Hosmer, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  32  2420 (57) 18
1871  24  2463 (53) 20
1872  21  2488 (59) 0
1873  19  2512 (61) 0
1874  13  2537 (57) 15
1875  10  2543 (63) 0
1876  2549 (66) 7
1877  12  2525 (76) 0
1878  19  2501 (84) 0
1879  23  2478 (90) 0
1880  31  2454 (95) 0
1881  48  2430 (99) 0
1882  60  2406 (103) 0
1883  80  2382 (106) 0
1884  95  2359 (108) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hosmer, Henry  
Born: 7 Apr. 1837
Died: 1 Jan. 1892
 
Notes:
The Spirit of the Times of 18 Feb. 1871 (also 11 Feb. 1871) has 'J. Hosmer', which must be an error.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 180
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 85, 89
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 38
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 80
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 289, 9 Dec. 1871, page 4
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 299, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1739, 21 Jan. 1872, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 60, no. 1688, 13 Jan. 1872, page 51
   [NYC], 8 June 1867
   [NYC], 16 Nov. 1867
   [NYC], 1 Feb. 1868
   [NYC], 16 July 1870
   [SoT], 18 Feb. 1871
   [SoT], 23 Dec. 1871
   [TFF], 15 Dec. 1871
   [TFF], 22 Dec. 1871
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 5

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

Hosmer, H. - Judd, M. 1870         (c)     2   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Hosmer, H. 1870         (c)     13.5   -   1.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Hosmer, H. 1871         (f)     3   -   1
Hosmer, H. - Mason, Ja. 1874         (c)     3   -   2
Hosmer, H. - Alberoni, E. 1876         (f)     6   -   1
Zukertort, J.H. - Hosmer, H. 1884         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Cleveland 1871 (1)     2nd American Chess Congress - 1st Class Tournament     13  /  18
Chicago 1874     3rd American Chess Congress     8  /  10


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2020