Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  235  1958 (101) 6
1865  246  1966 (105) 0
1866  270  1975 (108) 0
1867  254  1983 (111) 0
1868  251  1992 (113) 0
1869  250  2000 (115) 0
1870  262  2009 (116) 0
1871  259  2017 (117) 0
1872  261  2026 (118) 0
1873  265  2034 (118) 0
1874  255  2043 (118) 0
1875  259  2052 (117) 0
1876  269  2060 (116) 0
1877  254  2069 (115) 0
1878  253  2077 (113) 0
1879  246  2086 (111) 0
1880  250  2094 (108) 0
1881  270  2103 (105) 0
1882  268  2111 (101) 0
1883  288  2120 (96) 0
1884  290  2128 (90) 0
1885  296  2137 (84) 0
1886  280  2146 (75) 6
1887  281  2155 (71) 0
1888  260  2165 (65) 7
1889  271  2164 (66) 2
1890  264  2181 (66) 6
1891  295  2161 (67) 1
1892  319  2151 (68) 0
1893  327  2140 (65) 9
1894  373  2114 (68) 0
1895  402  2089 (67) 0
1896  434  2064 (63) 7
1897  430  2060 (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