Roque at the 1904 Summer Olympics

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.[1]

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 place, gold medalist(s) Charles Jacobus  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Smith Streeter  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Charles Brown  United States

Participating nationsEdit

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.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Roque at the 1904 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  2. ^ Roque at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games: Men's Singles at