Buckle, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1842  11  2525 (67) 19
1843  2559 (63) 10
1844  2557 (67) 0
1845  2554 (67) 0
1846  2552 (65) 0
1847  2550 (59) 16
1848  2557 (55) 8
1849  2547 (55) 6
1850  15  2507 (53) 4
1851  16  2494 (49) 29
1852  13  2481 (64) 0
1853  15  2468 (76) 1
1854  17  2450 (86) 0
1855  22  2433 (95) 0
1856  25  2416 (103) 0
1857  35  2398 (111) 0
1858  42  2381 (117) 0
1859  50  2364 (123) 0
1860  55  2346 (128) 0
1861  68  2329 (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. The Era of 6 Mar. 1870 (p.7) gives Nov. 1822 and May 1862.
 
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
   [Era], vol. 32, 6 Mar. 1870, page 7
   [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: 16 May 2018