Mocatta, Abraham




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  78  2309 (79) 12
1867  75  2306 (83) 0
1868  82  2303 (85) 0
1869  83  2300 (86) 0
1870  85  2297 (86) 2
1871  94  2279 (88) 1
1872  105  2255 (92) 0
1873  126  2231 (94) 0
1874  141  2208 (95) 0
1875  161  2184 (96) 0
1876  175  2160 (96) 2
1877  180  2151 (99) 0
1878  190  2143 (101) 0
1879  200  2134 (103) 0
1880  227  2126 (104) 0
1881  261  2117 (104) 0
1882  280  2109 (104) 0
1883  326  2100 (103) 0
1884  366  2092 (101) 0
1885  376  2083 (99) 0
1886  383  2075 (96) 0
1887  405  2066 (92) 1
1888  396  2068 (90) 1
1889  391  2069 (89) 1
1890  411  2065 (89) 0
1891  432  2061 (88) 3
1892  481  2048 (91) 2
1893  526  2031 (96) 0
1894  568  2015 (101) 1
1895  580  2003 (107) 0
1896  585  1991 (113) 1
1897  601  1980 (118) 0
1898  614  1970 (123) 0
1899  647  1960 (128) 0
1900  662  1949 (132) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mocatta, Abraham  
Born: 1830
Died: 25 Dec. 1900
 
Notes:
Gaige gives Mocatta's birth year as 1830; Harding gives 1831.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 37, 965
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 286
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 283
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 363, 389, 578
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 241, 323
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 2
   Saint James' Chess Club, Chess Match by Electric Telegraph, page 3
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 226, 238
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 70, no. 1957, 13 Jan. 1877, page 47
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2009, 29 Dec. 1877, page 631
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 34, 1 Feb. 1871, page 160
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 3, 1 July 1871, page 48
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 1, 1 May 1872, page 5
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Family Life of Grandmaster Gunsberg], page 2

Tournament data

London, England 1866 (2)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Mocatta, A. - Mann, H.     2.5 - 0.5          Mocatta, A. gave odds of the move
  Mocatta, A. - Chinnery, W.M.     3 - 1    
  Mocatta, A. - Steinitz, W.     0.5 - 2.5          Steinitz, W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mocatta, A. - Mongredien, A. (2)     2 - 0          Mocatta, A. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Gossip, G.H.D.     2 - 0    
London, England 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Janssens, F.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1876 (11)     Saint George's - West End Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Ballard, W.R.     0 - 2    
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Gover, F.F.     0 - 1    
London, England 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Salter, D.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Lambert, C.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1891 (2)     British Chess Club - City of London Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Mundell, W.H.A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1891 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Jones-Bateman, E.     0 - 1    
London, England 1891 (4)     City of London Club Championship - Section II    
  Mocatta, A. - Moriau, C.     0 - 1    
London, England 1892 (1)     City of London Club Championship - Section I     7.5  /  10
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Philip, R.H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Atkins, H.E.     0 - 1    
London, England (?) 1900     City of London - Oxford and Cambridge University Club Match    
  Mocatta, A. - Arthur, H.B.C.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022