Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  334  1643 (192) 6
1866  387  1645 (190) 0
1867  364  1647 (188) 0
1868  376  1649 (186) 9
1869  380  1652 (184) 0
1870  450  1654 (182) 0
1871  472  1657 (180) 0
1872  487  1659 (177) 0
1873  516  1662 (175) 0
1874  510  1665 (172) 0
1875  519  1667 (169) 0
1876  531  1670 (167) 0
1877  489  1673 (164) 0
1878  488  1675 (161) 0
1879  487  1678 (157) 0
1880  505  1680 (154) 0
1881  543  1683 (150) 0
1882  628  1686 (146) 0
1883  695  1688 (142) 0
1884  790  1691 (138) 1
1885  709  1696 (134) 0
1886  701  1701 (130) 0
1887  638  1706 (126) 0
1888  627  1711 (121) 0
1889  615  1716 (116) 0
1890  637  1721 (110) 0
1891  653  1726 (104) 0
1892  688  1730 (97) 1
1893  709  1738 (89) 1
1894  717  1751 (82) 8
1895  683  1778 (81) 11
1896  695  1764 (87) 0
1897  694  1749 (91) 0
1898  682  1734 (94) 0
1899  713  1719 (96) 0
1900  726  1704 (97) 0
1901  756  1689 (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