Steele, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  275  1956 (91) 37
1869  290  1938 (89) 20
1870  306  1961 (90) 12
1871  297  1980 (90) 10
1872  320  1960 (93) 1
1873  354  1938 (94) 10
1874  356  1927 (98) 1
1875  384  1915 (101) 0
1876  404  1902 (104) 3
1877  394  1895 (109) 0
1878  406  1887 (113) 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
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 67
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 337
Periodicals
   [AO], vol. 28, 13 May 1871, page 14
   [BLL], 12 Oct. 1872, page 4
   [CPC], vol. 2, 1 Dec. 1878, page 285
   [CW], vol. 4, July 1868, page 145
   [EJA], vol. 1, 9 Sep. 1869, page 2
   [Era], vol. 33, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 69, 1 July 1876, page 23
   [JAd], vol. 55, 3 Feb. 1920, page 1
   [RegA], vol. 85, 4 Feb. 1920, page 6
   [SAA], vol. 12, 23 Sep. 1869, page 2
   [SAR], vol. 33, 23 Sep. 1869, page 2
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 Sep. 1871, page 77
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 Nov. 1872, page 96
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 Jan. 1873, page 134
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 (1)         (f)     3.5   -   1.5
Steele, R.M. - Targett, W. 1869         (f)     2   -   1
Hindmarsh, J. - Steele, R.M. 1869         (c)     1   -   1
Tyrrell, S. - Steele, R.M. 1869 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   4.5
Tyrrell, S. - Steele, R.M. 1869 (3)         (c)     1   -   1
Fullarton, W.J. - Steele, R.M. 1873         (f)     5.5   -   4.5

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    
Adelaide 1870     Adelaide Club Handicap Tournament     7.5  /  10      odds player in pawn and move class
  Steele, R.M. - Thwaites, H.J.     2 - 0          Steele, R.M. gave odds of pawn and move
Adelaide 1871     Adelaide Club Handicap     9  /  9
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     3rd 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 Jun. 2019