Falkbeer, Ernst




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1850  21  2481 (59) 31
1851  20  2483 (55) 6
1852  14  2490 (51) 20
1853  16  2474 (55) 0
1854  14  2458 (52) 0
1855  22  2442 (41) 35
1856  16  2462 (43) 19
1857  19  2473 (44) 17
1858  20  2480 (41) 38
1859  20  2480 (47) 22
1860  35  2438 (55) 0
1861  55  2395 (55) 0
1862  65  2352 (50) 31

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Falkbeer, Ernst Karl  
Born: 27 June 1819
Died: 14 Dec. 1885
 
Notes:
The Vistula website, which give the excerpt on Falkbeer from MacDonnell, gives dates 1826-1886.
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 79
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 114
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 113
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 99
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 51, 574
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 16, 18
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 110
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 91, 199
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 97
Periodicals
   [BLL], 15 Dec. 1850, page 5
   [IZL], vol. 13, no. 338, 22 Dec. 1849, page 400
   [MaSZ], vol. 1, no. 7, Feb. 1850, page 112
   [ST], no. 1775, 26 Apr. 1857, page supp.4
   [SZ], vol. 4, no. 12, Dec. 1849, page 457, 464
   [SZ], vol. 5, no. 1, Jan. 1850, page 3
   [SZ], vol. 6, no. 10, Oct. 1851, page 348
   [SZ], vol. 10, no. 3, Mar. 1855, page 109
Web
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Karl Ernst Falkbeer]
   MacDonnell, G.A.  [Ernest Falkbeer]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Hamppe, C. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1850         (c)     16   -   15
Szen, J. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1851         (c)     2   -   1
Anderssen, K.E.A. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1851         (f)     2   -   1
Szen, J. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1852         (f)     10   -   10
Falkbeer, E.K. - de Riviere, J.A. 1855         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Wayte, W. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1855         (c)     2.5   -   1.5
Brien, R.B. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1855 (1)         (f)     8.5   -   6.5
Falkbeer, E.K. - Green, V. 1855         (f)     2   -   4      Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of pawn and move
Falkbeer, E.K. - Greenaway, F.E. 1855         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Brien, R.B. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1855 (2)         (f)     1.5   -   2.5
Falkbeer, E.K. - Zytogorski, A. 1855         (f)     2   -   1
Tassinari, G. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1855         (s)     1   -   0
Bird, H.E. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1856         (f)     2   -   1
Falkbeer, E.K. - Bird, H.E. 1857         (f)     7.5   -   6.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1857         (f)     1.5   -   1.5
Falkbeer, E.K. - Wilson (5) 1858         (c)     1   -   0
Falkbeer, E.K. - Bloundell 1859 (1)         (f)     2   -   0      Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of pawn and move
Falkbeer, E.K. - Bloundell 1859 (2)         (f)     2   -   0      Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Falkbeer, E.K. - Bloundell 1859 (3)         (f)     2   -   0      Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of a knight
Falkbeer, E.K. - Bloundell 1859 (4)         (f)     1   -   1      Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of a rook
Falkbeer, E.K. - Green, V. 1862 (1)         (f)     7.5   -   3.5
Falkbeer, E.K. - Green, V. 1862 (2)         (f)     4   -   4      Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of the exchange
Falkbeer, E.K. - Green, V. 1862 (3)         (f)     0.5   -   2.5
Falkbeer, E.K. - Green, V. 1862 (4)         (f)     4   -   3

Tournament data

London, England 1856 (1)     McDonnell Chess Club Tournament    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Janssens, F.G.     4 - 0    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Barnes, T.W.     2 - 3    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - de Szabo, E.     3.5 - 2.5    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Barnes, T.W.     1 - 0    
Birmingham and London, England 1858     2nd British Chess Association Congress    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Ingleby, C.M.     3.5 - 1.5    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - de Saint-Amant, P.C.F.     2 - 1    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Brien, R.B.     3.5 - 2.5    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Lowenthal, J.J.     3 - 5    
London, England 1858     Philidorian Chess Rooms Pools     8  /  16
London, England 1859 (2)     Purssell's Chess Rooms Handicap    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Sonneborn (1)     2 - 0          Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Bird, H.E.     2.5 - 1.5    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Walters (2)     2 - 1          Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Reeves, H.A.     4 - 3          Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1862 (4)     British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Stockil, W.     2 - 0          Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Falkbeer, E.K. - Hannah, J.W.     0 - 2          Falkbeer, E.K. gave odds of the move


Player information updated: 22 Aug. 2023