Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  359  1647 (192) 6
1866  398  1649 (190) 0
1867  374  1651 (188) 0
1868  385  1653 (186) 9
1869  391  1656 (184) 0
1870  459  1659 (182) 0
1871  480  1662 (180) 0
1872  496  1664 (177) 0
1873  520  1667 (175) 0
1874  512  1670 (172) 0
1875  520  1672 (169) 0
1876  535  1675 (167) 0
1877  493  1678 (164) 0
1878  493  1681 (161) 0
1879  493  1683 (157) 0
1880  511  1686 (154) 0
1881  577  1689 (150) 0
1882  665  1691 (146) 0
1883  730  1694 (142) 0
1884  824  1697 (138) 1
1885  744  1702 (134) 0
1886  744  1707 (130) 0
1887  684  1712 (126) 0
1888  681  1717 (121) 0
1889  668  1722 (116) 0
1890  698  1727 (110) 0
1891  703  1732 (104) 0
1892  743  1737 (96) 1
1893  763  1745 (89) 1
1894  768  1758 (82) 8
1895  721  1785 (80) 11
1896  725  1770 (86) 0
1897  719  1755 (91) 0
1898  712  1740 (94) 0
1899  739  1725 (96) 0
1900  757  1711 (97) 0
1901  791  1696 (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