Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  332  1644 (192) 6
1866  385  1646 (190) 0
1867  361  1648 (188) 0
1868  372  1650 (186) 9
1869  375  1653 (184) 0
1870  444  1656 (182) 0
1871  463  1658 (180) 0
1872  472  1661 (177) 0
1873  489  1664 (175) 0
1874  500  1666 (172) 0
1875  508  1669 (169) 0
1876  519  1672 (167) 0
1877  484  1674 (164) 0
1878  479  1677 (161) 0
1879  481  1680 (157) 0
1880  499  1682 (154) 0
1881  537  1685 (150) 0
1882  623  1688 (146) 0
1883  688  1690 (142) 0
1884  782  1693 (138) 1
1885  702  1698 (134) 0
1886  699  1703 (130) 0
1887  636  1708 (126) 0
1888  623  1713 (121) 0
1889  615  1718 (116) 0
1890  631  1723 (110) 0
1891  650  1728 (104) 0
1892  685  1733 (97) 1
1893  707  1740 (89) 1
1894  709  1754 (82) 8
1895  677  1781 (81) 11
1896  684  1766 (87) 0
1897  680  1751 (91) 0
1898  667  1736 (94) 0
1899  678  1721 (96) 0
1900  689  1707 (97) 0
1901  721  1692 (97) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Macdonald, Donald Francis  
Born: 22 Dec. 1832
Died: 8 Aug. 1910
 
Notes:
The Australian Chess Annual of 1896 has 'D.R. Macdonald' on p.35, but 'Donald Francis Macdonald' on p.64.
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 35, 59, 64, 68
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 260

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

Macdonald, D.F. - Bird, J. 1865         (f)     5   -   1
Macdonald, D.F. - Lamport, T.W. 1868         (f)     6   -   3

Tournament data

Sydney and Adelaide 1884     4th New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Macdonald, D.F. - Russell, G.A.     0 - 1    
Melbourne and Adelaide 1892     Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Macdonald, D.F. - Hall, G.B.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Adelaide 1893     5th New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Macdonald, D.F. - Scott, P.M.     0 - 1    
Adelaide 1894     1st South Australia Championship     1  /  8
Adelaide 1895 (2)     2nd South Australia Championship     5  /  10
Sydney and Adelaide 1895     New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Macdonald, D.F. - Hirst, R.     0.5 - 0.5    
Adelaide 1901 (1)     5th South Australia Championship     1  /  7


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017