Gordon, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  165  2040 (130) 6
1860  171  2046 (127) 0
1861  180  2052 (124) 0
1862  177  2057 (121) 11
1863  174  2046 (121) 0
1864  187  2035 (121) 0
1865  202  2024 (120) 0
1866  233  2012 (118) 0
1867  235  2001 (116) 0
1868  237  1990 (113) 0
1869  251  1979 (109) 0
1870  285  1967 (105) 0
1871  298  1956 (99) 14
1872  292  1969 (99) 1
1873  302  1970 (100) 4
1874  309  1959 (105) 0
1875  330  1947 (109) 0
1876  348  1936 (113) 0
1877  347  1925 (116) 0
1878  363  1914 (118) 0
1879  371  1903 (121) 0
1880  400  1892 (122) 0
1881  444  1881 (124) 0
1882  507  1870 (125) 0
1883  576  1858 (126) 0
1884  648  1847 (127) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gordon, John H.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Full name from correspondence from David Cohen.
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 27, 338
Periodicals
   [CIN], vol. 7, 1 Mar. 1873, page 143
   [CIN], vol. 7, 15 Mar. 1873, page 175
   [ILN], vol. 62, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 11 Jan. 1862
   [TG], vol. 16, 3 May 1859, page 3
   [TG], vol. 27, 24 Dec. 1870, page 1
   [TG], vol. 29, 26 Jan. 1872, page 3
   [TG], vol. 30, 19 May 1873, page 4
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 Apr. 1873, page 189
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Ontario]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: John Gordon]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Zukertort, J.H. - Gordon, J.H. 1884         (c)     4   -   0      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

Toronto 1859     Toronto Chess Club Tournament    
  Gordon, J.H. - Fletcher, E.T.     2 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Gaitskell, W.     1 - 3    
Toronto 1862     Toronto Mechanics Institute Club Tournament    
  Gordon, J.H. - Northcote, H.     3 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Levey, S.G.     3 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Menet, F.J.     3 - 1    
  Gordon, J.H. - Armstrong, J.R.     3 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Forbes, H.R.     1 - 3    
Toronto 1871     Toronto Chess Club Tournament     14.5  /  24
Hamilton and Toronto 1872     Hamilton - Toronto Telegraph Match    
  Gordon, J.H. - Ryall, I.     1 - 0    
Toronto and Seaforth 1873     Toronto - Seaforth Telegaph Match    
  Gordon, J.H. - Jackson, G.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Toronto 1873     2nd Canadian Chess Association Congress    
  Gordon, J.H. - Young, Jo. (1)     0 - 1    
  Gordon, J.H. - Hurlburt, J.B.     1 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Jackson, G.E.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019