Smith, Magnús




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1899  70  2401 (72) 15
1900  80  2391 (73) 0
1901  88  2381 (71) 0
1902  92  2371 (67) 0
1903  101  2361 (59) 0
1904  109  2351 (47) 24
1905  110  2357 (42) 27
1906  77  2399 (43) 32
1907  75  2397 (55) 0
1908  77  2394 (60) 0
1909  81  2391 (61) 0
1910  85  2389 (58) 0
1911  97  2386 (50) 21
1912  84  2404 (57) 8
1913  84  2396 (67) 0
1914  85  2387 (74) 2
1915  83  2376 (82) 1
1916  93  2360 (90) 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 (1)     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 (1)     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 1912     Manhattan Club Championship     7  /  8
New York 1914 (4)     Staten Island Club - Manhattan Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1914 (7)     Manhattan Chess Club - Brooklyn Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Russell, F.F.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1915     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Robinson, A.K.     1 - 0    
New York 1916 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Shipley, W.P.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021