Smith, Harsen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  82  2275 (70) 19
1870  78  2287 (64) 16
1871  72  2298 (65) 13
1872  77  2291 (76) 0
1873  84  2285 (84) 0
1874  86  2279 (91) 0
1875  97  2273 (97) 0
1876  92  2267 (102) 0
1877  94  2261 (106) 0
1878  96  2254 (109) 0
1879  104  2248 (112) 0
1880  114  2242 (114) 0
1881  135  2236 (116) 0
1882  154  2230 (118) 0
1883  183  2224 (119) 0
1884  205  2218 (119) 0
1885  208  2211 (120) 0
1886  216  2205 (120) 0
1887  230  2199 (120) 0
1888  232  2193 (119) 0
1889  242  2187 (118) 0
1890  265  2181 (117) 0
1891  280  2175 (115) 0
1892  289  2168 (113) 0
1893  306  2162 (110) 0
1894  315  2156 (107) 0
1895  322  2150 (103) 0
1896  327  2144 (98) 0
1897  335  2138 (93) 0
1898  358  2132 (86) 0
1899  378  2125 (79) 0
1900  381  2119 (69) 0
1901  401  2113 (56) 15
1902  429  2103 (50) 17
1903  427  2110 (50) 17
1904  451  2111 (53) 0
1905  459  2111 (48) 17
1906  467  2115 (50) 8
1907  468  2119 (50) 16
1908  467  2123 (57) 0
1909  499  2126 (59) 15

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Harsen Darwin  
   Also known as: Judge H.D. Smith
Born: 17 Mar. 1845
Died: 8 Aug. 1910
 
Notes:
Gaige gives 'Smith, Harsen D[arwin?]'; Di Felice gives 'Smith, Harsen Darwin', and chessgames.com has 'Harsen Darwin Smith'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 232
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 317
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 396
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 85
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 253
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 289, 9 Dec. 1871, page 4
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 299, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [BDE], vol. 62, no. 234, 24 Aug. 1902, page 7
   [NYC], 16 Jan. 1869
   [NYC], 12 Feb. 1870
   [NYC], 30 Apr. 1870
   [RT], vol. 9, no. 212, 13 Feb. 1869, page 109
   [RT], vol. 9, no. 227, 29 May 1869, page 349
   [SoT], 5 Feb. 1870
   [SoT], 22 July 1871
   [TFF], 24 Nov. 1871
   [TFF], 15 Dec. 1871
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 10, 1 Feb. 1872, page 172
Web
   Brennen, Neil.  [Supporting Chess: The Michigan State Chess Association of 1869-1870]
   Sericano, C.  [Cleveland 1871]
   [1st Michigan State Chess Association Tournament]

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

Michaelis, O.E. - Smith, H.D. 1869         (f)     6   -   5
Judd, M. - Smith, H.D. 1870 (1)         (c)     6   -   2
Judd, M. - Smith, H.D. 1870 (2)         (f)     4   -   4

Tournament data

Jackson, Michigan 1869     Michigan State Tournament - First Class    
  Smith, H.D. - Lilienfeld, W.P.     2 - 0    
  Smith, H.D. - de Normandie, W.D.     2.5 - 1.5    
  Smith, H.D. - Michaelis, O.E.     1 - 1    
  Smith, H.D. - Swan, J.P.     1 - 1    
Cleveland 1871 (1)     2nd American Chess Congress - 1st Class Tournament     7  /  13
Excelsior 1901     2nd Western Chess Association Tournament (2nd USA Open)     9.5  /  15
Excelsior 1902     3rd Western Chess Association Tournament (3rd USA Open)     9  /  17
Chicago 1903     4th Western Chess Association Tournament     7.5  /  17
Excelsior 1905     6th Western Chess Association Tournament (6th USA Open)     7  /  17
Chicago 1906 (2)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Section 2     3.5  /  8
Excelsior 1907     8th Western Chess Association Tournament (8th USA Open)     6  /  16
Excelsior 1909     10th Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  15


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021