Smith, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  161  2174 (87) 9
1869  163  2169 (81) 22
1870  172  2157 (79) 5
1871  190  2143 (76) 22
1872  192  2138 (78) 3
1873  187  2148 (78) 1
1874  172  2171 (75) 23
1875  180  2154 (82) 0
1876  202  2136 (88) 1
1877  195  2133 (93) 0
1878  201  2130 (97) 0
1879  209  2127 (100) 1
1880  223  2128 (105) 0
1881  247  2128 (108) 0
1882  258  2129 (111) 0
1883  291  2129 (113) 1
1884  334  2116 (117) 0
1885  350  2102 (121) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Robert  
Born:
Died:
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 337
Periodicals
   [ATCJ], vol. 9, no. 216, 21 Feb. 1874, page 304
   [Emp], no. 5170, 15 June 1868, page 2
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1717, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1665, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [SMH], vol. 57, no. 9382, 15 June 1868, page 4
   [SMNA], vol. 12, no. 569, 27 May 1871, page 397
   [SyM], 14 May 1870
   [SyM], vol. 11, no. 554, 11 Feb. 1871, page 2
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 5, 1 Sep. 1871, page 77
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [1st NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1870]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']

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

Smith, R. - Ryan, T.I. 1871         (f)     5   -   4

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 1870     Darlinghurst Club Handicap     9  /  12
  Smith, R. - Lea, T.     0 - 1          Smith, R. gave odds of exchange and move
  Smith, R. - Pendrill, J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1870     1st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Smith, R. - Baynes, G.W.     1 - 0    
Sydney 1871 (1)     Darlinghurst Prize Match     5  /  12
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 1874     Sydney Club Handicap     15.5  /  20
  Smith, R. - Crane, W.     0 - 2    
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: 25 Dec. 2021