Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  401  2004 (92) 4
1884  412  2016 (89) 0
1885  401  2028 (85) 0
1886  383  2040 (79) 0
1887  373  2051 (71) 8
1888  347  2061 (70) 0
1889  342  2071 (65) 8
1890  332  2088 (63) 12
1891  342  2092 (60) 14
1892  344  2105 (62) 0
1893  339  2118 (58) 19
1894  316  2138 (58) 14
1895  320  2129 (63) 3
1896  323  2122 (69) 0
1897  325  2115 (71) 0
1898  344  2108 (71) 0
1899  359  2101 (67) 12
1900  375  2091 (74) 0
1901  409  2080 (78) 0
1902  422  2070 (80) 0
1903  437  2059 (80) 0
1904  476  2048 (78) 0
1905  517  2038 (75) 0
1906  541  2027 (70) 12
1907  543  2035 (74) 0
1908  532  2042 (76) 0
1909  552  2049 (76) 0
1910  526  2057 (73) 9
1911  562  2034 (82) 0
1912  555  2011 (88) 0
1913  536  1988 (93) 0
1914  506  1965 (97) 0
1915  484  1942 (100) 0
1916  487  1918 (103) 0
1917  481  1895 (105) 0
1918  507  1872 (106) 0
1919  507  1849 (106) 0
1920  597  1826 (106) 0
1921  601  1803 (105) 0
1922  539  1780 (104) 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