Steele, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  307  1663 (146) 15
1869  313  1653 (143) 8
1870  376  1661 (142) 0
1871  389  1669 (142) 1
1872  391  1680 (142) 1
1873  444  1686 (142) 0
1874  436  1691 (143) 1
1875  457  1692 (145) 0
1876  476  1692 (146) 3
1877  454  1689 (150) 0
1878  447  1686 (154) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Steele, Robert Moore  
   Also known as: Steele, jun.
Born: 25 Aug. 1844
Died: 2 Feb. 1920
 
Notes:
Is this the English Robert Steel[e]?
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 337
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 2, 1 Dec. 1878, page 285
   [ILN], vol. 69, 1 July 1876, page 23
   [RegA], vol. 85, 4 Feb. 1920, page 6
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [2nd NSW v SA Telegraphic Match 1872]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   [Robert Moore Steele (1844 - 1920)]

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

Steele, R.M. - Thwaites, H.J. 1868 (1)         (f)     11   -   1
Steele, R.M. - Thwaites, H.J. 1868 (2)         (f)     3   -   0      Steele, R.M. gave odds of pawn and move
Tyrrell, S. - Steele, R.M. 1869         (f)     3.5   -   1.5
Steele, R.M. - Targett, W. 1869         (f)     2   -   1

Tournament data

Sydney and Adelaide 1871     1st New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Steele, R.M. - Gibbes, F.J.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Adelaide 1872     2nd New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Steele, R.M. - Ryan, T.I.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Adelaide 1874     New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Steele, R.M. - Ryan, T.I.     0.5 - 0.5    
Adelaide 1876     Adelaide Chess Club Tournament     10  /  13
Adelaide 1878     Adelaide Tournament     10  /  13


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017