Baird, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  44  2388 (66) 11
1880  54  2385 (61) 13
1881  56  2390 (61) 0
1882  58  2395 (57) 0
1883  65  2399 (47) 18
1884  77  2382 (44) 10
1885  91  2361 (37) 34
1886  103  2339 (40) 24
1887  101  2340 (47) 2
1888  92  2364 (45) 2
1889  76  2388 (35) 44
1890  85  2372 (45) 5
1891  97  2363 (48) 5
1892  109  2350 (48) 8
1893  103  2357 (45) 9
1894  96  2357 (44) 12
1895  84  2379 (44) 12
1896  93  2366 (45) 6
1897  96  2352 (43) 5
1898  108  2336 (35) 40
1899  122  2332 (36) 30
1900  122  2335 (43) 14
1901  149  2301 (54) 2
1902  164  2296 (61) 0
1903  166  2291 (65) 0
1904  187  2286 (65) 0
1905  198  2281 (61) 0
1906  207  2277 (54) 16
1907  246  2259 (63) 0
1908  277  2242 (68) 0
1909  335  2225 (71) 0
1910  365  2207 (71) 0
1911  424  2190 (68) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Baird, David Graham  
   Also known as: Graham
Born: 3 Dec. 1854
Died: 8 Oct. 1913
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 300
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 366, 954
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 19
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 154
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 274, 382, 571
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 74, 140
   Hilbert, Napier, page 9, 128
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 432
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 112
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 16
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 72
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 293, 367
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [New York 1891: A Day to Remember Part 1], page 5
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Mohle, C.A. - Baird, D.G. 1879         (f)     6.5   -   4.5
Lasker, Em. - Baird, D.G. 1892         (f)     3   -   0
Baird, D.G. - Jasnogrodsky, N. 1895         (c)     2   -   1
Janowsky, D.M. - Baird, D.G. 1899         (f)     1   -   0

Tournament data

New York 1880 (2)     5th American Chess Congress - Minor Tourney     10  /  13
Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Barbour, L.D.     2 - 0    
New York 1883     5th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     11  /  16
New York 1884     Manhattan Club Championship     6  /  10
New York 1885 (1)     Manhattan Club Handicap Tournament     10.5  /  20
New York 1885 (3)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Vorrath, A.     0 - 1    
New York 1885 (4)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Vorrath, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1885 (5)     8th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     5.5  /  12
New York 1886 (1)     Manhattan Club Tournament     10  /  24      received odds from first class
New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Huntington, W.S.     0.5 - 1.5    
New York 1888 (2)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 1)    
  Baird, D.G. - Koehler, G.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1888 (3)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 2)    
  Baird, D.G. - Koehler, G.H.     1 - 0    
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     19  /  44
New York 1890 (2)     12th New York State Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Yeaton, F.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, D.G. - Lipschutz, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, D.G. - Boardman, A.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Rogers, H.J.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - McGie, B.C.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Young, J.W. (1)     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Fitch, J.H.A.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
  Baird, D.G. - Kemeny, E.     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Munoz, J.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Newark 1892     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Massett, E.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Kemeny, E.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Ford, E.A.     0 - 1    
  Baird, D.G. - Hopkins, J.S.D.     0 - 1    
New York and New Orleans 1892     Manhattan - New Orleans telegraph match    
  Baird, D.G. - Seguin, J.D.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1893 (14)     Manhattan Café Tournament     4  /  9
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, D.G. - Scripture, W.E.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (4)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Helms, H.     0 - 1    
New York 1894 (6)     New York Tournament     3  /  9
New York 1895 (2)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - de Visser, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (4)     Manhattan - Staten Island Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Raettig, C.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Showalter, J.W.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (10)     New York State Championship    
  Baird, D.G. - Jasnogrodsky, N.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Souweine, A.J.     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Delmar, E. (1)     1 - 0    
  Baird, D.G. - Ryan, J.S.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (11)     Manhattan - Newark Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Bernstein, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1895     British Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Cable Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Mills, D.Y.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1896 (2)     18th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     3  /  4
London, England and New York 1896     1st Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Voigt, H.G.     0 - 1    
New York 1897 (1)     19th New York State Chess Association Meeting - Championship     3  /  4
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Morgan, J.P.     0 - 1    
New York 1898 (1)     20th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     1  /  3
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Locock, C.D.     0.5 - 0.5    
Vienna 1898 (3)     Kaiser Jubiläumsturnier     8  /  36
New York 1899 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     11  /  18
New York 1899 (2)     New York State Championship     0.5  /  3
London, England and New York 1899 (1)     4th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Trenchard, H.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1899 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Baird, D.G. - Young, J.W. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1899 (3)     Manhattan Club Championship     2  /  7
New York 1900 (2)     New York State Championship     3  /  4
  Baird, D.G. - Marshall, F.J.     0 - 1    
New York 1900 (5)     Manhattan Club Tournament     3  /  9
New York 1901 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     0  /  2
New York 1906 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     5  /  12
New York 1906 (2)     28th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - New York State Championship     3  /  4
New York 1911 (1)     New York Tournament     3  /  12


Player information updated: 5 May 2020