Smith, Magnús




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1899  68  2406 (73) 15
1900  76  2398 (73) 0
1901  79  2390 (71) 0
1902  86  2381 (67) 0
1903  94  2373 (59) 0
1904  99  2365 (47) 24
1905  98  2371 (43) 27
1906  64  2417 (44) 32
1907  68  2411 (55) 0
1908  73  2404 (60) 0
1909  73  2397 (61) 0
1910  84  2390 (58) 0
1911  102  2384 (51) 21
1912  88  2398 (58) 8
1913  95  2386 (69) 0
1914  94  2374 (76) 2
1915  96  2358 (85) 0
1916  119  2343 (92) 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 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    
New York 1916 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Shipley, W.P.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021