Smith, Magnús




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1899  151  2298 (75) 12
1900  132  2312 (75) 0
1901  124  2326 (73) 0
1902  111  2340 (68) 0
1903  100  2353 (61) 0
1904  92  2367 (48) 23
1905  96  2359 (42) 27
1906  80  2387 (39) 41
1907  95  2369 (48) 0
1908  112  2352 (48) 15
1909  141  2337 (50) 6
1910  122  2352 (51) 1
1911  108  2367 (46) 21
1912  86  2393 (52) 8
1913  77  2399 (59) 0
1914  68  2404 (61) 2
1915  55  2413 (62) 13
1916  65  2394 (73) 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)

Smith, M.M. - Blake, C.W. 1904         (f)     7.5   -   4.5
Smith, M.M. - Blake, C.W. 1905         (f)     6.5   -   3.5
Elliott, E.P. - Smith, M.M. 1906 (1)         (f)     3   -   0
Elliott, E.P. - Smith, M.M. 1906 (2)         (f)     0   -   3
Elliott, E.P. - Smith, M.M. 1906 (3)         (f)     1   -   2
Smith, M.M. - Curt, C. 1908         (f)     7.5   -   7.5
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
Excelsior 1905     6th Western Chess Association Tournament (6th USA Open)     11  /  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 1915 (9)     Manhattan Club Championship     9  /  12
New York 1916 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Smith, M.M. - Shipley, W.P.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 13 Feb. 2024