Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  98  2264 (136) 2
1868  97  2272 (133) 0
1869  92  2279 (130) 0
1870  89  2287 (126) 0
1871  86  2294 (122) 0
1872  82  2302 (118) 0
1873  80  2309 (113) 0
1874  73  2317 (108) 1
1875  74  2324 (102) 0
1876  73  2331 (96) 2
1877  78  2316 (94) 2
1878  76  2315 (96) 0
1879  78  2314 (97) 0
1880  81  2313 (96) 0
1881  89  2312 (95) 0
1882  100  2311 (94) 0
1883  118  2310 (91) 0
1884  128  2309 (87) 0
1885  133  2308 (82) 0
1886  133  2307 (75) 0
1887  141  2306 (66) 15
1888  145  2303 (70) 2
1889  141  2303 (75) 0
1890  149  2302 (77) 0
1891  155  2301 (78) 4
1892  164  2296 (83) 0
1893  170  2291 (86) 1
1894  170  2291 (89) 1
1895  173  2291 (94) 0
1896  169  2291 (98) 0
1897  170  2291 (101) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hoffer, Leopold  
   Also known as: Lipót Hoffer; Lipót Hofenreich
Born: 1842
Died: 28 Aug. 1913
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given as 'Hofer' and sometimes as 'Hoffer' in La Stratégie (1867); in other sources always 'Hoffer'. Barcza says he was born in 1839; Gaige gives his year of birth as 1842.
 
References
Books
   Barcza, Magyar Sakktörténet, Vol.1, page 143, 233, 80+
   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
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 302
   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 (9)     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: 6 May 2022