Smith, Sydney




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  361  1319 (170) 2
1866  420  1322 (170) 0
1867  394  1324 (169) 0
1868  411  1327 (169) 0
1869  398  1330 (168) 0
1870  478  1332 (167) 0
1871  507  1335 (166) 0
1872  514  1338 (165) 0
1873  526  1340 (164) 0
1874  545  1343 (163) 0
1875  550  1346 (162) 0
1876  568  1348 (161) 0
1877  525  1351 (160) 0
1878  516  1354 (158) 0
1879  524  1356 (156) 0
1880  537  1359 (155) 0
1881  578  1361 (153) 0
1882  707  1364 (151) 0
1883  766  1367 (149) 2
1884  877  1371 (149) 0
1885  761  1375 (150) 2
1886  750  1376 (154) 0
1887  666  1378 (157) 0
1888  655  1380 (160) 0
1889  654  1382 (164) 0
1890  676  1384 (167) 0
1891  692  1386 (169) 0
1892  736  1388 (172) 0
1893  762  1389 (175) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Sydney  
Born: 1829
Died: 1909
 
Notes:
Steve Mann gives year of birth as 1828 or 1829 and year of death as 1908 or 1909 (his death was registered in the first quarter of 1909).
 
References
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 1, Aug. 1865, page 251
   [CPM], vol. 2, July 1866, page 218
   [CPM], vol. 3, Feb. 1867, page 61
   [SRI], vol. 52, 25 Jan. 1871, page 4
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Sheffield Chess History - 1851: Sheffield Athenaeum & Mechanics Institute Chess Club Annual Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Sydney Smith]

Tournament data

Sheffield 1865     Sheffield Athenaeum Club Tournament    
  Smith, Sy. - Cocking, G.B.     0 - 2          Cocking, G.B. gave odds of pawn and move
Sheffield 1883 (1)     Sheffield Athenaeum - Rest of Sheffield and District Match    
  Smith, Sy. - Rowley, A.B.     0.5 - 1.5    
Penistone 1885     Sheffield and District - Huddersfield and Holmfirth Match    
  Smith, Sy. - Moorhouse, Jo.     1 - 1    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Smith, Sy. - Thomas, E.C.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018