Keyes, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  247  1949 (101) 6
1865  260  1956 (105) 0
1866  286  1964 (108) 0
1867  270  1971 (111) 0
1868  270  1979 (113) 0
1869  271  1987 (115) 0
1870  285  1994 (116) 0
1871  297  2002 (117) 0
1872  287  2009 (118) 0
1873  291  2017 (118) 0
1874  277  2024 (118) 0
1875  281  2032 (117) 0
1876  285  2040 (116) 0
1877  275  2047 (115) 0
1878  277  2055 (113) 0
1879  274  2062 (111) 0
1880  277  2070 (108) 0
1881  303  2077 (104) 0
1882  311  2085 (100) 0
1883  341  2093 (96) 0
1884  341  2100 (90) 0
1885  334  2108 (83) 0
1886  324  2115 (74) 6
1887  315  2128 (71) 0
1888  296  2141 (65) 7
1889  291  2141 (66) 2
1890  298  2157 (66) 6
1891  337  2136 (67) 1
1892  365  2123 (67) 0
1893  393  2110 (63) 11
1894  437  2089 (67) 0
1895  470  2068 (67) 0
1896  497  2048 (63) 7
1897  496  2045 (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