Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  413  2016 (61) 9
1885  450  1994 (55) 11
1886  499  1955 (55) 11
1887  508  1943 (61) 0
1888  505  1931 (62) 0
1889  516  1919 (59) 10
1890  538  1911 (64) 0
1891  555  1904 (64) 0
1892  582  1896 (59) 10
1893  585  1918 (61) 0
1894  572  1940 (57) 8
1895  486  1984 (57) 7
1896  497  1973 (58) 5
1897  463  1998 (58) 10
1898  476  2000 (64) 0
1899  474  2002 (68) 0
1900  459  2005 (68) 0
1901  476  2007 (66) 4
1902  504  1987 (65) 6
1903  515  1973 (63) 9
1904  578  1948 (62) 15
1905  635  1919 (63) 13
1906  656  1897 (66) 0
1907  685  1875 (64) 19
1908  687  1852 (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