Smith, Stephen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  507  1945 (64) 6
1886  485  1961 (53) 25
1887  418  2015 (58) 0
1888  339  2069 (59) 0
1889  290  2123 (54) 9
1890  280  2146 (56) 1
1891  247  2185 (54) 0
1892  219  2224 (46) 22
1893  199  2244 (48) 7
1894  162  2274 (51) 1
1895  137  2304 (48) 10
1896  126  2312 (46) 15
1897  145  2291 (54) 1
1898  157  2280 (56) 0
1899  173  2269 (53) 10
1900  179  2259 (59) 0
1901  187  2249 (60) 5
1902  192  2247 (65) 0
1903  203  2246 (66) 0
1904  220  2244 (64) 0
1905  228  2243 (59) 1
1906  242  2238 (51) 3
1907  262  2228 (39) 35
1908  256  2233 (43) 11
1909  267  2230 (45) 9
1910  275  2222 (44) 12
1911  258  2233 (47) 16
1912  267  2224 (59) 0
1913  258  2215 (67) 0
1914  254  2206 (72) 0
1915  233  2197 (74) 0
1916  238  2188 (74) 0
1917  233  2179 (72) 0
1918  227  2169 (68) 0
1919  225  2160 (60) 11
1920  222  2182 (61) 11

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
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 969
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 396
   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 1885 (5)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     0.5  /  6
London 1886 (6)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Tennyson Prize Tourney     1  /  7
London 1886 (7)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Tourney     4  /  18
London 1889 (6)     British Amateur Championship     5.5  /  9
London 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Chepmell, C.H.     0 - 1    
London 1892 (3)     City of London Club Championship - 3-Section Play-off    
  Smith, S.F. - Moriau, C.     0 - 1    
London 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 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 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Mortimer, J.     1 - 0    
London 1896 (4)     Divan Chess Association - City of London Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Gunsberg, I.A.     1 - 0    
London 1896 (5)     City of London Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Wagner, H. (2)     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1896 (7)     London Tournament     1  /  4
London and Leeds 1897     City of London Club - Yorkshire Chess Association Telephone Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Rayner, Ja.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1899 (2)     London Minor Tournament     5.5  /  11
London 1901 (1)     11th City of London Chess Club Championship     15  /  21
London 1905 (3)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Sergeant, E.G.     1 - 0    
London 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
Tunbridge Wells 1908 (2)     5th British Chess Federation Amateur Tourney 1A     7  /  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 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Caplan, A.     1 - 0    
London 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


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016