Smith, Magnús




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1899  65  2403 (73) 15
1900  76  2395 (73) 0
1901  84  2386 (72) 0
1902  85  2378 (67) 0
1903  95  2369 (60) 0
1904  101  2361 (47) 24
1905  104  2366 (43) 27
1906  70  2407 (44) 32
1907  80  2392 (56) 0
1908  92  2378 (61) 0
1909  109  2363 (63) 0
1910  129  2348 (61) 0
1911  156  2333 (55) 21
1912  157  2321 (67) 0
1913  185  2308 (76) 0
1914  196  2296 (83) 1
1915  203  2284 (90) 0
1916  217  2273 (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