Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  398  2024 (61) 9
1885  440  2001 (55) 11
1886  492  1961 (55) 11
1887  500  1949 (61) 0
1888  498  1937 (62) 0
1889  509  1924 (59) 10
1890  533  1916 (64) 0
1891  552  1908 (64) 0
1892  581  1900 (59) 10
1893  582  1922 (61) 0
1894  569  1943 (57) 8
1895  484  1987 (57) 7
1896  495  1976 (58) 5
1897  461  2000 (58) 10
1898  475  2002 (65) 0
1899  471  2004 (68) 0
1900  459  2006 (69) 0
1901  476  2008 (66) 4
1902  504  1988 (65) 6
1903  515  1974 (63) 9
1904  578  1948 (62) 15
1905  635  1920 (63) 13
1906  655  1898 (66) 0
1907  684  1876 (64) 19
1908  687  1853 (72) 0
1909  745  1829 (76) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Forsyth, David  
Born: 16 May 1854
Died: 30 Dec. 1909
 
Notes:
Gaige gives date of death c30-12-1909. Gaige gives 'Forsyth, David'; OzBase gives 'Forsyth, David C'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 124
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 212
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 121
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 192, 206
Periodicals
   [AS], vol. 40, 30 Dec. 1909, page 5
   [NZH], vol. 39, 4 Jan. 1902, page 4
   [ODT], 5 Jan. 1903, page 3
   [OW], 24 Apr. 1901, page 56
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [20th New Zealand Championship 1906-7]
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1895]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5051. Recognizable?]

Tournament data

Glasgow 1884     1st Scottish Championship     5  /  9
Edinburgh 1885     2nd Scottish Championship     6  /  11
Glasgow 1886     3rd Scottish Championship     3.5  /  11
Edinburgh 1889     6th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  10
Edinburgh 1892     9th Scottish Championship     2.5  /  10
Glasgow 1894     11th Scottish Championship     2.5  /  8
Edinburgh 1895 (1)     12th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  7
Dundee 1896     13th Scottish Championship     0  /  5
Glasgow 1897     14th Scottish Championship     6  /  10
Canterbury, New Zealand 1901     14th New Zealand Championship     4.5  /  5
Auckland 1902     15th New Zealand Championship     4  /  6
Dunedin 1903     16th New Zealand Championship     6  /  9
Wellington 1904     17th New Zealand Championship     9.5  /  15
Oamaru 1905     18th New Zealand Championship     6.5  /  13
Christchurch 1907     20th New Zealand Championship     8.5  /  19
Dunedin 1909     22nd New Zealand Championship     2.5  /  8


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016