Blackmar, Abel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  186  2215 (106) 2
1884  192  2227 (103) 0
1885  183  2239 (99) 0
1886  173  2251 (95) 0
1887  169  2263 (89) 2
1888  169  2272 (84) 0
1889  162  2281 (77) 0
1890  151  2289 (69) 0
1891  145  2298 (57) 7
1892  120  2328 (50) 24
1893  149  2297 (63) 0
1894  180  2266 (71) 0
1895  228  2236 (76) 0
1896  258  2205 (80) 3
1897  281  2187 (88) 0
1898  320  2169 (95) 0
1899  361  2152 (101) 0
1900  394  2134 (106) 0
1901  432  2116 (110) 0
1902  490  2099 (114) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Blackmar, Abel Edward  
Born: 21 Aug. 1852
Died: 14 Feb. 1931
 
Notes:
Hilbert and Lahde give his first name as 'Able'. Not to be confused with Armand Edward Blackmar (1826-1888). The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of 23 Feb. 1902 (p.32) has 'Blackman'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 40
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 76, 105, 534
   Hilbert, Emil Kemeny, page 28
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 163
   Rogers, New York State Chess Association, page 50
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 62, no. 53, 23 Feb. 1902, page 32

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

Lasker, Em. - Blackmar, Ab.E. 1892         (f)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Blackmar, Ab.E. - Voigt, H.G.     0.5 - 1.5    
New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Blackmar, Ab.E. - Storck, F.W.     1 - 1    
New York 1887 (3)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  Blackmar, Ab.E. - Orr, W.B.     1 - 0    
Skaneateles 1891 (2)     4th New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - Staats Zeitung Trophy Tournament     1.5  /  7
New York 1892 (1)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Blackmar, Ab.E. - Doyle, P.J.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (2)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Blackmar, Ab.E. - Doyle, P.J.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (7)     Brooklyn Club Championship     12  /  18
  Blackmar, Ab.E. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 1.5    
New York 1896 (2)     18th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     0.5  /  3
New York 1902 (1)     New York State Chess Association Championship    
  Blackmar, Ab.E. - Keidanski, H.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 7 Nov. 2023