Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  391  2011 (92) 4
1884  391  2023 (89) 0
1885  393  2035 (85) 0
1886  368  2047 (79) 0
1887  363  2059 (71) 8
1888  338  2070 (70) 0
1889  328  2080 (65) 8
1890  326  2098 (63) 12
1891  335  2101 (61) 14
1892  335  2115 (62) 0
1893  327  2128 (58) 19
1894  298  2149 (59) 14
1895  305  2141 (64) 3
1896  305  2135 (69) 0
1897  308  2130 (72) 0
1898  329  2124 (71) 0
1899  340  2119 (68) 12
1900  346  2111 (74) 0
1901  368  2103 (78) 0
1902  393  2096 (80) 0
1903  396  2088 (80) 0
1904  423  2080 (79) 0
1905  446  2073 (76) 0
1906  481  2065 (71) 12
1907  460  2080 (76) 0
1908  437  2094 (79) 0
1909  441  2109 (80) 0
1910  417  2123 (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