Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  465  2014 (61) 9
1885  505  1991 (55) 11
1886  559  1953 (55) 11
1887  569  1941 (61) 0
1888  570  1929 (62) 0
1889  576  1918 (59) 10
1890  604  1910 (63) 0
1891  618  1902 (63) 0
1892  650  1895 (59) 10
1893  653  1917 (61) 0
1894  643  1940 (57) 8
1895  567  1984 (57) 7
1896  564  1973 (58) 5
1897  531  1999 (57) 10
1898  534  2002 (64) 0
1899  535  2006 (67) 0
1900  525  2010 (67) 0
1901  531  2013 (65) 4
1902  559  1995 (63) 6
1903  577  1981 (61) 9
1904  658  1956 (59) 15
1905  718  1927 (60) 13
1906  753  1905 (64) 0
1907  790  1883 (61) 19
1908  802  1859 (69) 0
1909  896  1836 (74) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 189, 329, 363, 575
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 121
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 192, 206
Periodicals
   [AS], vol. 40, no. 310, 30 Dec. 1909, page 5
   [NZH], vol. 39, no. 11854, 4 Jan. 1902, page 4
   [ODT], no. 12552, 5 Jan. 1903, page 3
   [OW], no. 2458, 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: 5 May 2020