Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  235  1940 (102) 6
1865  246  1946 (106) 0
1866  274  1952 (109) 0
1867  264  1958 (112) 0
1868  266  1964 (115) 0
1869  268  1969 (117) 0
1870  286  1975 (118) 0
1871  284  1981 (120) 0
1872  281  1987 (120) 0
1873  289  1992 (121) 0
1874  279  1998 (121) 0
1875  287  2004 (121) 0
1876  297  2010 (120) 0
1877  282  2015 (119) 0
1878  279  2021 (118) 0
1879  278  2027 (117) 0
1880  279  2033 (115) 0
1881  306  2038 (112) 0
1882  326  2044 (109) 0
1883  366  2050 (106) 0
1884  377  2056 (102) 0
1885  379  2062 (97) 0
1886  360  2067 (91) 6
1887  366  2067 (91) 0
1888  354  2066 (91) 0
1889  353  2065 (89) 0
1890  366  2065 (86) 0
1891  379  2064 (82) 1
1892  388  2070 (78) 0
1893  394  2077 (72) 9
1894  430  2060 (73) 0
1895  438  2043 (71) 0
1896  459  2026 (66) 7
1897  448  2029 (66) 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.
 
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
   [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
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: 15 Jan. 2020