Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  494  2016 (57) 11
1885  536  1994 (53) 11
1886  595  1955 (53) 11
1887  595  1942 (60) 0
1888  615  1929 (61) 0
1889  612  1917 (59) 10
1890  654  1909 (63) 0
1891  670  1901 (63) 0
1892  708  1893 (58) 10
1893  709  1916 (60) 0
1894  697  1939 (56) 8
1895  616  1984 (56) 7
1896  614  1974 (57) 5
1897  588  2000 (57) 10
1898  597  2005 (63) 0
1899  594  2010 (67) 0
1900  596  2015 (67) 0
1901  597  2021 (64) 4
1902  648  2002 (62) 6
1903  659  1989 (59) 9
1904  740  1965 (58) 15
1905  793  1936 (59) 13
1906  834  1914 (62) 0
1907  877  1891 (60) 19
1908  889  1868 (68) 0
1909  1006  1844 (73) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Forsyth, David  
Born: 16 May 1854
Died: 30 Dec. 1909
 
Notes:
Gaige gives date of death c30-12-1909. Gaige gives 'Forsyth, David'; OzBase gives 'Forsyth, David C'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 124
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 212
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 189, 329, 363, 575
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 121
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 192, 206
Periodicals
   [AS], vol. 40, no. 310, 30 Dec. 1909, page 5
   [NZH], vol. 39, no. 11854, 4 Jan. 1902, page 4
   [ODT], no. 12552, 5 Jan. 1903, page 3
   [OW], no. 2458, 24 Apr. 1901, page 56
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [20th New Zealand Championship 1906-7]
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1895]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5051. Recognizable?]

Tournament data

Glasgow 1884 (1)     1st Scottish Championship     5  /  9
Glasgow 1884 (3)     1st Scottish Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Forsyth, D. - Mills, D.Y.     1 - 0          Mills, D.Y. gave odds of pawn and move
  Forsyth, D. - Spens, W.C.     0 - 1          Spens, W.C. gave odds of pawn and move
Edinburgh 1885     2nd Scottish Championship     6  /  11
Glasgow 1886     3rd Scottish Championship     3.5  /  11
Edinburgh 1889     6th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  10
Edinburgh 1892     9th Scottish Championship     2.5  /  10
Glasgow 1894     11th Scottish Championship     2.5  /  8
Edinburgh 1895 (1)     12th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  7
Dundee 1896     13th Scottish Championship     0  /  5
Glasgow 1897     14th Scottish Championship     6  /  10
Canterbury 1901     14th New Zealand Championship     4.5  /  5
Auckland 1902     15th New Zealand Championship     4  /  6
Dunedin 1903     16th New Zealand Championship     6  /  9
Wellington 1904     17th New Zealand Championship     9.5  /  15
Oamaru 1905     18th New Zealand Championship     6.5  /  13
Christchurch 1907     20th New Zealand Championship     8.5  /  19
Dunedin 1909     22nd New Zealand Championship     2.5  /  8


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022