Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  400  2021 (61) 9
1885  445  1998 (55) 11
1886  495  1958 (55) 11
1887  497  1946 (61) 0
1888  494  1934 (62) 0
1889  509  1922 (60) 10
1890  532  1913 (64) 0
1891  551  1905 (64) 0
1892  580  1897 (59) 10
1893  584  1919 (61) 0
1894  569  1941 (57) 8
1895  483  1984 (57) 7
1896  498  1973 (58) 5
1897  460  1998 (58) 10
1898  476  1999 (65) 0
1899  470  2001 (69) 0
1900  456  2003 (69) 0
1901  478  2005 (68) 4
1902  502  1985 (66) 6
1903  511  1970 (65) 9
1904  571  1945 (64) 15
1905  628  1916 (65) 13
1906  646  1895 (68) 0
1907  672  1873 (66) 19
1908  660  1850 (74) 0
1909  714  1826 (78) 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