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Roque at the 1904 Summer Olympics

Men's singles roque
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Roque pictogram.svg
DatesAugust 3, 1904 (1904-08-03)
August 8, 1904 (1904-08-08)
Competitors4 from 1 nation
1st, gold medalist(s) Charles Jacobus  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Smith Streeter  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Charles Brown  United States

At the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, a roque tournament was contested. It was the only time that roque was included in the Olympic program.

Participating nations

4 players from the host nation competed.


The roque competition in 1904

The competitors played a double round-robin tournament, with each player facing every other player twice.

Rank Player Won Lost
1  Charles Jacobus (USA) 5 1
2  Smith Streeter (USA) 4 2
3  Charles Brown (USA) 2 4
4  William Chalfant (USA) 1 5

Source: Sports Reference.[1]

See also