Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  252  1949 (101) 6
1865  267  1956 (105) 0
1866  295  1964 (108) 0
1867  278  1971 (111) 0
1868  284  1979 (113) 0
1869  287  1986 (115) 0
1870  299  1994 (116) 0
1871  311  2001 (117) 0
1872  311  2008 (118) 0
1873  317  2016 (118) 0
1874  316  2023 (118) 0
1875  325  2031 (117) 0
1876  306  2038 (116) 0
1877  291  2046 (115) 0
1878  294  2053 (113) 0
1879  287  2061 (111) 0
1880  292  2068 (108) 0
1881  319  2076 (104) 0
1882  324  2083 (100) 0
1883  344  2091 (96) 0
1884  355  2098 (90) 0
1885  348  2106 (83) 0
1886  336  2113 (74) 6
1887  328  2126 (71) 0
1888  305  2139 (65) 7
1889  305  2138 (66) 2
1890  308  2153 (66) 6
1891  349  2132 (67) 1
1892  382  2118 (67) 0
1893  417  2104 (63) 11
1894  453  2082 (67) 0
1895  488  2061 (67) 0
1896  512  2040 (63) 7
1897  515  2037 (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 (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: 22 Jul. 2021