Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  312  1641 (192) 6
1866  355  1643 (190) 0
1867  335  1645 (188) 0
1868  338  1647 (186) 9
1869  336  1649 (184) 0
1870  387  1652 (182) 0
1871  397  1655 (180) 0
1872  401  1657 (177) 0
1873  452  1660 (175) 0
1874  446  1662 (172) 0
1875  470  1665 (170) 0
1876  488  1667 (167) 0
1877  459  1670 (164) 0
1878  457  1673 (161) 0
1879  450  1675 (158) 0
1880  469  1678 (154) 0
1881  502  1680 (150) 0
1882  563  1683 (147) 0
1883  639  1686 (142) 0
1884  722  1688 (138) 1
1885  686  1693 (134) 0
1886  685  1698 (131) 0
1887  631  1703 (126) 0
1888  621  1708 (122) 0
1889  611  1713 (116) 0
1890  629  1718 (111) 0
1891  646  1723 (105) 0
1892  682  1728 (97) 1
1893  703  1735 (90) 1
1894  711  1748 (83) 8
1895  679  1775 (82) 11
1896  689  1760 (88) 0
1897  674  1746 (92) 0
1898  669  1731 (95) 0
1899  677  1716 (97) 0
1900  684  1701 (98) 0
1901  714  1686 (98) 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