Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  318  1645 (192) 6
1866  369  1647 (190) 0
1867  347  1649 (188) 0
1868  360  1651 (186) 9
1869  364  1653 (184) 0
1870  433  1656 (182) 0
1871  446  1659 (180) 0
1872  432  1661 (177) 0
1873  475  1664 (175) 0
1874  486  1666 (172) 0
1875  493  1669 (169) 0
1876  508  1672 (167) 0
1877  474  1674 (164) 0
1878  470  1677 (161) 0
1879  474  1680 (157) 0
1880  491  1682 (154) 0
1881  525  1685 (150) 0
1882  617  1688 (146) 0
1883  685  1690 (142) 0
1884  779  1693 (138) 1
1885  699  1698 (134) 0
1886  696  1703 (130) 0
1887  634  1708 (126) 0
1888  621  1713 (121) 0
1889  614  1718 (116) 0
1890  631  1723 (110) 0
1891  649  1728 (104) 0
1892  685  1733 (97) 1
1893  707  1741 (89) 1
1894  710  1754 (82) 8
1895  677  1781 (81) 11
1896  686  1766 (87) 0
1897  683  1751 (91) 0
1898  669  1736 (94) 0
1899  679  1722 (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