Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  499  2011 (60) 9
1885  535  1990 (54) 11
1886  589  1952 (54) 11
1887  588  1940 (60) 0
1888  590  1929 (62) 0
1889  595  1917 (59) 10
1890  637  1910 (63) 0
1891  652  1902 (63) 0
1892  693  1895 (59) 10
1893  694  1918 (60) 0
1894  689  1940 (57) 8
1895  609  1985 (56) 7
1896  607  1975 (57) 5
1897  573  2001 (57) 10
1898  573  2007 (64) 0
1899  583  2012 (67) 0
1900  574  2018 (67) 0
1901  576  2023 (64) 4
1902  621  2006 (62) 6
1903  632  1992 (59) 9
1904  704  1969 (58) 15
1905  759  1940 (59) 13
1906  817  1917 (62) 0
1907  858  1895 (60) 19
1908  869  1871 (68) 0
1909  973  1847 (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     1st Scottish Championship     5  /  9
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: 5 May 2020