Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  389  2012 (92) 4
1884  386  2024 (89) 0
1885  392  2036 (85) 0
1886  370  2048 (79) 0
1887  361  2060 (71) 8
1888  337  2070 (70) 0
1889  327  2081 (65) 8
1890  324  2098 (63) 12
1891  333  2102 (61) 14
1892  334  2115 (62) 0
1893  325  2129 (58) 19
1894  297  2149 (59) 14
1895  305  2141 (64) 3
1896  305  2136 (69) 0
1897  308  2130 (72) 0
1898  327  2125 (71) 0
1899  341  2119 (68) 12
1900  346  2112 (74) 0
1901  368  2104 (78) 0
1902  393  2096 (80) 0
1903  397  2089 (81) 0
1904  423  2081 (79) 0
1905  447  2073 (76) 0
1906  481  2066 (71) 12
1907  460  2080 (76) 0
1908  436  2095 (79) 0
1909  441  2109 (80) 0
1910  417  2124 (79) 9

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
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 389
   Hilbert, Napier, page 39
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 12, 48
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 9, 12, 129
   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