Forsyth, David




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  396  2020 (61) 9
1885  440  1997 (55) 11
1886  489  1958 (55) 11
1887  491  1946 (61) 0
1888  490  1933 (62) 0
1889  501  1921 (60) 10
1890  522  1913 (64) 0
1891  541  1904 (64) 0
1892  568  1896 (60) 10
1893  574  1918 (61) 0
1894  560  1939 (57) 8
1895  483  1982 (57) 7
1896  496  1970 (58) 5
1897  463  1995 (58) 10
1898  476  1995 (65) 0
1899  472  1996 (69) 0
1900  459  1996 (70) 0
1901  481  1997 (68) 4
1902  510  1975 (67) 6
1903  515  1960 (66) 9
1904  576  1934 (65) 15
1905  630  1905 (66) 13
1906  648  1883 (70) 0
1907  673  1861 (68) 19
1908  662  1838 (75) 0
1909  717  1815 (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