Smith, Lionel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  609  1901 (107) 3
1895  567  1914 (103) 1
1896  553  1918 (100) 0
1897  545  1923 (96) 0
1898  543  1928 (91) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Lionel Percy  
Born: 1879
Died:
 
Notes:
The New Zealand Times of 13 Dec. 1895 (p.2) has 'L.B. Smith'. The Australian Chess Annual of 1896 (p.114) says that he was 15 years old at the time of a match between the Devonport and Glen Var Chess Clubs in Auckland, which took place in July 1894. Thus, he was born in 1878 or 1879.
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 114
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 232
Periodicals
   [NZT], vol. 57, 13 Dec. 1895, page 2

Tournament data

Auckland 1894 (1)     Glen Var Club - Ponsonby Club Match    
  Smith, Li.P. - Grierson, J.C.     0 - 1    
Auckland 1894 (2)     Glen Var Club - Ponsonby Club Match    
  Smith, Li.P. - Grierson, J.C.     1 - 0    
Auckland 1894 (3)     Glen Var Club - Ponsonby Club Match    
  Smith, Li.P. - Grierson, J.C.     1 - 0    
Wellington and Auckland 1895     Wellington - Auckland Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, Li.P. - James, H.L.     1 - 0    
Auckland 1898     11th New Zealand Championship     8.5  /  12


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017