Smith, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  178  2051 (103) 9
1869  186  2042 (99) 22
1870  203  2029 (100) 1
1871  218  2009 (100) 2
1872  229  2000 (102) 3
1873  249  2000 (103) 1
1874  251  2006 (105) 2
1875  266  2000 (108) 0
1876  287  1993 (110) 1
1877  280  1997 (113) 0
1878  282  2002 (116) 0
1879  278  2006 (117) 1
1880  285  2011 (120) 0
1881  311  2016 (123) 0
1882  327  2022 (125) 0
1883  369  2027 (126) 1
1884  408  2016 (130) 0
1885  433  2005 (133) 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
   [SMH], vol. 57, 15 June 1868, page 4
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [1st NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1870]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']

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 and Melbourne 1870     1st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Baynes, G.W.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Adelaide 1871     1st New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Fullarton, W.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
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     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: 2 May 2017