Smith, Stephen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  506  1946 (64) 6
1886  490  1962 (53) 25
1887  419  2016 (58) 0
1888  338  2069 (59) 0
1889  288  2123 (54) 9
1890  281  2146 (56) 1
1891  249  2185 (54) 0
1892  221  2224 (46) 22
1893  200  2245 (48) 7
1894  163  2275 (51) 1
1895  137  2304 (47) 10
1896  127  2313 (46) 15
1897  144  2292 (54) 1
1898  161  2280 (56) 0
1899  181  2269 (53) 10
1900  188  2258 (59) 0
1901  196  2247 (60) 5
1902  208  2246 (65) 0
1903  222  2244 (66) 0
1904  239  2242 (64) 0
1905  249  2240 (59) 1
1906  258  2235 (51) 3
1907  285  2224 (40) 35
1908  283  2223 (48) 0
1909  291  2222 (46) 9
1910  305  2217 (45) 12
1911  288  2228 (46) 16
1912  304  2218 (59) 0
1913  309  2208 (67) 0
1914  310  2198 (71) 0
1915  307  2188 (73) 0
1916  320  2178 (73) 0
1917  327  2168 (70) 0
1918  335  2158 (65) 0
1919  356  2148 (56) 11
1920  365  2167 (54) 11
1921  402  2156 (62) 0
1922  407  2145 (66) 0
1923  445  2133 (66) 0
1924  488  2122 (63) 13

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
   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 (4)     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
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
Paris 1924 (5)     Olympic Tournament - Preliminary Section 5     0.5  /  5
Paris 1924 (11)     Olympic Tournament - Consolation Cup     4.5  /  8


Player information updated: 16 Dec. 2018