Smith, Stephen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  555  1953 (64) 6
1886  530  1969 (53) 25
1887  446  2023 (58) 0
1888  367  2076 (59) 0
1889  306  2129 (54) 9
1890  300  2153 (56) 1
1891  260  2192 (54) 0
1892  233  2231 (46) 22
1893  209  2251 (48) 7
1894  175  2282 (51) 1
1895  146  2311 (47) 10
1896  133  2320 (46) 15
1897  152  2299 (54) 1
1898  169  2288 (56) 0
1899  191  2277 (53) 10
1900  200  2266 (59) 0
1901  209  2256 (60) 5
1902  218  2254 (64) 0
1903  234  2252 (66) 0
1904  254  2250 (64) 0
1905  261  2248 (59) 1
1906  271  2244 (51) 3
1907  303  2234 (40) 35
1908  300  2233 (48) 0
1909  321  2231 (46) 9
1910  334  2226 (44) 12
1911  335  2237 (46) 16
1912  347  2226 (59) 0
1913  369  2214 (66) 0
1914  359  2203 (71) 0
1915  360  2192 (73) 0
1916  383  2181 (72) 0
1917  397  2169 (70) 0
1918  413  2158 (64) 0
1919  432  2147 (55) 11
1920  434  2167 (53) 11
1921  460  2156 (60) 0
1922  462  2146 (62) 0
1923  502  2136 (61) 0
1924  562  2126 (55) 13
1925  544  2124 (60) 0
1926  550  2121 (61) 0
1927  540  2119 (58) 0
1928  522  2116 (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