Steele, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  292  1965 (86) 37
1869  309  1945 (85) 20
1870  319  1972 (85) 12
1871  317  1996 (86) 10
1872  334  1987 (87) 1
1873  356  1977 (87) 10
1874  366  1980 (88) 11
1875  408  1964 (94) 0
1876  399  1948 (98) 3
1877  394  1939 (103) 0
1878  414  1931 (108) 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, no. 1545, 13 May 1871, page 14
   [BLL], no. 2728, 12 Oct. 1872, page 4
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 24, 1 Dec. 1878, page 285
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 4, July 1868, page 145
   [EJA], vol. 1, no. 209, 9 Sep. 1869, page 2
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1717, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1665, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 69, no. 1927, 1 July 1876, page 23
   [JAd], vol. 55, no. 15139, 3 Feb. 1920, page 1
   [RegA], vol. 85, no. 22851, 4 Feb. 1920, page 6
   [SAA], vol. 12, no. 3413, 23 Sep. 1869, page 2
   [SAA], vol. 16, no. 4776, 10 Feb. 1874, page 3
   [SAR], vol. 33, no. 7137, 23 Sep. 1869, page 2
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 5, 1 Sep. 1871, page 77
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 7, 1 Nov. 1872, page 96
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 9, 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
Steele, R.M. - Catlow, E.J. 1874         (c)     1   -   0

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    
Adelaide 1874 (1)     Adelaide Champion Cup Handicap     5  /  7
  Steele, R.M. - Mann, John     1 - 0    
Sydney and Adelaide 1874     3rd New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Steele, R.M. - Ryan, T.I.     0.5 - 0.5    
Adelaide 1874 (2)     Adelaide Club Married - Singles Match    
  Steele, R.M. - Beyer, A.H.     1 - 0    
Adelaide 1876     Adelaide Chess Club Tournament     10  /  13
Adelaide 1878     Adelaide Tournament     10  /  13


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022