Simonson, Gustave




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  50  2438 (54) 18
1884  51  2433 (51) 0
1885  54  2428 (39) 38
1886  54  2431 (46) 0
1887  55  2434 (42) 22
1888  65  2409 (46) 11
1889  66  2409 (52) 0
1890  72  2409 (51) 0
1891  74  2409 (42) 26
1892  65  2406 (45) 9
1893  75  2395 (44) 16
1894  87  2379 (51) 4
1895  107  2348 (54) 2
1896  121  2332 (55) 4
1897  119  2336 (57) 1
1898  97  2355 (55) 0
1899  87  2375 (47) 13
1900  93  2370 (47) 9
1901  98  2370 (48) 17
1902  102  2362 (62) 0
1903  110  2353 (73) 0
1904  122  2345 (81) 0
1905  141  2336 (87) 1
1906  151  2321 (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    


Player information updated: 28 May 2016