Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  250  1949 (101) 6
1865  268  1956 (105) 0
1866  294  1964 (108) 0
1867  273  1971 (111) 0
1868  284  1979 (113) 0
1869  283  1986 (115) 0
1870  299  1994 (116) 0
1871  306  2001 (117) 0
1872  299  2009 (118) 0
1873  304  2016 (118) 0
1874  305  2024 (118) 0
1875  300  2031 (117) 0
1876  296  2039 (116) 0
1877  284  2046 (115) 0
1878  285  2054 (113) 0
1879  279  2061 (111) 0
1880  286  2069 (108) 0
1881  312  2076 (104) 0
1882  315  2084 (100) 0
1883  343  2091 (96) 0
1884  352  2099 (90) 0
1885  345  2106 (83) 0
1886  336  2114 (74) 6
1887  326  2126 (71) 0
1888  303  2139 (65) 7
1889  301  2139 (66) 2
1890  309  2154 (66) 6
1891  345  2133 (67) 1
1892  381  2119 (67) 0
1893  411  2105 (63) 11
1894  450  2084 (67) 0
1895  485  2063 (67) 0
1896  506  2042 (63) 7
1897  508  2040 (64) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Keyes, Robert B.  
Born:
Died: 28 Aug. 1911
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given as 'Keys'. Hilbert has 'Robert B.E. Keys' in Writings in Chess History (p.319), quoting the Philadelphia Item. The Newark Sunday Call of 28 Feb. 1886 has 'R.E. Keys'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 227
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 35
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 319
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 10
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 131
   Walker, New Jersey Chess Association, page 6
Periodicals
   [ACMo], vol. 1, no. 3, May 1892, page 50
   [Era], vol. 32, no. 1629, 12 Dec. 1869, page 7
   [HWT], 1 Nov. 1873
   [NSC], 28 Feb. 1886
   [NYC], 2 Apr. 1859
   [PI], 17 Sep. 1911
   [TR], vol. 37, no. 77, 28 Sep. 1893, page 1

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

Keyes, R.B. - Marquez Sterling, M. 1893 (1)         (f)     3.5   -   3.5
Keyes, R.B. - Marquez Sterling, M. 1893 (2)         (f)     2   -   2
Marquez Sterling, M. - Keyes, R.B. 1896         (f)     5.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1864     Philadelphia Club Handicap     2  /  6      odds player in a knight class
Cooperstown 1886 (1)     1st New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     2.5  /  6
Rutherford 1888     3rd New Jersey State Tournament    
  Keyes, R.B. - Vorrath, A.     1 - 0    
  Keyes, R.B. - Doyle, P.J.     1 - 0    
  Keyes, R.B. - Hymes, C.     1 - 0    
Newark 1888 (1)     Columbia Club - Newark Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Koehler, G.H.     0 - 1    
New York 1888 (1)     Columbia Club - Newark Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Koehler, G.H.     0 - 1    
Plainfield 1888     Newark - Plainfield Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Kempa-Pieczonka, A.     0 - 1    
Newark 1888 (2)     Newark - Plainfield Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Kempa-Pieczonka, A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Plainfield and Elizabeth 1889     4th New Jersey State Tournament - Championship    
  Keyes, R.B. - Hymes, N.     1 - 0    
  Keyes, R.B. - Pope, R.W.     0 - 1    
New Brunswick and Elizabeth 1890     5th New Jersey State Tournament - Championship    
  Keyes, R.B. - Hymes, E.     1 - 0    
  Keyes, R.B. - Hymes, C.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Keyes, R.B. - Brown, G.A.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Keyes, R.B. - van Dyke, H.N.     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Baird, J.W.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1897 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Club Match    
  Keyes, R.B. - Robinson, D.S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1897 (8)     Mercantile Library Chess Club Cup Tournament     5  /  10


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021