Steele, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  269  1870 (102) 37
1869  284  1843 (103) 8
1870  322  1838 (107) 0
1871  335  1833 (109) 1
1872  330  1835 (112) 1
1873  376  1833 (115) 0
1874  374  1831 (117) 1
1875  389  1825 (120) 0
1876  413  1820 (123) 3
1877  401  1814 (128) 0
1878  409  1808 (133) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Steele, Robert Moore  
   Also known as: R.M. Steele, jun.
Born: 25 Aug. 1844
Died: 2 Feb. 1920
 
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
   [JAd], vol. 55, 3 Feb. 1920, page 1
   [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

Adelaide 1868 (1)     Adelaide Club Handicap Tournament     17  /  22
Melbourne and Adelaide 1868     1st Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Steele, R.M. - Goldsmith, L.     1 - 0    
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: 2 May 2017