Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  364  1652 (192) 6
1866  403  1654 (190) 0
1867  379  1657 (188) 0
1868  393  1659 (186) 9
1869  401  1661 (184) 0
1870  468  1664 (182) 0
1871  487  1667 (179) 0
1872  504  1670 (177) 0
1873  531  1673 (175) 0
1874  519  1675 (172) 0
1875  532  1678 (169) 0
1876  545  1681 (166) 0
1877  510  1684 (164) 0
1878  510  1687 (160) 0
1879  513  1689 (157) 0
1880  527  1692 (154) 0
1881  599  1695 (150) 0
1882  683  1698 (146) 0
1883  745  1701 (142) 0
1884  845  1703 (138) 1
1885  766  1709 (134) 0
1886  763  1714 (130) 0
1887  702  1719 (125) 0
1888  696  1724 (121) 0
1889  689  1729 (116) 0
1890  720  1735 (110) 0
1891  724  1740 (103) 0
1892  763  1745 (96) 1
1893  784  1753 (89) 1
1894  782  1766 (81) 8
1895  738  1794 (80) 11
1896  748  1779 (86) 0
1897  746  1764 (91) 0
1898  729  1749 (94) 0
1899  749  1734 (96) 0
1900  769  1719 (97) 0
1901  805  1704 (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