Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  91  2247 (137) 2
1868  89  2255 (134) 0
1869  80  2264 (131) 0
1870  79  2272 (127) 0
1871  76  2280 (123) 0
1872  73  2288 (119) 0
1873  73  2296 (114) 0
1874  68  2304 (108) 1
1875  71  2311 (103) 0
1876  65  2319 (97) 2
1877  72  2302 (95) 2
1878  72  2301 (96) 0
1879  73  2299 (97) 0
1880  83  2297 (97) 0
1881  96  2295 (96) 0
1882  106  2293 (94) 0
1883  117  2291 (91) 0
1884  119  2289 (88) 0
1885  130  2287 (83) 0
1886  136  2285 (76) 0
1887  141  2283 (68) 15
1888  149  2270 (73) 1
1889  162  2267 (78) 0
1890  167  2264 (81) 0
1891  178  2261 (83) 4
1892  189  2248 (89) 0
1893  210  2236 (93) 1
1894  217  2226 (99) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hoffer, Leopold  
   Also known as: Lipót Hofenreich
Born: 1842
Died: 28 Aug. 1913
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given as 'Hofer' and sometimes as 'Hoffer' in La Stratégie (1867).
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 126
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 108
   Féry d'Esclands, Congrès des Échecs 1867, page 308, lxii, lxxxv
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 961
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 175
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 142
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 169
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 560
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 146
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 175
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 314, 372
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 12, 147, 154
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 57, 27 Aug. 1870, page 227
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 May 1867, page 112
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 Aug. 1867, page 178
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 Sep. 1867, page 209
Web
   Sarah.  [Cast of Characters]
   Sarah.  [Tarrasch & Hoffer vs. Pillsbury & Dadian]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4756. Census information]

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

Hoffer, L. - Ensor, F.S. 1877         (f)     0   -   2      Hoffer, L. gave odds of pawn and move
Hirschfeld, P.M. - Hoffer, L. 1891         (c)     1.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

Paris 1867 (2)     International Chess Congress - Tournoi de la Régence    
  Hoffer, L. - Villafranca     2 - 0    
London, England 1874 (3)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Barker (1)     1 - 0          Hoffer, L. gave odds of a knight
London, England 1876 (11)     Saint George's - West End Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Minchin, J.I.     2 - 0    
London, England 1887 (3)     British Chess Club Handicap     11  /  15      odds player in pawn and two moves class
London, England 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Wayte, W.     0 - 1    
London, England 1891 (2)     British Chess Club - City of London Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Loman, R.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Jones, H. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Owen, J.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018