Macdonald, Edmund




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  198  2251 (88) 11
1891  196  2254 (86) 0
1892  201  2258 (84) 0
1893  188  2261 (80) 1
1894  187  2263 (76) 1
1895  187  2264 (71) 0
1896  186  2265 (63) 0
1897  187  2266 (51) 15
1898  263  2214 (49) 14
1899  283  2209 (57) 0
1900  279  2204 (59) 0
1901  297  2198 (57) 7
1902  330  2186 (56) 5
1903  379  2165 (55) 4
1904  396  2165 (54) 8
1905  382  2176 (56) 0
1906  376  2187 (53) 0
1907  369  2198 (43) 24
1908  397  2189 (50) 0
1909  433  2179 (48) 0
1910  460  2170 (38) 26
1911  463  2179 (35) 27
1912  409  2197 (36) 29
1913  393  2201 (43) 10
1914  377  2195 (49) 0
1915  370  2188 (46) 10
1916  344  2204 (46) 10
1917  341  2203 (46) 7
1918  333  2207 (45) 10
1919  349  2204 (45) 12
1920  384  2198 (47) 5
1921  417  2196 (46) 10
1922  412  2201 (46) 9
1923  475  2187 (49) 0
1924  549  2173 (43) 16
1925  617  2159 (43) 14
1926  662  2149 (47) 0
1927  730  2139 (40) 15
1928  797  2121 (36) 33
1929  959  2075 (43) 23

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Macdonald, Edmund  
Born: 5 Nov. 1865
Died: 31 Dec. 1937
 
Notes:
Gaige and Di Felice have 'Macdonald, Edmond'; Forster has 'Macdonald, Edmund E.'. McGowan has 'Macdonald, Edmund'. McGowan has also sent me data from his birth record, giving his date of birth as 05-11-1865 and his name as 'Edmund McDonald', but subsequently, including the 1881 census and his death record, he is 'Edmund Macdonald'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 310
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 330
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 964
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 260
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 153
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 480, 498, 556
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 247
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 161
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 10, no. 7, July 1890, page 265
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [Edmund Macdonald]
   Sericano, C.  [I tornei di scacchi dal 1900 al 1909]

Tournament data

Cambridge 1890 (3)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     10.5  /  12
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Macdonald, E. - Sander, E.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Macdonald, E. - Hyde, A.H.     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1897 (1)     7th Craigside Tournament     5  /  9
Llandudno 1897 (3)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section B     4  /  6
Llandudno 1898 (1)     8th Craigside Tournament     2.5  /  10
Llandudno 1898 (2)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section A     1  /  4
Glasgow 1901 (2)     18th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  7
Perth, Scotland 1902     19th Scottish Championship     4  /  5
Edinburgh 1903     20th Scottish Championship     2  /  4
Brighton 1904     Brighton Tournament     3  /  8
Edinburgh 1907     24th Scottish Championship     4.5  /  7
London, England 1907 (6)     17th City of London Club Championship     9  /  17
Edinburgh 1910     27th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  9
London, England 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     7.5  /  17
Glasgow 1911 (2)     8th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3  /  11
London, England 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     7.5  /  16
Edinburgh 1912     29th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  8
  Macdonald, E. - Gibson, W.     0 - 2    
  Macdonald, E. - Wenman, F.P.     0.5 - 1.5    
London, England 1912 (1)     England - Netherlands Team Match    
  Macdonald, E. - Schelfhout, W.A.T.     0.5 - 1.5    
London, England 1912 (2)     22nd City of London Club Championship     10  /  15
London, England 1913 (1)     23rd City of London Club Championship - Preliminary Section A     6  /  10
London, England 1915     City of London Club Championship     3.5  /  10
London, England 1916 (2)     26th City of London Club Championship     6  /  10
London, England 1917 (1)     27th City of London Club Championship     3  /  7
London, England 1918 (1)     28th City of London Club Championship     4  /  6
London, England 1918 (2)     28th City of London Club Championship - Play-off     1.5  /  4
London, England 1919 (1)     29th City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  12
Edinburgh 1920 (1)     33rd Scottish Championship     3  /  5
London, England 1921 (3)     31st City of London Chess Club Championship     5  /  11
London, England 1922 (5)     City of London Club Championship     4.5  /  9
London, England 1924 (1)     English Counties Championship Semi-Final Match: Yorkshire - Surrey    
  Macdonald, E. - Jackson, M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1924 (2)     City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  15
London, England 1925 (3)     35th City of London Club Championship     5.5  /  14
London, England 1927 (10)     37th City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  15
Hastings 1928 (3)     8th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Open, Section B     4.5  /  9
London, England 1928 (2)     38th City of London Club Championship     7  /  17
Cheltenham 1928 (2)     West of England Chess Festival - Major Division     4.5  /  7
Hastings 1929 (3)     9th Hastings Christmans Congress - Major Tournament A     1  /  9
London, England 1929 (3)     39th City of London Club Championship     5  /  14


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022