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.[1][2]

Participating nations

All four players who competed in the event were from the United States.


The roque competition in 1904
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.[3]

Medal table

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)  United States (USA)  United States (USA)

See also


  1. ^ "Roque at the 1904 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Olympic Analytics - Medals by Countries". Retrieved 2022-01-31.
  3. ^ Roque at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games: Men's Singles at