Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  412  2003 (91) 4
1884  419  2015 (89) 0
1885  409  2027 (84) 0
1886  389  2039 (79) 0
1887  381  2050 (71) 8
1888  353  2060 (70) 0
1889  343  2070 (65) 8
1890  329  2088 (63) 12
1891  344  2091 (60) 14
1892  343  2104 (62) 0
1893  340  2117 (58) 19
1894  319  2137 (58) 14
1895  322  2129 (63) 3
1896  325  2122 (69) 0
1897  329  2115 (71) 0
1898  349  2108 (70) 0
1899  371  2101 (67) 12
1900  391  2090 (73) 0
1901  424  2080 (77) 0
1902  443  2069 (79) 0
1903  462  2058 (80) 0
1904  504  2048 (78) 0
1905  529  2037 (75) 0
1906  550  2026 (70) 12
1907  555  2034 (74) 0
1908  545  2041 (76) 0
1909  570  2048 (76) 0
1910  544  2056 (73) 9
1911  583  2033 (82) 0
1912  580  2010 (88) 0
1913  570  1987 (93) 0
1914  545  1963 (97) 0
1915  527  1940 (100) 0
1916  533  1917 (103) 0
1917  533  1894 (104) 0
1918  566  1871 (105) 0
1919  572  1848 (106) 0
1920  668  1825 (106) 0
1921  702  1802 (105) 0
1922  660  1779 (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