Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  400  2021 (61) 9
1885  443  1998 (55) 11
1886  493  1959 (55) 11
1887  496  1947 (61) 0
1888  492  1934 (62) 0
1889  507  1922 (60) 10
1890  532  1914 (64) 0
1891  551  1906 (64) 0
1892  579  1897 (59) 10
1893  583  1919 (61) 0
1894  568  1941 (57) 8
1895  485  1984 (57) 7
1896  497  1972 (58) 5
1897  463  1996 (58) 10
1898  478  1997 (65) 0
1899  472  1998 (68) 0
1900  459  1999 (69) 0
1901  481  2000 (67) 4
1902  506  1979 (65) 6
1903  514  1964 (64) 9
1904  576  1939 (62) 15
1905  631  1910 (63) 13
1906  648  1888 (67) 0
1907  678  1866 (64) 19
1908  667  1842 (72) 0
1909  722  1819 (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