Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  394  2021 (61) 9
1885  443  1999 (55) 11
1886  492  1959 (55) 11
1887  494  1947 (61) 0
1888  492  1935 (62) 0
1889  505  1923 (60) 10
1890  526  1914 (64) 0
1891  547  1906 (64) 0
1892  571  1898 (59) 10
1893  578  1920 (61) 0
1894  564  1942 (57) 8
1895  481  1986 (57) 7
1896  497  1974 (58) 5
1897  461  1999 (58) 10
1898  475  2002 (65) 0
1899  470  2004 (69) 0
1900  458  2006 (70) 0
1901  476  2008 (68) 4
1902  503  1988 (67) 6
1903  509  1974 (65) 9
1904  571  1949 (64) 15
1905  627  1921 (65) 13
1906  646  1899 (69) 0
1907  671  1878 (67) 19
1908  659  1854 (74) 0
1909  715  1831 (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