Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  407  2004 (92) 4
1884  417  2016 (89) 0
1885  404  2027 (85) 0
1886  387  2039 (79) 0
1887  379  2051 (71) 8
1888  349  2061 (70) 0
1889  344  2071 (65) 8
1890  330  2088 (63) 12
1891  345  2091 (60) 14
1892  344  2104 (62) 0
1893  340  2117 (58) 19
1894  318  2137 (58) 14
1895  322  2129 (63) 3
1896  325  2122 (69) 0
1897  328  2115 (71) 0
1898  350  2108 (71) 0
1899  369  2101 (67) 12
1900  390  2090 (73) 0
1901  422  2079 (77) 0
1902  441  2069 (79) 0
1903  462  2058 (80) 0
1904  501  2047 (78) 0
1905  525  2037 (75) 0
1906  546  2026 (70) 12
1907  552  2034 (74) 0
1908  542  2041 (76) 0
1909  566  2049 (76) 0
1910  541  2056 (73) 9
1911  579  2033 (82) 0
1912  578  2010 (88) 0
1913  567  1987 (93) 0
1914  543  1964 (97) 0
1915  525  1941 (100) 0
1916  530  1918 (103) 0
1917  529  1895 (104) 0
1918  562  1871 (105) 0
1919  569  1848 (106) 0
1920  664  1825 (106) 0
1921  689  1802 (105) 0
1922  660  1779 (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