Cochrane, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1817  2269 (124) 3
1818  2285 (118) 0
1819  2300 (112) 0
1820  2315 (105) 5
1821  2330 (100) 28
1822  2325 (102) 3
1823  2334 (105) 0
1824  2343 (108) 0
1825  2352 (110) 0
1826  2361 (112) 0
1827  2370 (113) 0
1828  2379 (114) 0
1829  2388 (114) 0
1830  2397 (114) 0
1831  2406 (113) 0
1832  2415 (112) 0
1833  11  2423 (110) 0
1834  12  2432 (107) 0
1835  13  2441 (104) 0
1836  12  2450 (101) 0
1837  13  2459 (96) 0
1838  12  2468 (91) 0
1839  13  2477 (84) 0
1840  12  2486 (76) 0
1841  12  2495 (66) 0
1842  13  2504 (51) 110
1843  10  2521 (50) 44
1844  12  2516 (64) 0
1845  14  2511 (73) 0
1846  16  2507 (80) 0
1847  15  2502 (86) 0
1848  15  2497 (90) 0
1849  17  2492 (93) 6
1850  23  2458 (95) 25
1851  29  2449 (102) 0
1852  29  2441 (107) 0
1853  31  2433 (112) 0
1854  31  2424 (116) 0
1855  33  2416 (120) 0
1856  35  2408 (123) 0
1857  43  2399 (126) 0
1858  46  2391 (129) 0
1859  51  2382 (132) 0
1860  55  2374 (134) 0
1861  59  2366 (136) 0
1862  59  2357 (137) 0
1863  57  2349 (139) 0
1864  66  2341 (140) 0
1865  65  2332 (141) 0
1866  68  2324 (142) 0
1867  73  2316 (143) 0
1868  81  2307 (144) 0
1869  84  2299 (144) 0
1870  90  2291 (144) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cochrane, John  
Born: 4 Feb. 1798
Died: 2 Mar. 1878
 
Notes:
Golombek gives death date 02-01-1878. Sarah's first Cochrane web page gives death date 03-03-1878. The Illustrated London News of 16 Mar. 1878 (p.255) gives death date as 04-03-1878. Taylor and Gaige give death date 02-03-1878.
 
References
Books
   Edinburgh Club, Games of London-Edinburgh Match, page 4
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 77
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 166, 957
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 73
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 76
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 42, 357
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 255, 264
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 69
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Murray, History of Chess, page 878
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 26, 175
   Taylor, Chess Skirmishes, page 151
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 63
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Aug. 1835, page 2
   [BLL], 9 Dec. 1838, page 2
   [BLL], 30 Apr. 1843, page 2
   [BLL], 28 Apr. 1844, page 2
   [BLL], no. 2481, 2 June 1869, page 7
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 7, Aug. 1874, page 161
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 15, 7 Aug. 1841, page 234
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 3, Mar. 1843, page 77
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 5, May 1843, page 127
   [CPC], vol. 11, no. 10, Oct. 1850, page 318
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, June 1872, page 88
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Aug. 1874, page 118
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 11, Oct. 1871, page 343
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1544, 19 June 1869, page 627
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1545, 26 June 1869, page 651
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1665, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 1987, 11 Aug. 1877, page 143
   [ILN], vol. 72, no. 2020, 16 Mar. 1878, page 255
   [Pal], vol. 1, no. 1, 15 Dec. 1841, page 45
   [Pal], vol. 1, no. 2, 15 Jan. 1842, page 80
   [Pal], vol. 3, no. 5, 15 May 1843, page 230
   [Phil], vol. 1, no. 3, Feb. 1838, page 120
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 1, 1 May 1872, page 5
Web
   Minev, Nikolay.  [The Legacy of John Cochrane]
   Sarah.  [The Cochranes]
   Sarah.  [John Cochrane]
   Sarah.  [State of Chess in 1838]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Forgotten Masters 3: John Cochrane]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 11896. Midshipman John Cochrane]

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

Cochrane, J. - Harvey, J. (1) 1817         (s)     2   -   1
Mouret, J.F. - Cochrane, J. 1820         (c)     3.5   -   1.5      Mouret, J.F. gave odds of pawn and move
Deschapelles, A.L.H.L. - Cochrane, J. 1821         (s)     3   -   3
Lewis, W. - Cochrane, J. 1822         (f)     2   -   1      Lewis, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Cochrane, J. - de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. 1842         (c)     6.5   -   4.5
Walker, G. (1) - Cochrane, J. 1842         (c)     53   -   41
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1842         (s)     4   -   1
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (1)         (f)     14   -   4
Cochrane, J. - Walker, G. (1) 1843         (c)     8   -   5
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   3.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (3)         (f)     2   -   4
Cochrane, J. - Bannerjee, M. 1849         (c)     6   -   0
Cochrane, J. - Bannerjee, M. 1850         (f)     14.5   -   10.5
Cochrane, J. - de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. 1870         (c)     1   -   1

Tournament data

Paris 1821     'Pools'     2  /  22      odds player in pawn and two moves class


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022