Roque at the 1904 Summer Olympics

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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

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[edit]

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]

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