Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  235  1959 (101) 6
1865  246  1967 (105) 0
1866  270  1976 (108) 0
1867  253  1984 (111) 0
1868  251  1993 (113) 0
1869  250  2001 (115) 0
1870  262  2010 (116) 0
1871  259  2018 (117) 0
1872  261  2027 (118) 0
1873  265  2036 (118) 0
1874  256  2044 (118) 0
1875  261  2053 (117) 0
1876  270  2061 (116) 0
1877  255  2070 (115) 0
1878  254  2078 (113) 0
1879  246  2087 (111) 0
1880  250  2095 (108) 0
1881  270  2104 (105) 0
1882  268  2112 (101) 0
1883  289  2121 (96) 0
1884  291  2130 (90) 0
1885  297  2138 (84) 0
1886  281  2147 (75) 6
1887  281  2156 (71) 0
1888  260  2166 (65) 7
1889  271  2165 (66) 2
1890  264  2182 (66) 6
1891  295  2163 (67) 1
1892  319  2152 (68) 0
1893  327  2141 (65) 9
1894  373  2116 (68) 0
1895  402  2090 (67) 0
1896  434  2065 (63) 7
1897  430  2061 (64) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Keyes, Robert B.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given as 'Keys'. Hilbert has 'Robert B.E. Keys' in Writings in Chess History (p.319), quoting the Philadelphia Item. The Newark Sunday Call of 28 Feb. 1886 has 'R.E. Keys'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 227
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 35
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 319
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 10
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 131
   Walker, New Jersey Chess Association, page 6
Periodicals
   [ACMo], vol. 1, May 1892, page 50
   [Era], vol. 32, 12 Dec. 1869, page 7
   [HWT], 1 Nov. 1873
   [NSC], 28 Feb. 1886
   [NYC], 2 Apr. 1859
   [TR], vol. 37, 28 Sep. 1893, page 1

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

Keyes, R.B. - Marquez Sterling, M. 1893 (1)         (f)     3.5   -   3.5
Keyes, R.B. - Marquez Sterling, M. 1893 (2)         (f)     2   -   0
Marquez Sterling, M. - Keyes, R.B. 1896         (f)     5.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1864     Philadelphia Club Handicap     2  /  6      odds player in a knight class
Cooperstown 1886 (1)     1st New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     2.5  /  6
Rutherford 1888     3rd New Jersey State Tournament    
  Keyes, R.B. - Vorrath, A.     1 - 0    
  Keyes, R.B. - Doyle, P.J.     1 - 0    
  Keyes, R.B. - Hymes, C.     1 - 0    
Newark 1888 (1)     Columbia Club - Newark Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Koehler, G.H.     0 - 1    
New York 1888 (1)     Columbia Club - Newark Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Koehler, G.H.     0 - 1    
Plainfield 1888     Newark - Plainfield Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Kempa-Pieczonka, A.     0 - 1    
Newark 1888 (2)     Newark - Plainfield Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Kempa-Pieczonka, A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Plainfield and Elizabeth 1889     4th New Jersey State Tournament - Championship    
  Keyes, R.B. - Hymes, N.     1 - 0    
  Keyes, R.B. - Pope, R.W.     0 - 1    
New Brunswick and Elizabeth 1890     5th New Jersey State Tournament - Championship    
  Keyes, R.B. - Hymes, E.     1 - 0    
  Keyes, R.B. - Hymes, C.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Keyes, R.B. - Brown, G.A.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Keyes, R.B. - van Dyke, H.N.     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Baird, J.W.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1897 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Robinson, D.S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1897 (8)     Mercantile Library Chess Club Cup Tournament     5  /  10


Player information updated: 4 Mar. 2020