Voigt, Hermann




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  92  2360 (82) 2
1884  92  2371 (73) 0
1885  84  2381 (62) 6
1886  75  2394 (47) 22
1887  68  2407 (44) 16
1888  54  2432 (44) 15
1889  42  2448 (47) 10
1890  41  2453 (51) 0
1891  38  2458 (47) 5
1892  46  2443 (40) 27
1893  59  2407 (40) 19
1894  76  2387 (38) 33
1895  62  2403 (36) 36
1896  55  2422 (41) 16
1897  43  2448 (41) 14
1898  35  2472 (40) 19
1899  33  2466 (38) 29
1900  38  2455 (46) 2
1901  47  2433 (45) 16
1902  47  2432 (51) 2
1903  45  2438 (52) 3
1904  59  2423 (51) 9
1905  97  2372 (54) 7
1906  117  2356 (58) 1
1907  127  2345 (60) 1
1908  139  2334 (58) 1
1909  171  2322 (54) 7
1910  202  2300 (54) 6
1911  258  2273 (54) 16
1912  295  2253 (68) 0
1913  338  2233 (79) 0
1914  350  2212 (87) 0
1915  377  2192 (94) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Voigt, Hermann G.  
Born: 16 July 1857
Died: 12 Feb. 1922
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 319
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 448
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 454, 581
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 229
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 36
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 16, 31, 400
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 15
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 287
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 122
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 313

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Voigt, H.G. - Gross, H.B. 1885         (f)     5   -   1
Blackburne, J.H. - Voigt, H.G. 1889         (c)     0   -   1
Weiss, M. - Voigt, H.G. 1889         (c)     2   -   1
Pollock, W.H.K. - Voigt, H.G. 1889         (c)     0   -   2
Lasker, Em. - Voigt, H.G. 1892         (c)     2   -   0
Walbrodt, C.A. - Voigt, H.G. 1893         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Pillsbury, H.N. - Voigt, H.G. 1893         (c)     1   -   0
Albin, A. - Voigt, H.G. 1895         (c)     2   -   4
Showalter, J.W. - Voigt, H.G. 1896         (c)     1   -   1
Pillsbury, H.N. - Voigt, H.G. 1898         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Voigt, H.G. - Judd, M. 1903         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Pillsbury, H.N. - Voigt, H.G. 1904         (c)     4.5   -   4.5
Capablanca, J.R. - Voigt, H.G. 1910         (f)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Blackmar, Ab.E.     1.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1886 (2)     1st Franklin Chess Club Championship     12.5  /  22
Philadelphia 1887 (2)     2nd Franklin Chess Club Championship     8.5  /  16      odds player in pawn and move class
Philadelphia 1888 (1)     3rd Franklin Chess Club Championship     9  /  14
Philadelphia 1888 (3)     Junior Club - Columbia Club Match (2)    
  Voigt, H.G. - Halpern, J.C.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1889 (1)     4th Franklin Chess Club Championship     2  /  4
Philadelphia 1891 (1)     6th Franklin Chess Club Championship    
  Voigt, H.G. - Smyth, C.     1 - 0    
  Voigt, H.G. - Morgan, M.     1 - 0    
  Voigt, H.G. - Martinez, D.M.     1 - 0    
  Voigt, H.G. - Martinez, C.S.     1.5 - 0.5    
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Voigt, H.G. - Loeb, S.E.     0 - 1    
  Voigt, H.G. - Lipschutz, S.     1 - 0    
  Voigt, H.G. - Young, J.W. (1)     1 - 0    
  Voigt, H.G. - Otten, H.     1 - 0    
  Voigt, H.G. - Rogers, H.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Skaneateles 1892 (2)     New York State Chess Association - Rice Trophy, First Class     5  /  7
Skaneateles 1892 (6)     New York State Chess Association - Play-off    
  Voigt, H.G. - Shotwell, W.J.     0.5 - 0.5          Voigt, H.G. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Voigt, H.G. - White, A.N.     1 - 0          Voigt, H.G. gave odds of a knight
  Voigt, H.G. - Graves, W.H.     1 - 0          Voigt, H.G. gave odds of a rook
Philadelphia 1892 (1)     7th Franklin Chess Club Championship     7.5  /  10
Philadelphia 1893 (1)     8th Franklin Chess Club Championship     12.5  /  18
Newark 1893     Newark - New York City Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hymes, N.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1894 (1)     Franklin Chess Club Knock-Out Tournament    
  Voigt, H.G. - Maguire, E.S.     0 - 1    
  Voigt, H.G. - Ferris, W.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Voigt, H.G. - Magee, J.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hale, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (3)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1894 (4)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hodges, A.B.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1894 (2)     Franklin Chess Club Knock-Out Tournament    
  Voigt, H.G. - Robinson, D.S.     1 - 0    
  Voigt, H.G. - Bampton, S.W.     0 - 1    
  Voigt, H.G. - Morgan, J.P.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1894 (3)     9th Franklin Chess Club Championship     18.5  /  24
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (15)     Brooklyn - New York City Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Teed, F.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
Skaneateles 1895 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     3  /  6
Philadelphia 1895 (2)     10th Franklin Chess Club Championship     15.5  /  21
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Baird, D.G.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1896 (3)     11th Franklin Chess Club Championship     9  /  13
Philadelphia 1897 (1)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament    
  Voigt, H.G. - Newman, C.J.     0 - 1    
  Voigt, H.G. - Bartow, J.B.     1 - 0    
  Voigt, H.G. - Robinson, D.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Schmidt, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1897 (2)     12th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8.5  /  10
Philadelphia 1897 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Rhoads, J.H.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1898 (3)     13th Franklin Chess Club Championship     9  /  11
Lake Keuka 1898     Pennsylvania State Chess Association - New York State Chess Association Match     5  /  7
London, England and New York 1899 (1)     4th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Jacobs, H.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1899 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hodges, A.B.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1899 (4)     14th Franklin Chess Club Championship     10.5  /  14
  Voigt, H.G. - Kemeny, E.     2 - 4    
Saratoga Springs 1899     New York State Chess Association - Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament     3.5  /  7
London, England and New York 1900     5th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Lawrence, T.F.     1 - 0    
New York 1900 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hodges, A.B.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1901     6th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Bellingham, G.E.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1901 (5)     16th Franklin Chess Club Championship     9  /  14
London, England and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Bellingham, G.E.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1902     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1903     8th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Trenchard, H.W.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1905 (2)     20th Franklin Chess Club Championship     3  /  7
New York 1906 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1907 (1)     9th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Blackburne, J.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Atkins, H.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Wainwright, G.E.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia (?) 1909     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Rosenfeld, H. (2)     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1909 (4)     24th Franklin Chess Club Championship     10  /  12
Philadelphia 1909 (5)     Franklin Chess Club - Philadelphia Chess League Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Eschner, M.R.     1 - 0    
Washington 1909     Franklin Chess Club - Washington Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Sournin, V.N.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1910     12th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Wahltuch, V.L.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1910 (3)     24th Franklin Chess Club Championship play-off    
  Voigt, H.G. - Shipley, W.P.     2.5 - 1.5    
Philadelphia 1911 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Eschner, M.R.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1911     13th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Yates, F.D.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1911 (6)     26th Franklin Club Championship     8.5  /  14
Philadelphia 1915     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Voigt, H.G. - Rosen, L.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021