Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  94  2264 (136) 2
1868  91  2272 (133) 0
1869  84  2279 (130) 0
1870  82  2287 (126) 0
1871  79  2294 (122) 0
1872  80  2302 (118) 0
1873  76  2309 (113) 0
1874  74  2317 (108) 1
1875  73  2324 (102) 0
1876  70  2331 (96) 2
1877  76  2315 (94) 2
1878  75  2315 (96) 0
1879  76  2314 (96) 0
1880  80  2313 (96) 0
1881  87  2313 (95) 0
1882  97  2312 (93) 0
1883  116  2311 (91) 0
1884  122  2311 (87) 0
1885  126  2310 (82) 0
1886  126  2309 (75) 0
1887  136  2309 (66) 15
1888  141  2306 (70) 2
1889  137  2305 (75) 0
1890  144  2304 (77) 0
1891  150  2304 (78) 4
1892  158  2298 (83) 0
1893  166  2293 (86) 1
1894  167  2293 (89) 1
1895  166  2293 (94) 0
1896  169  2293 (98) 0
1897  169  2293 (101) 5

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
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 111
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 175
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 142
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 169
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 187, 218, 375, 488
   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, no. 1610, 27 Aug. 1870, page 227
   [Str], vol. 1, no. 5, 15 May 1867, page 112
   [Str], vol. 1, no. 8, 15 Aug. 1867, page 178
   [Str], vol. 1, no. 9, 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
Hoffer, L. - Salvioli, C. 1897         (c)     2   -   1
Hoffer, L. - Dalla Rosa, G. 1897         (c)     2   -   0

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    
Paris 1888 (3)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Chaseray, C.E.     1 - 0    
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: 1 Nov. 2020