Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  376  1651 (192) 6
1866  414  1653 (190) 0
1867  391  1655 (188) 0
1868  404  1657 (186) 9
1869  414  1660 (184) 0
1870  480  1662 (181) 0
1871  514  1665 (179) 0
1872  525  1668 (177) 0
1873  543  1671 (174) 0
1874  530  1674 (172) 0
1875  539  1676 (169) 0
1876  551  1679 (166) 0
1877  524  1682 (163) 0
1878  528  1685 (160) 0
1879  531  1687 (157) 0
1880  551  1690 (153) 0
1881  621  1693 (150) 0
1882  718  1696 (146) 0
1883  807  1699 (142) 0
1884  901  1701 (137) 1
1885  813  1706 (133) 0
1886  800  1712 (129) 0
1887  734  1717 (125) 0
1888  725  1722 (120) 0
1889  712  1727 (115) 0
1890  751  1732 (109) 0
1891  758  1737 (103) 0
1892  802  1743 (95) 1
1893  818  1750 (88) 1
1894  838  1764 (80) 8
1895  808  1790 (79) 11
1896  811  1776 (85) 0
1897  832  1762 (90) 0
1898  813  1747 (93) 0
1899  841  1733 (95) 0
1900  872  1718 (96) 0
1901  888  1704 (96) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Macdonald, Donald Francis  
Born: 22 Dec. 1832
Died: 8 Aug. 1910
 
Notes:
The Australian Chess Annual of 1896 has 'D.R. Macdonald' on p.35, but 'Donald Francis Macdonald' on p.64.
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 35, 59, 64, 68
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 260

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Macdonald, D.F. - Bird, J. 1865         (f)     5   -   1
Macdonald, D.F. - Lamport, T.W. 1868         (f)     6   -   3

Tournament data

Sydney and Adelaide 1884     4th New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Macdonald, D.F. - Russell, G.A.     0 - 1    
Melbourne and Adelaide 1892     Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Macdonald, D.F. - Hall, G.B.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Adelaide 1893     5th New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Macdonald, D.F. - Scott, P.M.     0 - 1    
Adelaide 1894     1st South Australia Championship     1  /  8
Adelaide 1895 (2)     2nd South Australia Championship     5  /  10
Sydney and Adelaide 1895     New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Macdonald, D.F. - Hirst, R.     0.5 - 0.5    
Adelaide 1901 (1)     5th South Australia Championship     1  /  7


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017