Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  418  2016 (61) 9
1885  456  1993 (55) 11
1886  502  1954 (55) 11
1887  511  1942 (61) 0
1888  508  1930 (62) 0
1889  517  1918 (59) 10
1890  542  1910 (64) 0
1891  558  1903 (64) 0
1892  587  1895 (59) 10
1893  588  1917 (61) 0
1894  580  1939 (57) 8
1895  495  1984 (57) 7
1896  503  1973 (58) 5
1897  472  1998 (58) 10
1898  481  2000 (64) 0
1899  492  2003 (68) 0
1900  482  2005 (68) 0
1901  492  2008 (66) 4
1902  521  1988 (65) 6
1903  540  1974 (63) 9
1904  611  1949 (62) 15
1905  650  1920 (62) 13
1906  670  1898 (66) 0
1907  701  1876 (63) 19
1908  709  1852 (71) 0
1909  767  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