Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  396  2020 (61) 9
1885  441  1997 (55) 11
1886  487  1957 (55) 11
1887  491  1945 (61) 0
1888  489  1933 (62) 0
1889  502  1920 (60) 10
1890  522  1912 (64) 0
1891  543  1904 (64) 0
1892  568  1896 (60) 10
1893  574  1917 (61) 0
1894  558  1939 (57) 8
1895  483  1982 (57) 7
1896  496  1970 (58) 5
1897  461  1995 (58) 10
1898  476  1996 (65) 0
1899  472  1996 (69) 0
1900  459  1997 (70) 0
1901  481  1998 (68) 4
1902  508  1977 (67) 6
1903  512  1962 (66) 9
1904  574  1936 (65) 15
1905  629  1907 (66) 13
1906  644  1885 (70) 0
1907  672  1863 (68) 19
1908  661  1840 (75) 0
1909  715  1817 (79) 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