Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  235  1957 (101) 6
1865  246  1965 (105) 0
1866  271  1974 (108) 0
1867  257  1982 (111) 0
1868  253  1991 (113) 0
1869  253  1999 (115) 0
1870  263  2008 (116) 0
1871  260  2016 (117) 0
1872  262  2025 (118) 0
1873  266  2033 (118) 0
1874  256  2042 (118) 0
1875  262  2050 (117) 0
1876  271  2059 (116) 0
1877  257  2067 (115) 0
1878  257  2076 (113) 0
1879  246  2084 (111) 0
1880  249  2093 (108) 0
1881  271  2101 (105) 0
1882  274  2110 (101) 0
1883  295  2118 (96) 0
1884  300  2127 (90) 0
1885  303  2136 (84) 0
1886  289  2144 (75) 6
1887  284  2153 (71) 0
1888  267  2163 (65) 7
1889  277  2162 (66) 2
1890  271  2179 (66) 6
1891  302  2160 (67) 1
1892  325  2149 (68) 0
1893  333  2138 (65) 9
1894  384  2113 (68) 0
1895  414  2087 (67) 0
1896  448  2062 (63) 7
1897  447  2058 (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