Sharp, Sydney




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1906  403  2127 (64) 9
1907  410  2130 (60) 6
1908  392  2145 (57) 6
1909  417  2150 (59) 3
1910  367  2181 (59) 0
1911  310  2213 (55) 14
1912  324  2204 (61) 2
1913  280  2219 (66) 0
1914  247  2234 (67) 0
1915  219  2248 (65) 4
1916  214  2253 (66) 0
1917  205  2257 (63) 0
1918  197  2262 (56) 16
1919  195  2265 (59) 0
1920  209  2269 (57) 10
1921  196  2283 (60) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Sharp, Sydney Thomas  
Born: 17 June 1885
Died: 28 Sep. 1953
 
Notes:
Gaige (Chess Tournament Crosstables) gives 'Sharp, S.F.' at Philadelphia 1906, but I presume this is an error for 'Sharp, S.T.'. The Philadelphia Inquirer of 24 June 1906 also has 'S.F. Sharp'. Middle name sent by Edouardo Bauzá Mercére.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 316
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 387
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 165, 167
   Hilbert, Napier, page 111
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 275, 397
   Skinner and Verhoeven, Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games, page 210
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 247
Periodicals
   [PI], 24 June 1906

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

Illa, R. - Sharp, S.T. 1918         (f)     1.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

New York 1906 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Sharp, S.T. - Meyer, A.S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1906     21st Franklin Chess Club Championship     5  /  10
Saint Lawrence River 1907 (2)     20th New York State Chess Association General Tournament     4.5  /  7
Trenton Falls 1908 (1)     New York State Chess Association Rice Trophy Competition     2.5  /  6
Philadelphia 1909 (3)     12th Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament    
  Sharp, S.T. - Shipley, W.P.     0 - 1    
  Sharp, S.T. - Ruth, W.A.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia (?) 1909     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Sharp, S.T. - Beihoff, G.J.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1911 (6)     26th Franklin Club Championship     9  /  14
Philadelphia 1912 (7)     Franklin Chess Club Championship    
  Sharp, S.T. - Eschner, M.R.     0 - 2    
Atlantic City 1915     Improptu Three-Cornered Tourney     2  /  4
Buenos Aires 1918     Club Argentino Tournament - First Category     6.5  /  13
Atlantic City 1920     Atlantic City Tournament     4  /  10
Atlantic City 1921     8th American Chess Congress     5.5  /  11


Player information updated: 1 Nov. 2018