Short, Robert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  390  2012 (92) 4
1884  392  2024 (89) 0
1885  391  2036 (85) 0
1886  369  2048 (79) 0
1887  361  2060 (71) 8
1888  337  2070 (70) 0
1889  326  2080 (65) 8
1890  325  2098 (63) 12
1891  334  2102 (61) 14
1892  334  2115 (62) 0
1893  326  2128 (58) 19
1894  297  2149 (59) 14
1895  303  2141 (64) 3
1896  304  2135 (69) 0
1897  307  2130 (72) 0
1898  327  2124 (71) 0
1899  341  2119 (68) 12
1900  347  2111 (74) 0
1901  370  2104 (78) 0
1902  396  2096 (80) 0
1903  399  2088 (80) 0
1904  426  2081 (79) 0
1905  449  2073 (76) 0
1906  485  2066 (71) 12
1907  463  2080 (76) 0
1908  439  2095 (79) 0
1909  445  2109 (80) 0
1910  420  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