Macdonald, Donald




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  364  1652 (192) 6
1866  403  1654 (190) 0
1867  381  1656 (188) 0
1868  394  1658 (186) 9
1869  403  1661 (184) 0
1870  469  1663 (181) 0
1871  487  1666 (179) 0
1872  504  1669 (177) 0
1873  530  1672 (174) 0
1874  516  1675 (172) 0
1875  531  1677 (169) 0
1876  543  1680 (166) 0
1877  517  1683 (163) 0
1878  520  1686 (160) 0
1879  519  1688 (157) 0
1880  537  1691 (153) 0
1881  608  1694 (150) 0
1882  706  1697 (146) 0
1883  782  1700 (142) 0
1884  872  1702 (137) 1
1885  780  1708 (133) 0
1886  775  1713 (129) 0
1887  711  1718 (125) 0
1888  706  1723 (120) 0
1889  699  1728 (115) 0
1890  730  1734 (109) 0
1891  736  1739 (103) 0
1892  773  1744 (95) 1
1893  795  1752 (88) 1
1894  802  1765 (81) 8
1895  771  1793 (79) 11
1896  772  1778 (85) 0
1897  775  1764 (90) 0
1898  757  1750 (93) 0
1899  766  1736 (95) 0
1900  798  1721 (96) 0
1901  832  1707 (96) 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