Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  414  2003 (91) 4
1884  421  2015 (89) 0
1885  411  2026 (84) 0
1886  391  2038 (78) 0
1887  382  2050 (71) 8
1888  358  2060 (69) 0
1889  344  2070 (65) 8
1890  330  2087 (63) 12
1891  344  2091 (60) 14
1892  343  2104 (62) 0
1893  341  2117 (57) 19
1894  319  2137 (58) 14
1895  323  2128 (63) 3
1896  326  2121 (69) 0
1897  329  2114 (71) 0
1898  352  2108 (70) 0
1899  372  2101 (67) 12
1900  392  2090 (73) 0
1901  427  2079 (77) 0
1902  444  2068 (79) 0
1903  465  2058 (80) 0
1904  506  2047 (78) 0
1905  537  2036 (75) 0
1906  554  2025 (69) 12
1907  558  2033 (74) 0
1908  549  2041 (76) 0
1909  572  2048 (76) 0
1910  546  2056 (73) 9
1911  586  2033 (81) 0
1912  582  2009 (88) 0
1913  582  1986 (93) 0
1914  566  1963 (97) 0
1915  533  1940 (100) 0
1916  536  1917 (103) 0
1917  536  1894 (104) 0
1918  568  1871 (105) 0
1919  573  1848 (106) 0
1920  668  1825 (106) 0
1921  703  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