Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  413  2016 (61) 9
1885  451  1994 (55) 11
1886  499  1955 (55) 11
1887  508  1943 (61) 0
1888  504  1931 (62) 0
1889  517  1919 (59) 10
1890  542  1911 (64) 0
1891  559  1903 (64) 0
1892  586  1895 (59) 10
1893  588  1917 (61) 0
1894  577  1940 (57) 8
1895  492  1983 (57) 7
1896  504  1972 (58) 5
1897  471  1997 (58) 10
1898  482  1998 (64) 0
1899  492  2000 (68) 0
1900  482  2002 (68) 0
1901  498  2003 (66) 4
1902  527  1983 (65) 6
1903  540  1969 (63) 9
1904  615  1943 (62) 15
1905  654  1914 (63) 13
1906  671  1892 (66) 0
1907  700  1870 (64) 19
1908  708  1847 (72) 0
1909  765  1824 (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