Smith, Stephen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  538  1951 (64) 6
1886  521  1967 (53) 25
1887  437  2021 (58) 0
1888  365  2074 (59) 0
1889  300  2128 (54) 9
1890  297  2151 (56) 1
1891  255  2190 (54) 0
1892  228  2229 (46) 22
1893  206  2250 (48) 7
1894  170  2280 (51) 1
1895  141  2309 (47) 10
1896  130  2318 (46) 15
1897  149  2298 (54) 1
1898  164  2287 (56) 0
1899  184  2275 (53) 10
1900  195  2265 (59) 0
1901  203  2254 (60) 5
1902  217  2252 (64) 0
1903  234  2250 (66) 0
1904  251  2249 (64) 0
1905  262  2247 (59) 1
1906  270  2242 (51) 3
1907  303  2232 (40) 35
1908  297  2231 (48) 0
1909  316  2230 (46) 9
1910  328  2225 (44) 12
1911  327  2236 (46) 16
1912  337  2225 (59) 0
1913  351  2214 (66) 0
1914  352  2204 (71) 0
1915  349  2193 (73) 0
1916  368  2182 (72) 0
1917  377  2172 (70) 0
1918  395  2161 (64) 0
1919  415  2151 (55) 11
1920  412  2170 (53) 11
1921  449  2160 (60) 0
1922  451  2149 (62) 0
1923  495  2139 (61) 0
1924  552  2129 (55) 13
1925  529  2126 (60) 0
1926  537  2123 (61) 0
1927  529  2121 (58) 0
1928  511  2118 (51) 25

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Stephen Francis  
   Also known as: Dr. Stephen Francis Smith
Born: 1860
Died: 12 May 1928
 
Notes:
Gaige (Chess Personalia) gives birth between 13-05-1860 and 12-05-1861. Chess Tournament Crosstables (vol.I, p.100) has S.T. Smith at Hastings 1895; the British Chess Magazine (1895, p.373) has 'Dr S.F. Smith' (as reported to me by Edward Winter in correspondence); Di Felice has Stephen Francis Smith.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 317
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 338
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 969
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 396
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 375, 580
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 71
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 249
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 253
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Timeline]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Stephen Francis Smith]
   Tabner, Keith.  [History of Shropshire Chess: Chapter 1 - 1850 - 1929]
   Wright, Stephen.  [BCCF E-mail Bulletin #105], page 2

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

Smith, S.F. - Block, T. 1892         (f)     5   -   4
Smith, S.F. - Jones, Ed.O. 1896         (f)     5   -   3

Tournament data

London, England 1885 (5)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     0.5  /  6
London, England 1886 (6)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Tennyson Prize Tourney     1  /  7
London, England 1886 (7)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Tourney     4  /  18
London, England 1889 (6)     British Amateur Championship     5.5  /  9
London, England 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Chepmell, C.H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1892 (3)     City of London Club Championship - 3-Section Play-off    
  Smith, S.F. - Moriau, C.     0 - 1    
London, England 1892 (6)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship     5.5  /  12
Woodhall Spa 1893 (1)     Counties Chess Association - Class I, Section A     2.5  /  7
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Birks, J.     1 - 0    
Hastings 1895 (1)     7th British Amateur Championship - Section I     5.5  /  7
Hastings 1895 (6)     7th British Amateur Championship - Consolation Tourney     1  /  3
London, England 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Mortimer, J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1896 (4)     Divan Chess Association - City of London Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Gunsberg, I.A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1896 (5)     City of London Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Wagner, H. (2)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1896 (7)     London Tournament     1  /  4
London, England and Leeds 1897     City of London Club - Yorkshire Chess Association Telephone Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Rayner, Ja.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1899 (2)     London Minor Tournament     5.5  /  11
London, England 1901 (1)     11th City of London Chess Club Championship     15  /  21
London, England 1905 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Sergeant, E.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1906     16th City of London Club Championship     8.5  /  13
Ostend 1907 (1)     Ostend Amateur Tournament     10  /  18
Deal 1907     9th Kent County Chess Association Tournament     3  /  6
Ostend 1907 (4)     Ostend Amateur Tournament A     4.5  /  11
Hastings 1909     Kent and Sussex Congress     5.5  /  9
Leicester 1910     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Coates, C.     0 - 1    
Oxford 1910 (1)     7th British Chess Federation Championship     4  /  11
London, England 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Caplan, A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     9  /  16
Hastings 1919 (3)     British Chess Federation Special Victory Congress - 1st Class Group C     5.5  /  11
Edinburgh 1920 (2)     13th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5  /  11
Paris 1924 (5)     Olympic Tournament - Preliminary Section 5     0.5  /  5
Paris 1924 (11)     Olympic Tournament - Consolation Cup     4.5  /  8
Hastings 1928 (2)     8th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Open, Section A     4.5  /  9
London, England 1928 (2)     38th City of London Club Championship     4  /  16


Player information updated: 5 May 2020