Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  407  2004 (92) 4
1884  415  2016 (89) 0
1885  405  2027 (85) 0
1886  388  2039 (79) 0
1887  378  2051 (71) 8
1888  349  2061 (70) 0
1889  344  2071 (65) 8
1890  332  2088 (63) 12
1891  344  2091 (60) 14
1892  344  2104 (62) 0
1893  340  2117 (58) 19
1894  316  2137 (58) 14
1895  319  2129 (63) 3
1896  323  2122 (69) 0
1897  324  2115 (71) 0
1898  344  2108 (71) 0
1899  359  2101 (67) 12
1900  376  2090 (73) 0
1901  409  2080 (77) 0
1902  424  2069 (80) 0
1903  439  2058 (80) 0
1904  477  2048 (78) 0
1905  519  2037 (75) 0
1906  542  2027 (70) 12
1907  543  2034 (74) 0
1908  533  2042 (76) 0
1909  554  2049 (76) 0
1910  526  2057 (73) 9
1911  562  2034 (82) 0
1912  555  2011 (88) 0
1913  535  1988 (93) 0
1914  507  1965 (97) 0
1915  486  1942 (100) 0
1916  489  1918 (103) 0
1917  485  1895 (105) 0
1918  512  1872 (106) 0
1919  516  1849 (106) 0
1920  605  1826 (106) 0
1921  608  1803 (105) 0
1922  548  1780 (103) 6

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Short, Robert  
Born: 14 Apr. 1844
Died: 21 Aug. 1927
 
Notes:
Correspondence from David Cohen has full name 'Robert Short', as do Stephen Wright and John Hilbert. Hilbert quotes an obituary stating that died at age 87, but Gaige's dates suggest that he was 83.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 36
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 389
   Hilbert, Napier, page 39
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 12, 48
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 9, 12, 129
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 249
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 27
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Timeline]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Closed]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Robert Short]
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Steinitz, W. - Short, R. 1893         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Montreal 1883     11th Canadian Championship     2  /  5
Montreal 1887     14th Canadian Championship     4  /  8
Montreal 1889     16th Canadian Championship     2.5  /  8
Quebec 1890     17th Canadian Championship     10  /  12
Montreal 1891     18th Canadian Championship     5.5  /  14
Montreal 1893 (2)     1st Montreal Club Championship     10  /  18
Montreal 1894     21st Canadian Championship     7.5  /  14
Montreal 1895 (1)     Montreal Club Handicap Tournament     16  /  20      odds player in pawn and two moves class
Montreal 1895 (3)     Montreal Club - Central Club Match    
  Short, R. - Marshall, F.J.     0 - 1    
Montreal 1899     24th Canadian Championship     7  /  12
Montreal 1906     26th Canadian Championship     2  /  12
Montreal 1910     28th Canadian Championship     6  /  9
Montreal 1922     31st Canadian Championship     0.5  /  6


Player information updated: 27 Mar. 2018