Buckle, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1842  12  2507 (67) 19
1843  2539 (61) 11
1844  2539 (66) 0
1845  10  2539 (67) 0
1846  2539 (65) 0
1847  2539 (58) 16
1848  2548 (55) 8
1849  2538 (55) 6
1850  14  2500 (53) 4
1851  15  2488 (49) 29
1852  13  2475 (64) 0
1853  16  2462 (76) 1
1854  19  2445 (86) 0
1855  23  2427 (95) 0
1856  28  2410 (103) 0
1857  36  2393 (111) 0
1858  43  2376 (117) 0
1859  50  2358 (123) 0
1860  59  2341 (128) 0
1861  72  2324 (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