Smith, Stephen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  501  1947 (64) 6
1886  486  1963 (53) 25
1887  415  2017 (58) 0
1888  334  2071 (59) 0
1889  286  2124 (54) 9
1890  280  2148 (56) 1
1891  245  2187 (54) 0
1892  218  2226 (46) 22
1893  196  2246 (48) 7
1894  161  2276 (51) 1
1895  137  2305 (47) 10
1896  124  2314 (46) 15
1897  143  2293 (54) 1
1898  156  2282 (56) 0
1899  174  2271 (53) 10
1900  180  2261 (59) 0
1901  188  2250 (60) 5
1902  195  2249 (64) 0
1903  205  2247 (66) 0
1904  220  2246 (64) 0
1905  232  2245 (59) 1
1906  244  2240 (51) 3
1907  271  2230 (39) 35
1908  263  2234 (43) 11
1909  278  2231 (44) 9
1910  288  2222 (44) 12
1911  272  2233 (46) 16
1912  288  2223 (59) 0
1913  293  2213 (67) 0
1914  292  2203 (71) 0
1915  285  2193 (73) 0
1916  297  2183 (73) 0
1917  300  2173 (70) 0
1918  306  2163 (65) 0
1919  321  2153 (57) 11
1920  328  2174 (55) 11
1921  351  2163 (62) 0
1922  333  2152 (66) 0
1923  341  2142 (67) 0
1924  343  2131 (64) 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 (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
Paris 1924 (5)     Olympic Tournament - Preliminary Section 5     0.5  /  5
Paris 1924 (11)     Olympic Tournament - Consolation Cup     4.5  /  8


Player information updated: 27 Mar. 2018