Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  333  1641 (192) 6
1866  384  1643 (190) 0
1867  360  1645 (188) 0
1868  372  1647 (186) 9
1869  375  1650 (184) 0
1870  443  1652 (182) 0
1871  465  1655 (180) 0
1872  472  1657 (177) 0
1873  491  1660 (175) 0
1874  502  1663 (172) 0
1875  510  1665 (169) 0
1876  522  1668 (167) 0
1877  486  1670 (164) 0
1878  480  1673 (161) 0
1879  481  1676 (157) 0
1880  499  1678 (154) 0
1881  538  1681 (150) 0
1882  622  1683 (146) 0
1883  691  1686 (142) 0
1884  784  1689 (138) 1
1885  704  1693 (134) 0
1886  700  1698 (130) 0
1887  638  1703 (126) 0
1888  625  1708 (121) 0
1889  615  1713 (116) 0
1890  639  1718 (110) 0
1891  655  1723 (104) 0
1892  689  1728 (97) 1
1893  711  1735 (89) 1
1894  717  1748 (82) 8
1895  684  1776 (81) 11
1896  696  1761 (87) 0
1897  696  1746 (91) 0
1898  682  1731 (94) 0
1899  711  1716 (96) 0
1900  723  1701 (97) 0
1901  754  1686 (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