Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  419  2004 (91) 4
1884  428  2016 (89) 0
1885  420  2028 (84) 0
1886  400  2039 (78) 0
1887  386  2051 (71) 8
1888  365  2061 (69) 0
1889  345  2071 (65) 8
1890  334  2088 (63) 12
1891  350  2092 (60) 14
1892  349  2105 (62) 0
1893  346  2118 (57) 19
1894  320  2138 (58) 14
1895  325  2130 (63) 3
1896  329  2123 (69) 0
1897  330  2116 (71) 0
1898  352  2109 (70) 0
1899  375  2102 (67) 12
1900  399  2092 (73) 0
1901  431  2081 (77) 0
1902  449  2070 (79) 0
1903  473  2060 (80) 0
1904  516  2049 (78) 0
1905  547  2038 (75) 0
1906  569  2028 (69) 12
1907  571  2035 (74) 0
1908  560  2043 (76) 0
1909  581  2050 (76) 0
1910  554  2058 (73) 9
1911  595  2035 (81) 0
1912  593  2012 (88) 0
1913  591  1989 (93) 0
1914  578  1966 (97) 0
1915  545  1943 (100) 0
1916  550  1920 (103) 0
1917  549  1897 (104) 0
1918  589  1874 (105) 0
1919  591  1851 (106) 0
1920  685  1828 (106) 0
1921  739  1805 (105) 0
1922  690  1782 (103) 6

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Short, Robert  
Born: 14 Apr. 1844
Died: 21 Aug. 1927
 
Notes:
Correspondence from David Cohen has full name 'Robert Short', as do Stephen Wright and John Hilbert. Hilbert quotes an obituary stating that died at age 87, but Gaige's dates suggest that he was 83.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 36
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 389
   Hilbert, Napier, page 39
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 12, 48
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 9, 12, 129
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 249
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 27
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Timeline]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Closed]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Robert Short]
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

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

Steinitz, W. - Short, R. 1893         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Montreal 1883     11th Canadian Championship     2  /  5
Montreal 1887     14th Canadian Championship     4  /  8
Montreal 1889     16th Canadian Championship     2.5  /  8
Quebec 1890     17th Canadian Championship     10  /  12
Montreal 1891     18th Canadian Championship     5.5  /  14
Montreal 1893 (2)     1st Montreal Club Championship     10  /  18
Montreal 1894     21st Canadian Championship     7.5  /  14
Montreal 1895 (1)     Montreal Club Handicap Tournament     16  /  20      odds player in pawn and two moves class
Montreal 1895 (3)     Montreal Club - Central Club Match    
  Short, R. - Marshall, F.J.     0 - 1    
Montreal 1899     24th Canadian Championship     7  /  12
Montreal 1906     26th Canadian Championship     2  /  12
Montreal 1910     28th Canadian Championship     6  /  9
Montreal 1922     31st Canadian Championship     0.5  /  6


Player information updated: 27 Mar. 2018