Holt, Edward




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  203  2079 (107) 3
1872  214  2083 (105) 0
1873  221  2086 (102) 0
1874  218  2090 (98) 0
1875  218  2094 (93) 0
1876  229  2097 (86) 0
1877  213  2101 (78) 9
1878  231  2093 (78) 0
1879  239  2084 (74) 16

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Holt, Edward Burnham  
Born: 1 June 1840
Died: 18 July 1909
 
Notes:
Correspondence from David Cohen gives 'Edmund B. Holt'?
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 177
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 88
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 33, 30 Apr. 1871, page 7
   [TG], vol. 29, 26 Jan. 1872, page 3
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Edward Holt]
   Harding, Tim.  [Chess Books for Christmas], page 12
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

Tournament data

Montreal and Quebec 1871     Montréal - Québec Telegraphic Match    
  Holt, E.B. - Howe, H.A.     1.5 - 1.5    
Quebec 1877     6th Canadian Championship     6.5  /  9
Montreal 1879     7th Canadian Chess Championship Tournament     8.5  /  12
Ottawa 1879     8th Canadian Championship Tournament     3  /  6


Player information updated: 5 May 2020