Smith, Sydney




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  370  1318 (170) 2
1866  430  1321 (169) 0
1867  404  1323 (169) 0
1868  423  1326 (168) 0
1869  411  1329 (168) 0
1870  492  1332 (167) 0
1871  523  1334 (166) 0
1872  541  1337 (165) 0
1873  569  1340 (164) 0
1874  555  1342 (163) 0
1875  561  1345 (162) 0
1876  585  1348 (161) 0
1877  537  1351 (159) 0
1878  529  1353 (158) 0
1879  535  1356 (156) 0
1880  548  1359 (155) 0
1881  589  1361 (153) 0
1882  719  1364 (151) 0
1883  779  1367 (149) 2
1884  889  1371 (149) 0
1885  772  1375 (150) 2
1886  758  1376 (154) 0
1887  675  1378 (157) 0
1888  666  1380 (160) 0
1889  661  1382 (164) 0
1890  691  1384 (166) 0
1891  704  1386 (169) 0
1892  749  1388 (172) 0
1893  776  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