Smith, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  177  2065 (98) 9
1869  180  2055 (93) 22
1870  201  2041 (94) 1
1871  214  2021 (95) 2
1872  226  2011 (97) 3
1873  244  2011 (98) 1
1874  248  2017 (100) 2
1875  257  2010 (103) 0
1876  282  2003 (106) 1
1877  276  2007 (109) 0
1878  277  2011 (111) 0
1879  279  2015 (113) 1
1880  283  2021 (116) 0
1881  304  2026 (118) 0
1882  320  2031 (120) 0
1883  361  2037 (122) 1
1884  392  2026 (126) 0
1885  420  2015 (129) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Robert  
Born:
Died:
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 337
Periodicals
   [Emp], 15 June 1868, page 2
   [SMH], vol. 57, 15 June 1868, page 4
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [1st NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1870]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']

Tournament data

Sydney 1868 (1)     School of Arts - Darlinghurst Club Match, 1st class     5.5  /  9
Sydney 1869 (1)     School of Arts Club Handicap Tournament     31  /  40
Sydney 1869 (2)     Darlinghurst Club Handicap Tournament     14  /  22
Sydney and Melbourne 1870     1st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Baynes, G.W.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Adelaide 1871     1st New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Fullarton, W.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1871     2nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Sedgefield, S.W.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Brisbane 1872     1st New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Adams, R.E.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Adelaide 1872     2nd New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Fullarton, W.J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1872     3rd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Burns, A.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1873     4th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Sedgefield, S.W.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Adelaide 1874     3rd New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Beyer, A.H.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1874     5th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Sedgefield, S.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1876     6th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Stephen, W.R.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1879     8th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Stephen, W.R.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1883     10th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Wisker, J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1885     12th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Fisher, C.M.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 2 May 2017