Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  339  1643 (192) 6
1866  393  1645 (190) 0
1867  369  1647 (188) 0
1868  382  1649 (186) 9
1869  386  1651 (184) 0
1870  456  1654 (182) 0
1871  476  1657 (180) 0
1872  491  1659 (177) 0
1873  518  1662 (175) 0
1874  510  1665 (172) 0
1875  518  1667 (169) 0
1876  535  1670 (167) 0
1877  491  1672 (164) 0
1878  491  1675 (161) 0
1879  490  1678 (157) 0
1880  508  1680 (154) 0
1881  546  1683 (150) 0
1882  632  1686 (146) 0
1883  699  1688 (142) 0
1884  794  1691 (138) 1
1885  713  1696 (134) 0
1886  705  1701 (130) 0
1887  643  1706 (126) 0
1888  633  1711 (121) 0
1889  620  1716 (116) 0
1890  643  1721 (110) 0
1891  660  1725 (104) 0
1892  696  1730 (97) 1
1893  720  1738 (89) 1
1894  726  1751 (82) 8
1895  692  1778 (81) 11
1896  707  1763 (87) 0
1897  704  1749 (91) 0
1898  689  1734 (94) 0
1899  718  1719 (96) 0
1900  734  1704 (97) 0
1901  763  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