Smith, Sydney




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  342  1320 (170) 2
1866  397  1323 (170) 0
1867  373  1325 (169) 0
1868  380  1328 (169) 0
1869  362  1331 (168) 0
1870  422  1333 (167) 0
1871  429  1336 (166) 0
1872  443  1339 (165) 0
1873  497  1341 (164) 0
1874  519  1344 (163) 0
1875  525  1347 (162) 0
1876  548  1349 (161) 0
1877  511  1352 (160) 0
1878  504  1355 (158) 0
1879  513  1357 (156) 0
1880  526  1360 (155) 0
1881  561  1363 (153) 0
1882  697  1365 (151) 0
1883  758  1368 (149) 2
1884  869  1372 (150) 0
1885  754  1376 (150) 2
1886  744  1378 (154) 0
1887  661  1379 (157) 0
1888  651  1381 (160) 0
1889  651  1383 (164) 0
1890  674  1385 (167) 0
1891  690  1387 (169) 0
1892  736  1389 (172) 0
1893  762  1390 (175) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Sydney  
Born: 1829
Died: 1909
 
Notes:
Steve Mann gives year of birth as 1828 or 1829 and year of death as 1908 or 1909 (his death was registered in the first quarter of 1909).
 
References
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 1, Aug. 1865, page 251
   [CPM], vol. 2, July 1866, page 218
   [CPM], vol. 3, Feb. 1867, page 61
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Sheffield Chess History - 1851: Sheffield Athenaeum & Mechanics Institute Chess Club Annual Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Sydney Smith]

Tournament data

Sheffield 1865     Sheffield Athenaeum Club Tournament    
  Smith, Sy. - Cocking, G.B.     0 - 2          Cocking, G.B. gave odds of pawn and move
Sheffield 1883 (1)     Sheffield Athenaeum - Rest of Sheffield and District Match    
  Smith, Sy. - Rowley, A.B.     0.5 - 1.5    
Penistone 1885     Sheffield and District - Huddersfield and Holmfirth Match    
  Smith, Sy. - Moorhouse, Jo.     1 - 1    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Smith, Sy. - Thomas, E.C.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 17 Dec. 2017