Baird, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  76  2324 (68) 8
1880  75  2344 (61) 13
1881  73  2367 (61) 0
1882  63  2390 (56) 0
1883  58  2413 (45) 18
1884  48  2433 (36) 44
1885  82  2371 (36) 34
1886  103  2339 (39) 24
1887  105  2341 (45) 4
1888  93  2357 (45) 2
1889  81  2374 (34) 44
1890  87  2354 (45) 5
1891  104  2343 (48) 5
1892  118  2329 (47) 8
1893  114  2333 (45) 9
1894  111  2332 (43) 12
1895  96  2351 (44) 12
1896  106  2339 (45) 6
1897  112  2325 (43) 5
1898  131  2311 (35) 40
1899  144  2304 (35) 30
1900  144  2303 (41) 14
1901  202  2265 (48) 2
1902  230  2251 (48) 8
1903  226  2260 (51) 2
1904  194  2283 (49) 11
1905  226  2269 (52) 1
1906  238  2265 (49) 16
1907  288  2243 (59) 0
1908  341  2221 (65) 1
1909  371  2210 (68) 0
1910  385  2199 (68) 0
1911  434  2188 (66) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Baird, David Graham  
   Also known as: Graham
Born: 3 Dec. 1854
Died: 8 Oct. 1913
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 300
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 366, 954
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 19
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 154
   Goldman, Carl Schlechter!, page 523
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 274, 382, 571
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 74, 140
   Hilbert, Emil Kemeny, page 58
   Hilbert, Napier, page 9, 128
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 432
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 112
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 16
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 72
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 293, 367
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [New York 1891: A Day to Remember Part 1], page 5
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Mohle, C.A. - Baird, D.G. 1879         (f)     6.5   -   1.5
Lasker, Em. - Baird, D.G. 1892         (f)     3   -   0
Baird, D.G. - Jasnogrodsky, N. 1895         (c)     2   -   1
Janowsky, D.M. - Baird, D.G. 1899         (f)     1   -   0
Mieses, J. - Baird, D.G. 1903         (f)     1   -   0

Tournament data

New York 1880 (2)     5th American Chess Congress - Minor Tourney     10  /  13
Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Barbour, L.D.     2 - 0    
New York 1883     5th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     11  /  16
New York 1884 (1)     6th Manhattan Club Handicap     24.5  /  34      received odds from first class
New York 1884 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     6  /  10
New York 1885 (1)     Manhattan Club Handicap Tournament     10.5  /  20
New York 1885 (3)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Vorrath, A.     0 - 1    
New York 1885 (4)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Vorrath, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1885 (5)     8th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     5.5  /  12
New York 1886 (1)     Manhattan Club Tournament     10  /  24      received odds from first class
New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Huntington, W.S.     0.5 - 1.5    
New York 1887 (3)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Eno, W.F.     1.5 - 0.5    
New York 1888 (3)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 1)    
  Baird, D.G. - Koehler, G.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1888 (4)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 2)    
  Baird, D.G. - Koehler, G.H.     1 - 0    
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     19  /  44
New York 1890 (1)     Bachelors - Benedicks Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Northrop, T.F.     1 - 0    
New York 1890 (3)     12th New York State Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Yeaton, F.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, D.G. - Lipschutz, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, D.G. - Boardman, A.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Rogers, H.J.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - McGie, B.C.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Young, J.W. (1)     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Fitch, J.H.A.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
  Baird, D.G. - Kemeny, E.     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (5)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Munoz, J.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Newark 1892     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Massett, E.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Kemeny, E.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Ford, E.A.     0 - 1    
  Baird, D.G. - Hopkins, J.S.D.     0 - 1    
New York and New Orleans 1892     Manhattan - New Orleans telegraph match    
  Baird, D.G. - Seguin, J.D.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1893 (14)     Manhattan Café Tournament     4  /  9
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, D.G. - Scripture, W.E.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (4)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Helms, H.     0 - 1    
New York 1894 (6)     New York Tournament     3  /  9
New York 1895 (2)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - de Visser, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (4)     Manhattan - Staten Island Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Raettig, C.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Showalter, J.W.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (10)     New York State Championship     4  /  4
New York 1895 (11)     Manhattan - Newark Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Bernstein, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1895     British Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Cable Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Mills, D.Y.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1896 (2)     18th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     3  /  4
London, England and New York 1896     1st Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Voigt, H.G.     0 - 1    
New York 1897 (3)     19th New York State Chess Association Meeting - Championship     3  /  4
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Morgan, J.P.     0 - 1    
New York 1898 (1)     20th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     1  /  3
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Locock, C.D.     0.5 - 0.5    
Vienna 1898 (3)     Kaiser Jubiläumsturnier     8  /  36
New York 1899 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     11  /  18
New York 1899 (2)     New York State Championship     0.5  /  3
London, England and New York 1899 (1)     4th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Trenchard, H.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1899 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Young, J.W. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1899 (3)     Manhattan Club Championship     2  /  7
New York 1900 (2)     New York State Championship     3  /  4
  Baird, D.G. - Marshall, F.J.     0 - 1    
New York 1900 (5)     Manhattan Club Sexangular Tournament     3  /  9
New York 1901 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     0  /  2
New York 1902 (4)     Manhattan Club Championship     2.5  /  8
Philadelphia or New York (?) 1903     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Martinez, C.S.     0 - 1    
New York 1904 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     9  /  11
New York 1904 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Mlotkowski, S.     0 - 1    
New York and Chicago 1905 (1)     Manhattan Club - Chicago Club Telegraph Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Jones, E.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1906 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     5  /  12
New York 1906 (2)     28th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - New York State Championship     3  /  4
New York 1908 (2)     New York State Chess Association Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Finn, J.     0 - 1    
New York 1911 (1)     New York Tournament     3  /  12


Player information updated: 7 Nov. 2023