Smith, Magnús




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1899  70  2397 (73) 15
1900  74  2388 (74) 0
1901  86  2380 (72) 0
1902  92  2371 (67) 0
1903  101  2362 (60) 0
1904  108  2354 (48) 24
1905  110  2358 (44) 27
1906  74  2401 (44) 32
1907  84  2387 (56) 0
1908  92  2374 (62) 0
1909  109  2360 (63) 0
1910  126  2347 (61) 0
1911  145  2334 (55) 21
1912  153  2321 (67) 0
1913  166  2309 (76) 0
1914  181  2297 (83) 1
1915  182  2286 (90) 0
1916  203  2275 (97) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Magnús Magnússon  
Born: 10 Sep. 1869
Died: 12 Sep. 1934
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 317
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 170
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 396
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 55
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 285
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 253
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 12
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Timeline]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Closed]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Magnus Smith]
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]
   Wright, Stephen.  [A Tale of Three Cities: the 1895 Pacific Cable Matches]

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

Pillsbury, H.N. - Smith, M.M. 1899         (c)     0.5   -   2.5
Smith, M.M. - Blake, C.W. 1905         (f)     6.5   -   3.5

Tournament data

Montreal 1899     24th Canadian Championship     9.5  /  12
Winnipeg 1904     25th Canadian Championship     10  /  11
Saint Louis 1904 (2)     7th American Chess Congress - Minor Tournament     7.5  /  13
Excelsior 1905     6th Western Chess Association Tournament (6th USA Open)     10  /  17
Montreal 1906     26th Canadian Championship     9.5  /  12
Chicago 1906 (2)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Section 2     7.5  /  8
Chicago 1906 (3)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Final     5  /  7
Chicago 1906 (4)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Final, Play-off     3  /  4
  Smith, M.M. - Wolbrecht, G.H.     0 - 1    
New York 1911 (1)     New York Tournament     5  /  12
New York 1911 (2)     25th Brooklyn Club Championship     7  /  9
New York 1914 (4)     Staten Island Club - Manhattan Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1916 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Shipley, W.P.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 23 Aug. 2019