Plunkett, Horace




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  254  2004 (86) 3
1875  249  2027 (80) 2
1876  239  2062 (75) 2
1877  210  2089 (69) 2
1878  205  2100 (62) 14
1879  200  2106 (72) 0
1880  209  2112 (80) 0
1881  224  2118 (86) 0
1882  230  2125 (91) 0
1883  254  2131 (94) 0
1884  256  2137 (97) 0
1885  263  2143 (99) 1
1886  258  2148 (102) 0
1887  263  2154 (105) 0
1888  247  2159 (108) 0
1889  251  2164 (109) 1
1890  275  2154 (113) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Plunkett, Horace Curzon  
Born: 24 Oct. 1854
Died: 26 Mar. 1932
 
Notes:
Name given as 'Hon. H.E. Plunkett' in the Illustrated London News of 21 Mar. 1874 (p.283). I guess that this is Horace Curzon Plunkett, who was educated at Oxford.
 
References
Books
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 193
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 230, 296, 344
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 378
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 64, 21 Mar. 1874, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 66, 13 Feb. 1875, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 68, 26 Feb. 1876, page 215
   [ILN], vol. 68, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Oxford-Cambridge University Match], page 6
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Women's Championship: The Decisive Rounds], page 4
   Winter, Edward.  [Chess and the House of Commons]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4044. Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany]
   [Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett]

Tournament data

London 1874 (1)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - May, T.H.D.     0.5 - 2.5    
London 1875 (1)     3rd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     0 - 2    
London 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     1 - 1    
London 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     1.5 - 0.5    
London 1878 (2)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     6  /  14
London 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Hooke, G.A.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Trenchard, H.W.     1 - 0    
London 1890 (1)     2nd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     0.5 - 0.5    
London and Washington 1897     British House of Commons - U.S. House of Representatives Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Pearson, R.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017