Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  232  1955 (101) 6
1865  241  1964 (105) 0
1866  268  1973 (108) 0
1867  253  1981 (111) 0
1868  250  1990 (113) 0
1869  247  1998 (115) 0
1870  259  2007 (116) 0
1871  255  2015 (117) 0
1872  256  2024 (118) 0
1873  261  2033 (118) 0
1874  249  2041 (118) 0
1875  252  2050 (117) 0
1876  261  2058 (116) 0
1877  244  2067 (115) 0
1878  241  2075 (113) 0
1879  237  2084 (111) 0
1880  244  2093 (108) 0
1881  261  2101 (105) 0
1882  266  2110 (101) 0
1883  281  2118 (96) 0
1884  282  2127 (90) 0
1885  289  2136 (84) 0
1886  278  2144 (75) 6
1887  279  2154 (71) 0
1888  258  2163 (65) 7
1889  266  2163 (67) 2
1890  261  2179 (66) 6
1891  291  2159 (68) 1
1892  314  2148 (68) 0
1893  317  2137 (65) 9
1894  365  2112 (68) 0
1895  395  2086 (67) 0
1896  426  2061 (64) 7
1897  416  2057 (64) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Keyes, Robert B.  
Born:
Died:
 
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, May 1892, page 50
   [Era], vol. 32, 12 Dec. 1869, page 7
   [HWT], 1 Nov. 1873
   [NSC], 28 Feb. 1886
   [NYC], 2 Apr. 1859
   [TR], vol. 37, 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   -   0
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: 4 Mar. 2020