Roberts, Daniel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  128  2108 (79) 11
1856  136  2106 (82) 0
1857  142  2104 (83) 2
1858  153  2086 (87) 12
1859  183  2059 (94) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Roberts, Daniel S.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Hillyer (p.167) quotes Frere as believing Daniel S. Roberts to be dead as of 01-03-1884. Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of 11 Jul. 1857 has 'D.S. Robertz'.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 39, 56, 409, 539
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 324
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 18, 39, 167
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 51
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 139
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. II, page 113
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 18, no. 59, 11 Mar. 1859, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 1, no. 2, Feb. 1857, page 51
   [CMNY], vol. 2, no. 5, May 1858, page 159
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 7, July 1860, page 222
   [DAC], vol. 10, no. 59, 1 Mar. 1858, page 2
   [DAC], vol. 10, no. 70, 12 Mar. 1858, page 2
   [DAC], vol. 10, no. 81, 23 Mar. 1858, page 2
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 64, June 1875, page 303
   [DSC], vol. 15, no. 1129, 23 Apr. 1858, page supp.2
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1184, 2 June 1861, page 7
   [FLIN], 5 Jan. 1856
   [FLIN], 1 Mar. 1856
   [FLIN], 31 Jan. 1857
   [FLIN], 11 July 1857
   [FLIN], 17 Apr. 1858
   [FLIN], 26 Mar. 1859
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 888, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [NYC], 30 Jan. 1858
   [NYC], 3 Apr. 1858
   [PSoT], 21 Feb. 1857
   [SZ], vol. 13, no. 9, Sep. 1858, page 373
   [SZ], vol. 14, no. 4, Apr. 1859, page 115
Web
   Donaldson, John.  [History of the MI Chess Room]
   Fuller, W.J.A.  [Chess Reminiscences of Morphy]
   Hilbert, John S.  [California Chess 1858 - 1859]
   Sarah.  [William James Appleton Fuller]
   Spinrad, Jeremy.  [Alta California list]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

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

Marache, N. - Roberts, D.S. 1855         (f)     8   -   3

Tournament data

New York 1857 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament    
  Roberts, D.S. - Weekes     1 - 0    
  Roberts, D.S. - Frere, T.     1 - 0    
  Roberts, D.S. - Knott, H.J.B.     1.5 - 0.5    
San Francisco 1858 (1)     California Chess Congress - First Class    
  Roberts, D.S. - Schleiden, W.     3 - 1    
  Roberts, D.S. - Franklin, S.     3.5 - 4.5    
San Francisco 1859 (1)     Cosmopolitan Club Tournament - First Class, First Division     2  /  4


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2023