Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  493  2009 (60) 9
1885  535  1988 (54) 11
1886  591  1950 (54) 11
1887  587  1938 (60) 0
1888  588  1927 (62) 0
1889  588  1916 (59) 10
1890  636  1908 (63) 0
1891  655  1901 (63) 0
1892  691  1893 (59) 10
1893  692  1916 (60) 0
1894  687  1939 (57) 8
1895  610  1984 (56) 7
1896  606  1974 (57) 5
1897  570  2001 (57) 10
1898  571  2007 (64) 0
1899  575  2012 (67) 0
1900  562  2018 (67) 0
1901  568  2024 (64) 4
1902  605  2007 (62) 6
1903  621  1994 (59) 9
1904  694  1970 (58) 15
1905  753  1941 (59) 13
1906  802  1918 (62) 0
1907  843  1896 (60) 19
1908  851  1872 (68) 0
1909  957  1848 (73) 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 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