Plunkett, Horace




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  282  2020 (86) 3
1875  272  2043 (80) 2
1876  259  2076 (75) 2
1877  228  2102 (69) 2
1878  220  2110 (62) 14
1879  218  2116 (72) 0
1880  225  2122 (80) 0
1881  244  2128 (86) 0
1882  254  2135 (91) 0
1883  278  2141 (94) 0
1884  290  2147 (97) 0
1885  282  2153 (99) 1
1886  273  2158 (102) 0
1887  274  2163 (105) 0
1888  260  2168 (107) 0
1889  262  2173 (109) 1
1890  287  2164 (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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 411, 579
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 230, 296, 344
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 378
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 12, Dec. 1873, page 377
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1804, 21 Mar. 1874, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1853, 13 Feb. 1875, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1909, 26 Feb. 1876, page 215
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1916, 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

Oxford 1873     Bristol and Clifton Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Greene, J.F.     0 - 3    
London, England 1874 (1)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - May, T.H.D.     0.5 - 2.5    
London, England 1875 (1)     3rd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     0 - 2    
London, England 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     1 - 1    
London, England 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1878 (2)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     6  /  14
London, England 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Hooke, G.A.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Trenchard, H.W.     1 - 0    
London, England 1890 (1)     2nd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and Washington 1897     British House of Commons - U.S. House of Representatives Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Pearson, R.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020