Smith, Magnús




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1899  79  2374 (74) 15
1900  88  2366 (74) 0
1901  93  2358 (72) 0
1902  102  2350 (68) 0
1903  109  2341 (60) 0
1904  123  2333 (48) 24
1905  122  2338 (44) 27
1906  81  2381 (45) 32
1907  92  2371 (56) 0
1908  101  2360 (62) 0
1909  116  2349 (63) 0
1910  127  2339 (61) 0
1911  141  2328 (55) 21
1912  151  2316 (67) 0
1913  160  2304 (76) 0
1914  176  2291 (83) 1
1915  180  2280 (90) 0
1916  196  2269 (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 (3)     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