Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  396  2023 (61) 9
1885  438  2000 (55) 11
1886  493  1960 (55) 11
1887  500  1948 (61) 0
1888  497  1935 (62) 0
1889  510  1923 (60) 10
1890  536  1914 (64) 0
1891  553  1906 (64) 0
1892  581  1898 (59) 10
1893  585  1920 (61) 0
1894  570  1942 (57) 8
1895  486  1985 (57) 7
1896  498  1974 (58) 5
1897  463  1998 (58) 10
1898  478  2000 (65) 0
1899  473  2002 (68) 0
1900  459  2004 (69) 0
1901  479  2005 (66) 4
1902  508  1985 (65) 6
1903  515  1971 (63) 9
1904  580  1946 (62) 15
1905  638  1917 (63) 13
1906  657  1895 (66) 0
1907  688  1873 (64) 19
1908  688  1850 (72) 0
1909  746  1827 (76) 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