.5   -   3.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Ryan, J.S. 1885         (f)     7   -   5
Delmar, E. (1) - McCalla, S.L. 1887         (c)     3.5   -   2.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Lipschutz, S. 1888         (f)     5   -   3
Lipschutz, S. - Delmar, E. (1) 1890         (f)     8.5   -   4.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Ascher, J.G. 1890         (c)     5   -   3
Delmar, E. (1) - Pollock, W.H.K. 1891         (f)     5   -   3
Delmar, E. (1) - Hodges, A.B. 1892         (f)     0   -   5
Lasker, Em. - Delmar, E. (1) 1892         (f)     2.5   -   0.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Walbrodt, C.A. 1893 (1)         (c)     1   -   0
Delmar, E. (1) - Walbrodt, C.A. 1893 (2)         (f)     4.5   -   6.5
Schottlander, A. - Delmar, E. (1) 1893         (c)     3   -   1
Albin, A. - Delmar, E. (1) 1893 (1)         (c)     6.5   -   1.5
Albin, A. - Delmar, E. (1) 1893 (2)         (c)     12   -   4
Albin, A. - Delmar, E. (1) 1894         (f)     5   -   2
Delmar, E. (1) - Jasnogrodsky, N. 1895         (f)     5.5   -   1.5
Janowsky, D.M. - Delmar, E. (1) 1899         (f)     1   -   0
Delmar, E. (1) - Hanham, J.M. 1899         (f)     4   -   2
Delmar, E. (1) - Halpern, J.C. 1899         (f)     2   -   1
Delmar, E. (1) - Hanham, J.M. 1900         (f)     3.5   -   1.5
Marshall, F.J. - Delmar, E. (1) 1900         (f)     4   -   1
Lasker, Em. - Delmar, E. (1) 1901         (f)     1   -   0
Lasker, Em. - Delmar, E. (1) 1902         (f)     1   -   0
Keidanski, H. - Delmar, E. (1) 1902         (f)     4   -   1
Capablanca, J.R. - Delmar, E. (1) 1904         (c)     3   -   0
Capablanca, J.R. - Delmar, E. (1) 1908         (f)     5   -   0      Capablanca, J.R. gave odds of pawn and move

Tournament data

New York 1860 (1)     1st Free Tournament    
  Delmar, E. (1) - McLean, J.D.     0 - 1          Delmar, E. (1) gave odds of a rook
  Delmar, E. (1) - McLean, J.D.     3 - 3          Delmar, E. (1) gave odds of a knight
New York 1861 (1)     3rd Free Tournament    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Koppel, C.     0 - 1    
New York 1866     New York Club Tournament    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Warner, J.C.     0.5 - 1.5    
New York 1867     New York Club Tournament    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Mackenzie, G.H.     0 - 2    
New York 1869 (5)     4th Cafe Europa Tournament    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Mason, Ja.     0 - 2    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Perrin, F.     2 - 2    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Merian, A.     2 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Mackenzie, G.H.     1 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Delmar, E. (1) - Mackenzie, G.H.     0 - 1    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Wernich, H.     1.5 - 0.5    
New York 1869 (6)     Brooklyn Club Tournament    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Brenzinger, F.E.     1 - 1    
New York 1870 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament     8  /  14
New York 1870 (4)     Brooklyn Club - Cafe International Team Match     3  /  4
New York 1873     Brooklyn Club Tournament     19  /  22
New York 1874 (1)     Brooklyn Club Handicap Tournament     17  /  22
New York 1874 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Barnett, J.P.     2 - 1    
New York 1876 (1)     Cafe International Tournament     19.5  /  28
New York 1876 (2)     Clipper Tournament     15.5  /  18
New York 1880 (1)     5th American Chess Congress     9.5  /  18
Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Roberts, J.A.     1 - 1    
New York 1883     5th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     5.5  /  16
New York 1885 (1)     Manhattan Club Handicap Tournament     16  /  21
New York 1885 (3)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
New York 1885 (4)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
New York 1885 (5)     8th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     10  /  12
New York 1886 (1)     Manhattan Club Tournament     13  /  24      received odds from first class
New York 1886 (2)     New York Chess Club Tournament     14.5  /  16
New York 1887 (1)     10th New York State Championship    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Vorrath, A.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Doyle, P.J.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Mintz, F.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Angresius, C.F.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Richardson, P.     1.5 - 0.5    
New York 1888 (2)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 1)    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Schubert, C.     1 - 0    
New York 1888 (3)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 2)    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Nugent, C.     1 - 0    
New York 1889 (1)     11th New York State Championship    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Hanham, J.M.     0 - 1    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Gossip, G.H.D.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Fitch, J.H.A.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Koehler, G.H.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Koehler, B.     1 - 0    
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     19.5  /  42
New York 1890 (2)     12th New York State Championship    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Ryan, J.S.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Meyer, Ot.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Otten, H.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Lipschutz, S.     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Eccles, C.W.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Hodges, A.B.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Baird, D.G.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Ford, E.A.     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     18.5  /  28
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Sternberg, L.     0 - 1    
Newark 1892     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Sternberg, L.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Lipschutz, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Loeb, S.E.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Morgan, J.P.     1 - 0    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Olly, E.N.     0 - 1    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Eccles, C.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York and New Orleans 1892     Manhattan - New Orleans telegraph match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Wilcox, C.O.     0.5 - 0.5    
Skaneateles 1892 (2)     New York State Chess Association - Rice Trophy, First Class     4.5  /  7
New York 1892 (6)     Brooklyn Club Championship     10  /  18
New York 1893 (1)     15th New York State Championship    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Hymes, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Simonson, G.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Ryan, J.S.     1 - 0    
New York 1893 (4)     Manhattan Club Championship     5.5  /  12
New York 1893 (13)     New York Tournament     8  /  13
New York 1893 (14)     Manhattan Café Tournament     1.5  /  8
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Pollock, W.H.K.     0 - 1    
Buffalo 1894 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     3  /  7
New York 1894 (6)     New York Tournament     5  /  10
New York 1895 (1)     Newark - New York City Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Sternberg, L.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (5)     Metropolitan Club - New York City Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Honegger, O.P.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Davidson, H. (1)     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (10)     New York State Championship    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Baird, D.G.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (15)     Brooklyn - New York City Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Richardson, P.     1 - 0    
Skaneateles 1895 (1)     New York State Chess Association - Staats-Zeitung Cup Competition     4.5  /  6
New York 1896 (2)     18th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     1.5  /  3
London, England and New York 1896     1st Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Atkins, H.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Shipley, W.P.     1 - 0    
Ontario Beach 1896 (2)     6th Staats-Zeitung Challenge Cup Tournament     2.5  /  5
London, England and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Blake, J.H.     1 - 0    
New York 1897 (1)     19th New York State Chess Association Meeting - Championship     3.5  /  4
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Robinson, A.K.     1 - 0    
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1897 (3)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association - New York State Chess Association Match     2  /  7
New York 1898 (1)     20th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     3  /  4
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Mills, D.Y.     0 - 1    
Lake Keuka 1898     Pennsylvania State Chess Association - New York State Chess Association Match     2  /  7
New York 1899 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     4  /  18
New York 1899 (2)     New York State Championship     2.5  /  4
Philadelphia 1899 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Bampton, S.W.     1 - 0    
New York 1899 (3)     Manhattan Club Championship     8  /  11
New York 1900 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship - Play-off    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Halpern, J.C.     2.5 - 1.5    
New York 1900 (2)     New York State Championship     1  /  3
London, England and New York 1900     5th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Trenchard, H.W.     1 - 0    
New York 1900 (3)     Manhattan Club Masters Tournament     3  /  8
New York 1900 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Newman, C.J.     0 - 1    
New York 1901 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     1  /  4
New York 1901 (3)     New York State Championship    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Finn, J.     0 - 1    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Howell, C.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Bampton, S.W.     0 - 1    
Buffalo 1901     New York State Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  10
New York 1901 (6)     Manhattan Club Championship     5  /  10
London, England and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Trenchard, H.W.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1903     8th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Jacobs, H.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1903 (1)     Manhattan Club Rice Gambit Tournament     5  /  14
New York 1904 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     5.5  /  11
Cambridge Springs 1904     Cambridge Springs Tournament     4.5  /  15
Sylvan Beach 1905 (2)     18th New York State Chess Association Meeting - Rice Gambit Tournament     5  /  10
New York 1906 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     7.5  /  12
New York 1906 (2)     28th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - New York State Championship     0  /  0
New York 1906 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Magee, J.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1906 (8)     20th Brooklyn Club Championship     6.5  /  8
Saint Lawrence River 1907 (1)     20th New York State Chess Association Championship     2  /  5
New York 1908 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     5.5  /  10
London, England and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Delmar, E. (1) - Richmond, G.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Trenton Falls 1908 (1)     New York State Chess Association Rice Trophy Competition     2  /  6
New York 1909     Manhattan Club Championship     2.5  /  11


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022