Macdonald, Ronald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1897  564  2008 (65) 9
1898  509  2045 (63) 4
1899  417  2109 (59) 7
1900  332  2170 (57) 8
1901  270  2220 (56) 8
1902  252  2240 (59) 0
1903  224  2261 (56) 0
1904  205  2281 (48) 16
1905  186  2297 (48) 8
1906  201  2293 (43) 27
1907  215  2288 (59) 0
1908  223  2283 (70) 0
1909  237  2278 (77) 0
1910  241  2273 (83) 0
1911  265  2268 (88) 0
1912  271  2263 (91) 0
1913  283  2258 (93) 0
1914  272  2252 (95) 0
1915  264  2247 (95) 0
1916  280  2242 (95) 0
1917  282  2237 (93) 0
1918  294  2232 (91) 0
1919  301  2227 (88) 0
1920  328  2222 (83) 0
1921  358  2217 (77) 0
1922  365  2212 (69) 0
1923  413  2207 (58) 10
1924  494  2189 (56) 6
1925  546  2173 (55) 7
1926  579  2166 (53) 11
1927  586  2168 (61) 0
1928  567  2171 (64) 7
1929  609  2152 (72) 0
1930  682  2133 (78) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Macdonald, Ronald William Cadell  
   Also known as: Dr. Macdonald
Born: 4 July 1868
Died: 26 Jan. 1942
 
Notes:
Harding gives name as 'Dr. R. Codell MacDonald'. Gaige gives 'Macdonald, Ronald Cadell'. McGowan sent me a birth record giving his full name as 'Ronald William Cadell Macdonald'. Hi is usually known in chess literature as R.C. Macdonald.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 310
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 330
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 260
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 375, 432, 577
   Hilbert, Napier, page 241
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 239
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 162
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Sir George Thomas: The Early Years], page 6
   McGowan, Alan.  [Dr Ronald Cadell Macdonald]
   Sericano, C.  [I tornei di scacchi dal 1900 al 1909]

Tournament data

Glasgow 1897     14th Scottish Championship     3  /  9
Edinburgh 1898     15th Scottish Championship     1.5  /  4
Stirling 1899     16th Scottish Championship     4.5  /  7
Dundee 1900     17th Scottish Championship     5  /  6
  Macdonald, R.C. - Mills, D.Y.     0 - 2    
Glasgow 1901 (2)     18th Scottish Championship     6  /  7
  Macdonald, R.C. - Mills, D.Y.     1 - 0    
Dundee 1904     21st Scottish Championship     4.5  /  5
Hastings 1904 (3)     1st British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4  /  11
Stirling 1905     22nd Scottish Championship     8  /  8
Glasgow 1906     23rd Scottish Championship     6  /  7
  Macdonald, R.C. - Mackenzie, A.J.     1 - 1    
Ostend 1906 (12)     Ostend Amateur Tournament A     8.5  /  18
Glasgow 1923     36th Scottish Championship     6  /  7
  Macdonald, R.C. - Gibson, W.     1 - 2    
Dundee 1924     37th Scottish Championship     5  /  7
Glasgow 1925     38th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  7
Edinburgh 1926 (1)     19th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4  /  11
Edinburgh 1928     41st Scottish Championship     6  /  7
Dundee 1930     43rd Scottish Championship     3  /  5


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022