van Vliet, Louis




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  85  2382 (68) 9
1887  78  2388 (64) 0
1888  71  2393 (56) 0
1889  71  2398 (42) 18
1890  90  2364 (35) 37
1891  93  2367 (39) 18
1892  107  2355 (44) 11
1893  96  2368 (51) 5
1894  81  2385 (57) 0
1895  64  2402 (59) 0
1896  59  2419 (55) 12
1897  56  2420 (60) 0
1898  59  2421 (61) 0
1899  56  2422 (58) 0
1900  57  2423 (50) 16
1901  58  2415 (56) 0
1902  67  2406 (57) 0
1903  75  2398 (52) 0
1904  83  2389 (40) 33
1905  101  2369 (50) 0
1906  126  2348 (51) 0
1907  151  2327 (45) 28
1908  176  2308 (62) 0
1909  218  2289 (74) 0
1910  244  2271 (83) 0
1911  297  2252 (91) 0
1912  331  2233 (98) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: van Vliet, Louis  
Born: 1854
Died: 15 June 1932
 
Notes:
Gaige and Forster say born 'c1868'. However, the Mechanics Institute web site makes it clear that he was born in 1854 in Amsterdam. The San Francisco Chronicle of 7 Sep. 1886 (p.5) has 'L.M. Van Vliet'. The Daily Alta California of 24 Jun. 1886 (p.1) has 'Julius Van Vleet'. The Argonaut of 12 Jul. 1884 has 'H. Van Vleet'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 319
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 143
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 484, 971
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 441, 448
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 404, 581
   Hilbert, Napier, page 223
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 14, 210
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 286
Periodicals
   [Argo], 12 July 1884
   [DAC], vol. 40, no. 13450, 24 June 1886, page 1
   [SFCh], 7 Sep. 1886, page 5
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [It's all Down in Black and White], page 4
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]
   Urcan, Olimpiu G.  [Louis van Vliet: Master or Mugger?]
   [Chess Room Newsletter 542]

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

van Vliet, L. - Redding, J.D. 1886         (f)     5.5   -   3.5
Lovegrove, W.R. - van Vliet, L. 1912         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Amsterdam 1889 (2)     Amsterdam International - Meisterturnier     5  /  8
London, England 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     5  /  10
London, England 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     12  /  18
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     5  /  19
London, England 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     7  /  9
London, England 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney     3.5  /  9
London, England 1892 (4)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     4.5  /  11
London, England 1893 (1)     Black and White Tourney     2  /  5
London, England 1896 (4)     Divan Chess Association - City of London Club Match    
  van Vliet, L. - Wagner, W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1896 (6)     Simpson's Divan Tournament     8.5  /  11
London, England 1900 (1)     City of London Club Invitational Tournament     8  /  12
London, England 1900 (2)     Simpson's Divan Tourney     2  /  4
London, England 1904 (4)     City of London Club Tournament     9.5  /  16
London, England 1904 (5)     Metropolitan Club Rice Gambit Tournament     10  /  17
Ostend 1907 (3)     Ostend Master Tournament     8.5  /  28


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021