Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  404  2005 (92) 4
1884  412  2017 (89) 0
1885  403  2028 (85) 0
1886  385  2040 (79) 0
1887  374  2052 (71) 8
1888  349  2062 (70) 0
1889  343  2072 (65) 8
1890  332  2089 (63) 12
1891  343  2092 (60) 14
1892  344  2105 (62) 0
1893  339  2118 (58) 19
1894  316  2139 (58) 14
1895  320  2130 (63) 3
1896  323  2123 (69) 0
1897  323  2116 (71) 0
1898  344  2109 (71) 0
1899  360  2102 (67) 12
1900  376  2091 (74) 0
1901  409  2081 (77) 0
1902  422  2070 (80) 0
1903  439  2059 (80) 0
1904  476  2049 (78) 0
1905  519  2038 (75) 0
1906  542  2028 (70) 12
1907  543  2035 (74) 0
1908  533  2043 (76) 0
1909  554  2050 (76) 0
1910  526  2058 (73) 9
1911  562  2035 (82) 0
1912  555  2012 (88) 0
1913  535  1989 (93) 0
1914  507  1965 (97) 0
1915  486  1942 (100) 0
1916  489  1919 (103) 0
1917  485  1896 (105) 0
1918  512  1873 (106) 0
1919  516  1850 (106) 0
1920  605  1827 (106) 0
1921  608  1804 (105) 0
1922  548  1781 (104) 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