Smith, Stephen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  526  1946 (64) 6
1886  508  1962 (53) 25
1887  431  2016 (58) 0
1888  348  2069 (59) 0
1889  290  2123 (54) 9
1890  284  2146 (56) 1
1891  250  2185 (54) 0
1892  223  2224 (46) 22
1893  202  2244 (48) 7
1894  168  2274 (51) 1
1895  141  2303 (47) 10
1896  130  2312 (46) 15
1897  148  2291 (54) 1
1898  164  2280 (56) 0
1899  184  2268 (53) 10
1900  193  2258 (59) 0
1901  202  2247 (60) 5
1902  211  2245 (64) 0
1903  229  2243 (66) 0
1904  246  2241 (64) 0
1905  255  2239 (59) 1
1906  261  2235 (51) 3
1907  288  2225 (40) 35
1908  287  2224 (48) 0
1909  298  2224 (46) 9
1910  307  2218 (45) 12
1911  293  2229 (46) 16
1912  312  2219 (59) 0
1913  317  2209 (66) 0
1914  320  2198 (71) 0
1915  318  2188 (73) 0
1916  332  2178 (72) 0
1917  335  2167 (70) 0
1918  348  2157 (64) 0
1919  368  2147 (56) 11
1920  375  2165 (53) 11
1921  421  2154 (60) 0
1922  424  2143 (62) 0
1923  466  2132 (61) 0
1924  526  2121 (55) 13
1925  493  2118 (60) 0
1926  493  2115 (62) 0
1927  459  2112 (59) 0
1928  381  2108 (51) 25

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Stephen Francis  
   Also known as: Dr. Stephen Francis Smith
Born: 1860
Died: 12 May 1928
 
Notes:
Gaige (Chess Personalia) gives birth between 13-05-1860 and 12-05-1861. Chess Tournament Crosstables (vol.I, p.100) has S.T. Smith at Hastings 1895; the British Chess Magazine (1895, p.373) has 'Dr S.F. Smith' (as reported to me by Edward Winter in correspondence); Di Felice has Stephen Francis Smith.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 317
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 338
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 969
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 396
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 71
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 249
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 253
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Timeline]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Stephen Francis Smith]
   Tabner, Keith.  [History of Shropshire Chess: Chapter 1 - 1850 - 1929]
   Wright, Stephen.  [BCCF E-mail Bulletin #105], page 2

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

Smith, S.F. - Block, T. 1892         (f)     5   -   4
Smith, S.F. - Jones, Ed.O. 1896         (f)     5   -   3

Tournament data

London, England 1885 (5)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     0.5  /  6
London, England 1886 (6)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Tennyson Prize Tourney     1  /  7
London, England 1886 (7)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Tourney     4  /  18
London, England 1889 (6)     British Amateur Championship     5.5  /  9
London, England 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Chepmell, C.H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1892 (3)     City of London Club Championship - 3-Section Play-off    
  Smith, S.F. - Moriau, C.     0 - 1    
London, England 1892 (6)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship     5.5  /  12
Woodhall Spa 1893 (1)     Counties Chess Association - Class I, Section A     2.5  /  7
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Birks, J.     1 - 0    
Hastings 1895 (1)     7th British Amateur Championship - Section I     5.5  /  7
Hastings 1895 (6)     7th British Amateur Championship - Consolation Tourney     1  /  3
London, England 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Mortimer, J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1896 (4)     Divan Chess Association - City of London Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Gunsberg, I.A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1896 (5)     City of London Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Wagner, H. (2)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1896 (7)     London Tournament     1  /  4
London, England and Leeds 1897     City of London Club - Yorkshire Chess Association Telephone Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Rayner, Ja.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1899 (2)     London Minor Tournament     5.5  /  11
London, England 1901 (1)     11th City of London Chess Club Championship     15  /  21
London, England 1905 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Sergeant, E.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1906     16th City of London Club Championship     8.5  /  13
Ostend 1907 (1)     Ostend Amateur Tournament     10  /  18
Deal 1907     9th Kent County Chess Association Tournament     3  /  6
Ostend 1907 (4)     Ostend Amateur Tournament A     4.5  /  11
Hastings 1909     Kent and Sussex Congress     5.5  /  9
Leicester 1910     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Coates, C.     0 - 1    
Oxford 1910 (1)     7th British Chess Federation Championship     4  /  11
London, England 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Smith, S.F. - Caplan, A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     9  /  16
Hastings 1919 (3)     British Chess Federation Special Victory Congress - 1st Class Group C     5.5  /  11
Edinburgh 1920 (2)     13th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5  /  11
Paris 1924 (5)     Olympic Tournament - Preliminary Section 5     0.5  /  5
Paris 1924 (11)     Olympic Tournament - Consolation Cup     4.5  /  8
Hastings 1928 (2)     8th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Open, Section A     4.5  /  9
London, England 1928 (2)     38th City of London Club Championship     4  /  16


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020