Smith, Magnús




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1899  74  2385 (72) 15
1900  84  2375 (72) 0
1901  94  2365 (71) 0
1902  100  2354 (66) 0
1903  111  2344 (59) 0
1904  127  2333 (46) 24
1905  133  2333 (42) 27
1906  90  2375 (42) 32
1907  98  2361 (52) 0
1908  117  2347 (56) 0
1909  149  2332 (54) 6
1910  123  2349 (53) 1
1911  114  2365 (48) 21
1912  93  2386 (55) 8
1913  91  2380 (66) 0
1914  93  2374 (73) 2
1915  87  2364 (81) 1
1916  101  2349 (89) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Magnús Magnússon  
Born: 10 Sep. 1869
Died: 12 Sep. 1934
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 317
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 170
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 396
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 55
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 285
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 253
   Urcan, Julius Finn, page 201
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 12
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Timeline]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Closed]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Magnus Smith]
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]
   Wright, Stephen.  [A Tale of Three Cities: the 1895 Pacific Cable Matches]

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

Pillsbury, H.N. - Smith, M.M. 1899         (c)     0.5   -   2.5
Smith, M.M. - Blake, C.W. 1905         (f)     6.5   -   3.5
Schwietzer, G.J. - Smith, M.M. 1909         (f)     2   -   1

Tournament data

Montreal 1899 (1)     24th Canadian Championship     9.5  /  12
Winnipeg 1904     25th Canadian Championship     10  /  11
Saint Louis 1904 (2)     7th American Chess Congress - Minor Tournament     7.5  /  13
Excelsior 1905     6th Western Chess Association Tournament (6th USA Open)     10  /  17
Montreal 1906 (1)     26th Canadian Championship     9.5  /  12
Chicago 1906 (2)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Section 2     7.5  /  8
Chicago 1906 (3)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Final     5  /  7
Chicago 1906 (4)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Final, Play-off     3  /  4
  Smith, M.M. - Wolbrecht, G.H.     0 - 1    
New York 1909 (2)     Brooklyn Club - Rice Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Rosenthal, J.C.     1 - 0    
New York 1909 (3)     Brooklyn Club - Rice Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Rosenthal, J.C.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1909 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Ferris, W.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1910 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Goldberg, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1911 (1)     New York Tournament     5  /  12
New York 1911 (2)     25th Brooklyn Club Championship     7  /  9
New York 1912     Manhattan Club Championship     7  /  8
New York 1914 (4)     Staten Island Club - Manhattan Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1914 (7)     Manhattan Chess Club - Brooklyn Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Russell, F.F.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1915     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Robinson, A.K.     1 - 0    
New York 1916 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Shipley, W.P.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 1 Sept. 2022