Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  389  2011 (92) 4
1884  388  2023 (89) 0
1885  389  2035 (85) 0
1886  365  2047 (79) 0
1887  359  2059 (71) 8
1888  335  2069 (70) 0
1889  323  2079 (65) 8
1890  321  2097 (63) 12
1891  330  2101 (61) 14
1892  332  2114 (62) 0
1893  323  2127 (58) 19
1894  295  2148 (59) 14
1895  300  2140 (64) 3
1896  302  2134 (69) 0
1897  306  2129 (72) 0
1898  326  2123 (71) 0
1899  340  2118 (68) 12
1900  346  2110 (74) 0
1901  368  2103 (78) 0
1902  392  2095 (80) 0
1903  396  2087 (81) 0
1904  422  2080 (79) 0
1905  445  2072 (76) 0
1906  478  2064 (71) 12
1907  459  2079 (76) 0
1908  434  2093 (79) 0
1909  441  2108 (80) 0
1910  417  2122 (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