Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  332  1643 (192) 6
1866  385  1645 (190) 0
1867  361  1647 (188) 0
1868  373  1649 (186) 9
1869  375  1652 (184) 0
1870  444  1654 (182) 0
1871  464  1657 (180) 0
1872  472  1660 (177) 0
1873  490  1662 (175) 0
1874  501  1665 (172) 0
1875  509  1667 (169) 0
1876  520  1670 (167) 0
1877  484  1673 (164) 0
1878  479  1675 (161) 0
1879  481  1678 (157) 0
1880  499  1681 (154) 0
1881  538  1683 (150) 0
1882  622  1686 (146) 0
1883  689  1689 (142) 0
1884  784  1691 (138) 1
1885  703  1696 (134) 0
1886  699  1701 (130) 0
1887  637  1706 (126) 0
1888  624  1711 (121) 0
1889  615  1716 (116) 0
1890  632  1721 (110) 0
1891  650  1726 (104) 0
1892  685  1731 (97) 1
1893  707  1738 (89) 1
1894  709  1751 (82) 8
1895  677  1779 (81) 11
1896  686  1764 (87) 0
1897  682  1749 (91) 0
1898  668  1734 (94) 0
1899  679  1719 (96) 0
1900  690  1704 (97) 0
1901  722  1690 (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