Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  251  1947 (101) 6
1865  264  1955 (105) 0
1866  290  1963 (108) 0
1867  270  1970 (111) 0
1868  274  1978 (113) 0
1869  275  1985 (115) 0
1870  287  1993 (116) 0
1871  303  2000 (117) 0
1872  296  2008 (118) 0
1873  300  2016 (118) 0
1874  305  2023 (118) 0
1875  299  2031 (117) 0
1876  293  2038 (116) 0
1877  276  2046 (115) 0
1878  277  2053 (113) 0
1879  272  2061 (111) 0
1880  276  2069 (108) 0
1881  302  2076 (104) 0
1882  312  2084 (100) 0
1883  340  2091 (96) 0
1884  344  2099 (90) 0
1885  337  2106 (83) 0
1886  326  2114 (74) 6
1887  320  2127 (71) 0
1888  296  2140 (65) 7
1889  293  2139 (66) 2
1890  300  2155 (66) 6
1891  336  2134 (67) 1
1892  367  2121 (67) 0
1893  397  2108 (63) 11
1894  437  2087 (67) 0
1895  471  2066 (67) 0
1896  501  2046 (63) 7
1897  498  2043 (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