Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  414  2016 (91) 4
1884  419  2028 (88) 0
1885  415  2040 (84) 0
1886  391  2052 (78) 0
1887  384  2065 (70) 8
1888  357  2075 (69) 0
1889  345  2086 (65) 8
1890  340  2104 (63) 12
1891  346  2108 (60) 14
1892  343  2122 (61) 0
1893  320  2136 (57) 19
1894  304  2156 (58) 14
1895  311  2146 (63) 3
1896  308  2139 (68) 0
1897  321  2133 (71) 0
1898  344  2126 (70) 0
1899  371  2119 (67) 12
1900  390  2108 (73) 0
1901  420  2097 (77) 0
1902  442  2086 (79) 0
1903  464  2075 (80) 0
1904  506  2065 (78) 0
1905  537  2054 (75) 0
1906  564  2043 (69) 12
1907  566  2051 (74) 0
1908  556  2058 (76) 0
1909  576  2066 (75) 0
1910  547  2073 (73) 9
1911  589  2050 (81) 0
1912  596  2027 (88) 0
1913  587  2003 (93) 0
1914  581  1980 (97) 0
1915  552  1957 (100) 0
1916  556  1934 (103) 0
1917  564  1910 (104) 0
1918  594  1887 (105) 0
1919  605  1864 (106) 0
1920  689  1841 (105) 0
1921  745  1817 (105) 0
1922  694  1794 (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