Kemény, Emil




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  76  2392 (52) 11
1891  50  2431 (41) 26
1892  34  2470 (38) 31
1893  28  2485 (41) 17
1894  19  2516 (43) 26
1895  24  2511 (43) 15
1896  25  2494 (41) 16
1897  28  2487 (42) 11
1898  33  2465 (40) 18
1899  22  2479 (37) 28
1900  38  2444 (39) 23
1901  59  2408 (44) 15
1902  75  2385 (51) 1
1903  98  2359 (53) 0
1904  128  2333 (47) 25
1905  161  2311 (60) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Kemény, Emil  
Born: 13 Jan. 1860
Died: 1 May 1925
 
Notes:
Barcza (p.234) mentions the possibility that he was actually born in 1851, but this seems uncertain.
 
References
Books
   Barcza, Magyar Sakktörténet, Vol.1, page 156, 234
   Davies, Samuel Lipschütz, page 190
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 308
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 158
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 209
   Goldman, Carl Schlechter!, page 524
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 34, 297
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 98, 412
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 18
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 130
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Emil Kemeny and the Value of Correspondence Chess: An Historical Perspective]
   Sarah.  [Cast of Characters]

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

Kemeny, E. - Halpern, J.C. 1890         (f)     6   -   5
Kemeny, E. - Huntington, W.S. 1891         (f)     5   -   1
Hanham, J.M. - Kemeny, E. 1891         (f)     5   -   4
Pillsbury, H.N. - Kemeny, E. 1893         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Showalter, J.W. - Kemeny, E. 1896         (f)     9   -   6
Showalter, J.W. - Kemeny, E. 1897         (c)     1   -   1
Hodges, A.B. - Kemeny, E. 1897         (f)     0.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Budapest 1889 (2)     Pest Chess Circle Knockout Tournament    
  Kemeny, E. - Ehrenstein, M.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Kemeny, E. - Richards, G.H.     1 - 0    
  Kemeny, E. - Dalton (1)     1 - 0    
  Kemeny, E. - Ford, E.A.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Kemeny, E. - Baird, D.G.     0 - 1    
Skaneateles 1891 (2)     4th New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - Staats Zeitung Trophy Tournament     4.5  /  7
New York 1892 (1)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Thompson, C.T.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (2)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Eno, W.F.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Kemeny, E. - Baird, D.G.     0 - 1    
  Kemeny, E. - Lisle, A.C.     1 - 0    
  Kemeny, E. - Ferris, W.J.     1 - 0    
  Kemeny, E. - Stubbs, H.D.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia or New York (?) 1892     Junior Club - New York City Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Bampton, S.W.     1 - 0    
Skaneateles 1892 (1)     New York State Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  8
New York 1892 (6)     Brooklyn Club Championship     14  /  18
Philadelphia 1893 (1)     8th Franklin Chess Club Championship     14  /  18
New York 1894 (3)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Richardson, P.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (5)     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Hymes, C.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1894 (3)     9th Franklin Chess Club Championship     23  /  24
Philadelphia 1895 (2)     10th Franklin Chess Club Championship     13  /  15
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Showalter, J.W.     1 - 0    
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1897 (3)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association - New York State Chess Association Match     4.5  /  7
Philadelphia 1898 (3)     13th Franklin Chess Club Championship     7  /  11
Lake Keuka 1898     Pennsylvania State Chess Association - New York State Chess Association Match     4.5  /  7
Philadelphia 1899 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Lipschutz, S.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1899 (4)     14th Franklin Chess Club Championship     10.5  /  14
  Kemeny, E. - Voigt, H.G.     4 - 2    
Saratoga Springs 1899     New York State Chess Association - Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament     4.5  /  7
New York 1900 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1900     15th Franklin Chess Club Championship     13  /  18
  Kemeny, E. - Newman, C.J.     1.5 - 2.5    
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1901 (5)     16th Franklin Chess Club Championship     9.5  /  14
New York 1902 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Hymes, E.     1 - 0    
Saint Louis 1904 (1)     7th American Chess Congress - Major Tournament     6.5  /  12
Saint Louis 1904 (2)     7th American Chess Congress - Minor Tournament     8  /  13
New York and Chicago 1905 (1)     Manhattan Club - Chicago Club Telegraph Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Fox, A.W.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia and Chicago 1905     Franklin Chess Club - Chicago Chess and Checker Club Telegraph Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Robinson, D.S.     0 - 1    
New York and Chicago 1905 (2)     Brooklyn Club - Chicago Club Telegraph Match    
  Kemeny, E. - Howell, C.S.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2022