Simonson, Gustave




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  49  2439 (54) 18
1884  49  2434 (51) 0
1885  51  2429 (39) 38
1886  52  2432 (46) 0
1887  54  2436 (42) 22
1888  63  2411 (46) 11
1889  65  2411 (52) 0
1890  71  2412 (51) 0
1891  71  2413 (42) 26
1892  63  2410 (45) 9
1893  73  2399 (44) 16
1894  84  2383 (51) 4
1895  105  2351 (54) 2
1896  120  2335 (55) 4
1897  113  2339 (57) 1
1898  96  2359 (55) 0
1899  84  2379 (47) 13
1900  89  2375 (47) 9
1901  91  2376 (48) 17
1902  96  2367 (63) 0
1903  102  2359 (73) 0
1904  112  2350 (81) 0
1905  132  2342 (87) 1
1906  151  2326 (94) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Simonson, Gustave  
   Also known as: Dr. Simonson
Born: 24 Sep. 1864
Died: 21 Mar. 1935
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 66
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 393
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 62, 439
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 108
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 251
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [New York 1891: A Day to Remember Part 2], page 2
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]

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

Simonson, G. - Hanham, J.M. 1885         (f)     9.5   -   6.5
Lasker, Em. - Simonson, G. 1892         (f)     2   -   1
Janowsky, D.M. - Simonson, G. 1899         (f)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Barrett, S.R.     1 - 1    
New York 1883     5th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     12.5  /  16
New York 1885 (1)     Manhattan Club Handicap Tournament     10.5  /  20      received odds from first class
New York 1885 (3)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Johnston, Wm. (2)     1 - 0    
New York 1885 (4)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Johnston, Wm. (2)     1 - 0    
Berlin 1887 (1)     Berlin Chess Club Tournament     10  /  14
Berlin 1887 (2)     Berlin Chess Club 60th Anniversary Festival - 1st Class Tournament     4.5  /  8
Berlin 1888     Berlin Winter Tournament     5.5  /  11
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Simonson, G. - Levy, E.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Rogers, H.J.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Baird, J.W.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     19  /  28
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Simonson, G. - Deyo, M.L.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Olly, E.N.     0 - 1    
  Simonson, G. - Richards, G.H.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Ascher, J.G.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
New York and New Orleans 1892     Manhattan - New Orleans telegraph match    
  Simonson, G. - Labatt, L.L.     0 - 1    
New York 1893 (1)     15th New York State Championship    
  Simonson, G. - Halpern, J.C.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Delmar, E. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
  Simonson, G. - Langleben, S.A.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hodges, A.B.     1 - 0    
New York 1893 (4)     Manhattan Club Championship     6  /  12
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Simonson, G. - Olly, E.N.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hymes, E.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hodges, A.B.     0 - 1    
  Simonson, G. - Souweine, A.J.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Halpern, J.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (10)     New York State Championship    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Simonson, G. - Robinson, A.K.     0 - 1    
New York 1896 (2)     18th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     0.5  /  3
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Elson, J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Simonson, G. - Morgan, M.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1899 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Reichhelm, G.C.     1 - 0    
New York 1899 (3)     Manhattan Club Championship     7  /  11
New York 1900 (3)     Manhattan Club Masters Tournament     4.5  /  8
New York 1900 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Reichhelm, G.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1901 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     2  /  7
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Stadelman, S.L.     1 - 0    
New York 1901 (5)     Manhattan Club Championship     6  /  9
New York and Berlin 1905     New York - Berlin Cable Match    
  Simonson, G. - Ranneforth, H.     1 - 0    
New York 1906 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Robinson, D.S.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 28 May 2016