Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  335  1643 (192) 6
1866  388  1644 (190) 0
1867  364  1646 (188) 0
1868  377  1648 (186) 9
1869  380  1651 (184) 0
1870  449  1654 (182) 0
1871  470  1656 (180) 0
1872  482  1659 (177) 0
1873  495  1661 (175) 0
1874  506  1664 (172) 0
1875  517  1667 (169) 0
1876  527  1669 (167) 0
1877  488  1672 (164) 0
1878  486  1675 (161) 0
1879  486  1677 (157) 0
1880  504  1680 (154) 0
1881  542  1682 (150) 0
1882  627  1685 (146) 0
1883  695  1688 (142) 0
1884  790  1690 (138) 1
1885  708  1695 (134) 0
1886  701  1700 (130) 0
1887  640  1705 (126) 0
1888  628  1710 (121) 0
1889  616  1715 (116) 0
1890  639  1720 (110) 0
1891  654  1725 (104) 0
1892  689  1730 (97) 1
1893  709  1737 (89) 1
1894  717  1750 (82) 8
1895  684  1778 (81) 11
1896  695  1763 (87) 0
1897  695  1748 (91) 0
1898  682  1733 (94) 0
1899  713  1718 (96) 0
1900  725  1703 (97) 0
1901  756  1688 (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