Baird, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  53  2387 (66) 11
1880  62  2384 (60) 13
1881  63  2388 (61) 0
1882  66  2393 (57) 0
1883  70  2398 (47) 18
1884  84  2381 (44) 10
1885  96  2360 (37) 34
1886  105  2339 (40) 24
1887  106  2340 (47) 2
1888  93  2365 (45) 2
1889  77  2389 (35) 44
1890  85  2372 (45) 5
1891  97  2363 (48) 5
1892  114  2349 (47) 8
1893  106  2354 (45) 9
1894  103  2354 (43) 12
1895  88  2375 (44) 12
1896  96  2363 (45) 6
1897  102  2348 (43) 5
1898  117  2334 (35) 40
1899  124  2333 (35) 30
1900  115  2343 (42) 14
1901  134  2321 (52) 2
1902  126  2328 (57) 0
1903  126  2335 (58) 0
1904  124  2342 (53) 10
1905  151  2322 (55) 0
1906  179  2301 (51) 16
1907  220  2283 (61) 0
1908  252  2264 (67) 0
1909  296  2246 (69) 0
1910  327  2227 (70) 0
1911  402  2208 (67) 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 (3)     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 1904 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     9  /  11
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: 22 Jul. 2021