Buckle, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1842  10  2520 (67) 19
1843  2554 (63) 10
1844  2551 (67) 0
1845  2549 (67) 0
1846  2546 (65) 0
1847  2543 (58) 16
1848  2550 (55) 8
1849  2539 (55) 6
1850  15  2499 (53) 4
1851  16  2485 (49) 29
1852  14  2472 (64) 0
1853  15  2459 (76) 1
1854  18  2442 (86) 0
1855  23  2425 (95) 0
1856  26  2408 (103) 0
1857  35  2390 (111) 0
1858  42  2373 (117) 0
1859  50  2356 (123) 0
1860  57  2339 (128) 0
1861  71  2322 (133) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Buckle, Henry Thomas  
Born: 24 Nov. 1821
Died: 29 May 1862
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper has birth date 2-11-1822. Sarah's web site has birth date 2-11-1821. Sergeant and Golombek have birth date 11-11-1821. The Chess Player's Magazine of Feb. 1864 (p.35) and the Sunday Times of 15 Jun. 1862 (p.5) give birth date 24-11-1822. Gaige has birth date 24-11-1821. The Era of 15 June 1862 (p.13) gives birth date as Nov. 1822 and date of death as 31 May 1862, and this information is repeated by Hazeltine in the New York Clipper of 26 July 1862. The June 1862 issue of La Nouvelle Régence (p.184) and the Feb. 1864 issue of the Chess Player's Magazine (p.45) also give 31 May 1862 as the date of death.
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 76
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 57
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 50
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 78
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 51
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 62
Periodicals
   [BLL], 13 Apr. 1845, page 4
   [CPM], vol. 2, Feb. 1864, page 34
   [Era], vol. 24, 13 Oct. 1861, page 13
   [Era], vol. 24, 15 June 1862, page 13
   [Era], vol. 27, 18 June 1865, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 18, 22 Feb. 1851, page 163
   [NR], vol. 3, June 1862, page 183
   [NYC], 26 July 1862
   [ST], 15 June 1862, page 5
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Lost Heroes of Chess], page 2
   Jones, Robert H.  [No. 1 - Thomas Winter-Wood]
   Sarah.  [Henry Thomas Buckle]
   Sericano, C.  [Gerolamo Tassinari]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Henry Buckle Part 1]
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Henry Buckle Part 2: Buckle as a Chess Player]
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Simpson's Divan]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4713. Last words]

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

Buckle, H.T. - Fonblanque, A. 1842         (c)     2   -   1
Buckle, H.T. - Tuckett, W.J.W. 1842         (f)     7   -   9      Buckle, H.T. gave odds of pawn and move
von der Lasa, T. - Buckle, H.T. 1843         (c)     2   -   1
Staunton, H. - Buckle, H.T. 1843         (f)     1   -   6      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Buckle, H.T. - Bird, H.E. 1847         (c)     9   -   7      Buckle, H.T. gave odds of pawn and move
Buckle, H.T. - Kieseritzky, L.A.B.F. 1848         (f)     4.5   -   3.5
Williams, E. (1) - Buckle, H.T. 1850         (f)     3   -   1
Kieseritzky, L.A.B.F. - Buckle, H.T. 1851         (c)     2   -   1
Buckle, H.T. - Lowenthal, J.J. 1851         (f)     4.5   -   3.5
Buckle, H.T. - Anderssen (offhand) 1851         (c)     8   -   7
von der Lasa, T. - Buckle, H.T. 1851         (c)     3   -   0
Buckle, H.T. - MacDonnell, G.A. 1853         (c)     1   -   0
Buckle, H.T. - Winter-Wood, T. 1861         (c)     1   -   1      Buckle, H.T. gave odds of pawn and move

Tournament data

London 1849     Ries' Divan tournament    
  Buckle, H.T. - Smith, C.F.     2 - 0    
  Buckle, H.T. - Williams, E. (1)     2 - 0    
  Buckle, H.T. - Medley, G.W.     1 - 0    
  Buckle, H.T. - Medley, J.R.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016