Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  255  1941 (101) 6
1865  271  1949 (105) 0
1866  298  1956 (108) 0
1867  283  1963 (111) 0
1868  291  1970 (113) 0
1869  293  1977 (115) 0
1870  310  1984 (116) 0
1871  326  1991 (117) 0
1872  322  1998 (118) 0
1873  327  2005 (118) 0
1874  335  2012 (118) 0
1875  342  2020 (117) 0
1876  318  2027 (116) 0
1877  303  2034 (115) 0
1878  303  2041 (113) 0
1879  296  2048 (111) 0
1880  307  2055 (108) 0
1881  333  2062 (104) 0
1882  337  2069 (100) 0
1883  363  2076 (96) 0
1884  377  2084 (90) 0
1885  373  2091 (83) 0
1886  350  2098 (75) 6
1887  347  2110 (71) 0
1888  329  2121 (65) 7
1889  325  2122 (66) 2
1890  328  2138 (66) 6
1891  361  2117 (67) 1
1892  398  2104 (67) 0
1893  430  2091 (63) 11
1894  475  2070 (67) 0
1895  513  2049 (67) 0
1896  536  2028 (63) 7
1897  547  2025 (64) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Keyes, Robert B.  
Born:
Died: 28 Aug. 1911
 
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, no. 3, May 1892, page 50
   [Era], vol. 32, no. 1629, 12 Dec. 1869, page 7
   [HWT], 1 Nov. 1873
   [NSC], 28 Feb. 1886
   [NYC], 2 Apr. 1859
   [PI], 17 Sep. 1911
   [TR], vol. 37, no. 77, 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   -   2
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 (2)     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 (4)     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: 22 Jul. 2021