Smith, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  173  2113 (95) 9
1869  188  2105 (89) 22
1870  198  2089 (88) 5
1871  215  2066 (86) 22
1872  241  2049 (89) 3
1873  254  2042 (92) 1
1874  256  2042 (95) 2
1875  275  2033 (99) 0
1876  295  2023 (102) 1
1877  287  2026 (105) 0
1878  284  2029 (108) 0
1879  289  2031 (110) 1
1880  291  2036 (113) 0
1881  323  2042 (116) 0
1882  339  2047 (118) 0
1883  377  2052 (120) 1
1884  415  2041 (124) 0
1885  440  2030 (127) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Robert  
Born:
Died:
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 337
Periodicals
   [Emp], 15 June 1868, page 2
   [Era], vol. 33, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [SMH], vol. 57, 15 June 1868, page 4
   [SMNA], vol. 12, 27 May 1871, page 397
   [SyM], 14 May 1870
   [SyM], vol. 11, 11 Feb. 1871, page 2
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 Sep. 1871, page 77
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [1st NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1870]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']

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

Smith, R. - Ryan, T.I. 1871         (f)     5   -   4

Tournament data

Sydney 1868 (1)     School of Arts - Darlinghurst Club Match, 1st class     5.5  /  9
Sydney 1869 (1)     School of Arts Club Handicap Tournament     31  /  40
Sydney 1869 (2)     Darlinghurst Club Handicap Tournament     14  /  22
Sydney 1870     Darlinghurst Club Handicap     9  /  12
  Smith, R. - Lea, T.     0 - 1          Smith, R. gave odds of exchange and move
  Smith, R. - Pendrill, J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1870     1st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Baynes, G.W.     1 - 0    
Sydney 1871 (1)     Darlinghurst Prize Match     5  /  12
Sydney and Melbourne 1871     2nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Sedgefield, S.W.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Brisbane 1872     1st New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Adams, R.E.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Adelaide 1872     2nd New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Fullarton, W.J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1872     3rd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Burns, A.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1873     4th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Sedgefield, S.W.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Adelaide 1874     3rd New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Beyer, A.H.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1874     5th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Sedgefield, S.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1876     6th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Stephen, W.R.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1879     8th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Stephen, W.R.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1883     10th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Wisker, J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1885     12th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Fisher, C.M.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020