Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  314  1643 (192) 6
1866  359  1645 (190) 0
1867  340  1647 (188) 0
1868  344  1649 (186) 9
1869  345  1652 (184) 0
1870  399  1655 (182) 0
1871  403  1657 (179) 0
1872  410  1660 (177) 0
1873  462  1663 (175) 0
1874  475  1665 (172) 0
1875  483  1668 (169) 0
1876  500  1670 (167) 0
1877  468  1673 (164) 0
1878  467  1676 (160) 0
1879  470  1678 (157) 0
1880  487  1681 (154) 0
1881  521  1684 (150) 0
1882  614  1686 (146) 0
1883  682  1689 (142) 0
1884  775  1692 (138) 1
1885  695  1697 (134) 0
1886  693  1702 (130) 0
1887  633  1707 (126) 0
1888  620  1712 (121) 0
1889  612  1717 (116) 0
1890  630  1722 (110) 0
1891  648  1727 (104) 0
1892  685  1732 (97) 1
1893  707  1739 (89) 1
1894  710  1753 (82) 8
1895  677  1780 (81) 11
1896  687  1765 (87) 0
1897  682  1750 (91) 0
1898  668  1735 (94) 0
1899  680  1721 (96) 0
1900  690  1706 (97) 0
1901  722  1691 (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