Macdonald, Edmund




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  206  2253 (88) 11
1891  201  2257 (87) 0
1892  209  2262 (84) 0
1893  195  2266 (80) 1
1894  197  2268 (76) 1
1895  198  2270 (71) 0
1896  192  2272 (63) 0
1897  186  2274 (51) 15
1898  253  2222 (49) 14
1899  271  2217 (57) 0
1900  273  2211 (59) 0
1901  289  2206 (57) 7
1902  316  2194 (56) 5
1903  364  2172 (55) 4
1904  376  2174 (54) 8
1905  368  2185 (56) 0
1906  365  2196 (53) 0
1907  355  2207 (43) 24
1908  386  2198 (50) 0
1909  424  2188 (49) 0
1910  442  2179 (38) 26
1911  454  2188 (35) 27
1912  412  2205 (36) 29
1913  394  2209 (44) 10
1914  378  2202 (49) 0
1915  369  2196 (46) 10
1916  336  2211 (46) 10
1917  330  2210 (46) 7
1918  331  2214 (45) 10
1919  346  2210 (45) 12
1920  375  2204 (47) 5
1921  400  2203 (46) 10
1922  376  2208 (47) 9
1923  449  2195 (49) 0
1924  514  2182 (43) 16
1925  570  2168 (43) 14
1926  608  2158 (47) 0
1927  641  2149 (41) 15
1928  669  2132 (36) 33
1929  759  2086 (43) 23

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Macdonald, Edmund  
Born: 5 Nov. 1865
Died: 31 Dec. 1937
 
Notes:
Gaige and Di Felice have 'Macdonald, Edmond'; Forster has 'Macdonald, Edmund E.'. McGowan has 'Macdonald, Edmund'. McGowan has also sent me data from his birth record, giving his date of birth as 05-11-1865 and his name as 'Edmund McDonald', but subsequently, including the 1881 census and his death record, he is 'Edmund Macdonald'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 310
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 330
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 964
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 260
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 153
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 480, 498, 556
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 247
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 161
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 10, no. 7, July 1890, page 265
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [Edmund Macdonald]
   Sericano, C.  [I tornei di scacchi dal 1900 al 1909]

Tournament data

Cambridge 1890 (3)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     10.5  /  12
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Macdonald, E. - Sander, E.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Macdonald, E. - Hyde, A.H.     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1897 (1)     7th Craigside Tournament     5  /  9
Llandudno 1897 (3)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section B     4  /  6
Llandudno 1898 (1)     8th Craigside Tournament     2.5  /  10
Llandudno 1898 (2)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section A     1  /  4
Glasgow 1901 (2)     18th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  7
Perth, Scotland 1902     19th Scottish Championship     4  /  5
Edinburgh 1903     20th Scottish Championship     2  /  4
Brighton 1904     Brighton Tournament     3  /  8
Edinburgh 1907     24th Scottish Championship     4.5  /  7
London, England 1907 (6)     17th City of London Club Championship     9  /  17
Edinburgh 1910     27th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  9
London, England 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     7.5  /  17
Glasgow 1911 (2)     8th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3  /  11
London, England 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     7.5  /  16
Edinburgh 1912     29th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  8
  Macdonald, E. - Gibson, W.     0 - 2    
  Macdonald, E. - Wenman, F.P.     0.5 - 1.5    
London, England 1912 (1)     England - Netherlands Team Match    
  Macdonald, E. - Schelfhout, W.A.T.     0.5 - 1.5    
London, England 1912 (2)     22nd City of London Club Championship     10  /  15
London, England 1913 (1)     23rd City of London Club Championship - Preliminary Section A     6  /  10
London, England 1915     City of London Club Championship     3.5  /  10
London, England 1916 (2)     26th City of London Club Championship     6  /  10
London, England 1917 (1)     27th City of London Club Championship     3  /  7
London, England 1918 (1)     28th City of London Club Championship     4  /  6
London, England 1918 (2)     28th City of London Club Championship - Play-off     1.5  /  4
London, England 1919 (1)     29th City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  12
Edinburgh 1920 (1)     33rd Scottish Championship     3  /  5
London, England 1921 (2)     31st City of London Chess Club Championship     5  /  11
London, England 1922 (4)     City of London Club Championship     4.5  /  9
London, England 1924 (1)     English Counties Championship Semi-Final Match: Yorkshire - Surrey    
  Macdonald, E. - Jackson, M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1924 (2)     City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  15
London, England 1925 (3)     35th City of London Club Championship     5.5  /  14
London, England 1927 (10)     37th City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  15
Hastings 1928 (3)     8th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Open, Section B     4.5  /  9
London, England 1928 (2)     38th City of London Club Championship     7  /  17
Cheltenham 1928 (2)     West of England Chess Festival - Major Division     4.5  /  7
Hastings 1929 (3)     9th Hastings Christmans Congress - Major Tournament A     1  /  9
London, England 1929 (3)     39th City of London Club Championship     5  /  14


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022