Buz, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  483  2026 (99) 3
1891  462  2049 (97) 0
1892  442  2072 (94) 0
1893  422  2095 (90) 0
1894  380  2118 (85) 8
1895  403  2112 (87) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Buz, Richard Ludwig  
Born: 30 Mar. 1865
Died: 13 June 1932
 
Notes:
An article by Nellie Showalter in the Los Angeles Herald of 6 Feb. 1898 (see Sarah's website) mentions a 'Reil Buz' who was director of the Manhattan Chess Club. I assume this is Richard Ludwig Buz.
 
References
Books
   Davies, Samuel Lipschütz, page 239
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 60
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 332
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 18
Web
   Sarah.  [Nellie Showalter Talks About Her Chess]

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

Walbrodt, C.A. - Buz, R.L. 1890         (c)     3   -   0      Walbrodt, C.A. gave odds of a knight
Showalter, Ms. N.L. - Buz, R.L. 1894         (f)     5   -   3

Tournament data

New York 1895 (9)     New York State Chess Association General Tournament     2.5  /  3
New York 1895 (14)     Manhattan - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Buz, R.L. - Meyer, M.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2022