Driver, Philip




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1905  748  1978 (66) 10
1906  734  1997 (60) 9
1907  735  2007 (59) 6
1908  728  2012 (62) 2
1909  760  2027 (63) 1
1910  724  2039 (62) 1
1911  747  2038 (59) 15
1912  736  2044 (68) 2
1913  728  2044 (76) 1
1914  677  2050 (84) 0
1915  632  2056 (90) 1
1916  627  2053 (97) 0
1917  630  2049 (103) 0
1918  659  2046 (108) 0
1919  666  2043 (113) 0
1920  738  2039 (116) 0
1921  798  2036 (120) 0
1922  823  2033 (123) 0
1923  904  2029 (126) 0
1924  962  2026 (128) 0
1925  1016  2023 (130) 0
1926  1067  2019 (132) 0
1927  1115  2016 (134) 0
1928  1113  2013 (135) 0
1929  1116  2009 (136) 0
1930  1161  2006 (137) 0
1931  1197  2003 (138) 0
1932  1218  1999 (139) 0
1933  1213  1996 (139) 0
1934  1236  1992 (139) 0
1935  1199  1989 (139) 1
1936  1145  1994 (141) 0
1937  1035  1998 (142) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Driver, Philip Brognard  
Born: 24 June 1879
Died: 22 Aug. 1956
 
Notes:
Gaige (Chess Tournament Crosstables) has 'Driver, P.C.' at Philadelphia 1904-1905 and 'Driver, B.P.' at Philadelphia 1911. I presume these are all meant to be Philip Brognard Driver.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 303
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 380
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1936-1940, page 150
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 98
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 268, 307, 340
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 280
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 60
   Urcan, Julius Finn, page 170, 187

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1905 (2)     20th Franklin Chess Club Championship     1  /  10
Philadelphia 1906     21st Franklin Chess Club Championship     4  /  11
Saint Lawrence River 1907 (2)     20th New York State Chess Association General Tournament     4  /  7
New York 1908 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Driver, P.B. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1908 (4)     Rex Club - Reichhelm Club Match    
  Driver, P.B. - Eschner, M.R.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1909 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Driver, P.B. - Koehler, G.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1910 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Driver, P.B. - Field, O.W.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1911 (1)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association Championship     0  /  1
Philadelphia 1911 (6)     26th Franklin Club Championship     3.5  /  14
Philadelphia 1912 (7)     Franklin Chess Club Championship    
  Driver, P.B. - Mlotkowski, S.     0.5 - 1.5    
Philadelphia 1913     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Driver, P.B. - Rosenbaum, H.W.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1915     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Driver, P.B. - de Visser, W.M.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1934     Marshall Club - Mercantile Library Club Match    
  Driver, P.B. - Byrne, C.J.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1935     Manhattan Club - Mercantile Library Club Match    
  Driver, P.B. - Fischer, J.     0 - 1    
New York 1937 (2)     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Driver, P.B. - Phillips, H.M.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 8 Dec. 2023