Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  472  2015 (61) 9
1885  516  1993 (55) 11
1886  569  1954 (55) 11
1887  577  1943 (61) 0
1888  577  1931 (62) 0
1889  579  1919 (59) 10
1890  613  1912 (63) 0
1891  632  1904 (63) 0
1892  660  1897 (59) 10
1893  662  1919 (61) 0
1894  664  1941 (57) 8
1895  586  1985 (57) 7
1896  592  1975 (58) 5
1897  566  2000 (57) 10
1898  571  2003 (64) 0
1899  578  2007 (67) 0
1900  573  2010 (67) 0
1901  571  2013 (65) 4
1902  605  1994 (63) 6
1903  619  1981 (61) 9
1904  698  1956 (59) 15
1905  752  1927 (60) 13
1906  786  1905 (64) 0
1907  820  1882 (61) 19
1908  833  1859 (69) 0
1909  927  1835 (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