Simonson, Gustave




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  52  2437 (54) 18
1884  54  2432 (51) 0
1885  56  2427 (39) 38
1886  53  2430 (46) 0
1887  55  2434 (42) 22
1888  66  2408 (46) 11
1889  65  2408 (52) 0
1890  75  2408 (51) 0
1891  73  2409 (42) 26
1892  66  2406 (44) 9
1893  72  2395 (44) 16
1894  87  2378 (50) 4
1895  109  2347 (54) 2
1896  126  2331 (55) 4
1897  118  2335 (57) 1
1898  97  2354 (55) 0
1899  87  2374 (47) 13
1900  94  2369 (47) 9
1901  98  2368 (48) 17
1902  103  2360 (62) 0
1903  113  2351 (73) 0
1904  128  2342 (81) 0
1905  148  2333 (87) 1
1906  156  2318 (94) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Simonson, Gustave  
   Also known as: Dr. Simonson
Born: 24 Sep. 1864
Died: 21 Mar. 1935
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 66
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 393
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 62, 439
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 108
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 251
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [New York 1891: A Day to Remember Part 2], page 2
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]

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

Simonson, G. - Hanham, J.M. 1885         (f)     9.5   -   6.5
Lasker, Em. - Simonson, G. 1892         (f)     2   -   1
Janowsky, D.M. - Simonson, G. 1899         (f)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Barrett, S.R.     1 - 1    
New York 1883     5th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     12.5  /  16
New York 1885 (1)     Manhattan Club Handicap Tournament     10.5  /  20      received odds from first class
New York 1885 (3)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Johnston, Wm. (2)     1 - 0    
New York 1885 (4)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Johnston, Wm. (2)     1 - 0    
Berlin 1887 (1)     Berlin Chess Club Tournament     10  /  14
Berlin 1887 (2)     Berlin Chess Club 60th Anniversary Festival - 1st Class Tournament     4.5  /  8
Berlin 1888     Berlin Winter Tournament     5.5  /  11
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Simonson, G. - Levy, E.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Rogers, H.J.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Baird, J.W.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     19  /  28
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Simonson, G. - Deyo, M.L.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Olly, E.N.     0 - 1    
  Simonson, G. - Richards, G.H.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Ascher, J.G.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
New York and New Orleans 1892     Manhattan - New Orleans telegraph match    
  Simonson, G. - Labatt, L.L.     0 - 1    
New York 1893 (1)     15th New York State Championship    
  Simonson, G. - Halpern, J.C.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Delmar, E. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
  Simonson, G. - Langleben, S.A.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hodges, A.B.     1 - 0    
New York 1893 (4)     Manhattan Club Championship     6  /  12
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Simonson, G. - Olly, E.N.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hymes, E.     1 - 0    
  Simonson, G. - Hodges, A.B.     0 - 1    
  Simonson, G. - Souweine, A.J.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Halpern, J.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Simonson, G. - Robinson, A.K.     0 - 1    
New York 1896 (2)     18th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     0.5  /  3
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Elson, J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Simonson, G. - Morgan, M.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1899 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Reichhelm, G.C.     1 - 0    
New York 1899 (3)     Manhattan Club Championship     7  /  11
New York 1900 (3)     Manhattan Club Masters Tournament     4.5  /  8
New York 1900 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Reichhelm, G.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1901 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     2  /  7
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Stadelman, S.L.     1 - 0    
New York 1901 (6)     Manhattan Club Championship     6  /  9
New York and Berlin 1905     New York - Berlin Cable Match    
  Simonson, G. - Ranneforth, H.     1 - 0    
New York 1906 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Robinson, D.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1917     Manhattan Chess Club - Isaac L. Rice Progressive Club Match    
  Simonson, G. - Menkes, J.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 28 May 2016