Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  313  1642 (192) 6
1866  356  1644 (190) 0
1867  336  1646 (188) 0
1868  340  1648 (186) 9
1869  338  1650 (184) 0
1870  390  1653 (182) 0
1871  401  1656 (180) 0
1872  410  1658 (177) 0
1873  461  1661 (175) 0
1874  474  1664 (172) 0
1875  483  1666 (170) 0
1876  499  1669 (167) 0
1877  468  1671 (164) 0
1878  466  1674 (161) 0
1879  469  1677 (158) 0
1880  486  1679 (154) 0
1881  520  1682 (150) 0
1882  613  1684 (147) 0
1883  682  1687 (142) 0
1884  774  1690 (138) 1
1885  695  1695 (134) 0
1886  692  1700 (131) 0
1887  633  1704 (126) 0
1888  620  1709 (122) 0
1889  612  1714 (116) 0
1890  631  1719 (111) 0
1891  648  1724 (105) 0
1892  685  1729 (98) 1
1893  706  1737 (90) 1
1894  708  1750 (83) 8
1895  677  1777 (82) 11
1896  687  1762 (88) 0
1897  674  1747 (92) 0
1898  668  1732 (95) 0
1899  678  1717 (97) 0
1900  686  1703 (98) 0
1901  715  1688 (98) 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