Buckle, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1842  12  2511 (67) 19
1843  2543 (62) 11
1844  2543 (66) 0
1845  10  2543 (67) 0
1846  2543 (65) 0
1847  2543 (58) 16
1848  2551 (55) 8
1849  2542 (55) 6
1850  14  2504 (53) 4
1851  17  2492 (49) 29
1852  14  2478 (64) 0
1853  17  2465 (76) 1
1854  18  2448 (86) 0
1855  23  2431 (95) 0
1856  27  2413 (103) 0
1857  34  2396 (111) 0
1858  41  2379 (117) 0
1859  49  2361 (123) 0
1860  58  2344 (128) 0
1861  69  2327 (133) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Buckle, Henry Thomas  
Born: 24 Nov. 1821
Died: 29 May 1862
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper has birth date 2-11-1822. Sarah's web site has birth date 2-11-1821. Sergeant and Golombek have birth date 11-11-1821. The Chess Player's Magazine of Feb. 1864 (p.35) and the Sunday Times of 15 Jun. 1862 (p.5) give birth date 24-11-1822. Gaige has birth date 24-11-1821. The Era of 15 June 1862 (p.13) gives birth date as Nov. 1822 and date of death as 31 May 1862, and this information is repeated by Hazeltine in the New York Clipper of 26 July 1862. The June 1862 issue of La Nouvelle Régence (p.184) and the Feb. 1864 issue of the Chess Player's Magazine (p.45) also give 31 May 1862 as the date of death. The Era of 6 Mar. 1870 (p.7) gives Nov. 1822 and May 1862.
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 76
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 57
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 50
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 78
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 51
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 62
Periodicals
   [BLL], 13 Apr. 1845, page 4
   [CPM], vol. 2, Feb. 1864, page 34
   [Era], vol. 24, 13 Oct. 1861, page 13
   [Era], vol. 24, 15 June 1862, page 13
   [Era], vol. 27, 18 June 1865, page 14
   [Era], vol. 32, 6 Mar. 1870, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 18, 22 Feb. 1851, page 163
   [NR], vol. 3, June 1862, page 183
   [NYC], 26 July 1862
   [ST], 15 June 1862, page 5
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Lost Heroes of Chess], page 2
   Jones, Robert H.  [No. 1 - Thomas Winter-Wood]
   Sarah.  [Henry Thomas Buckle]
   Sericano, C.  [Gerolamo Tassinari]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Henry Buckle Part 1]
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Henry Buckle Part 2: Buckle as a Chess Player]
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Simpson's Divan]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4713. Last words]

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

Buckle, H.T. - Fonblanque, A. 1842         (c)     2   -   1
Buckle, H.T. - Tuckett, W.J.W. 1842         (f)     7   -   9      Buckle, H.T. gave odds of pawn and move
von der Lasa, T. - Buckle, H.T. 1843         (c)     2   -   1
Staunton, H. - Buckle, H.T. 1843         (f)     1   -   6      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Bledow, L.E. - Buckle, H.T. 1843         (s)     1   -   0
Buckle, H.T. - Bird, H.E. 1847         (c)     9   -   7      Buckle, H.T. gave odds of pawn and move
Buckle, H.T. - Kieseritzky, L.A.B.F. 1848         (f)     4.5   -   3.5
Williams, E. (1) - Buckle, H.T. 1850         (f)     3   -   1
Kieseritzky, L.A.B.F. - Buckle, H.T. 1851         (c)     2   -   1
Buckle, H.T. - Lowenthal, J.J. 1851         (f)     4.5   -   3.5
Buckle, H.T. - Anderssen (offhand) 1851         (c)     8   -   7
von der Lasa, T. - Buckle, H.T. 1851         (c)     3   -   0
Buckle, H.T. - MacDonnell, G.A. 1853         (c)     1   -   0
Buckle, H.T. - Winter-Wood, T. 1861         (c)     1   -   1      Buckle, H.T. gave odds of pawn and move

Tournament data

London 1849     Ries' Divan tournament    
  Buckle, H.T. - Smith, C.F.     2 - 0    
  Buckle, H.T. - Williams, E. (1)     2 - 0    
  Buckle, H.T. - Medley, G.W.     1 - 0    
  Buckle, H.T. - Medley, J.R.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018