Cochrane, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1820  2315 (105) 5
1821  2331 (100) 28
1822  2326 (102) 3
1823  2334 (105) 0
1824  2343 (108) 0
1825  2352 (110) 0
1826  2361 (112) 0
1827  2369 (113) 0
1828  2378 (114) 0
1829  2387 (114) 0
1830  2396 (114) 0
1831  2404 (113) 0
1832  10  2413 (112) 0
1833  10  2422 (110) 0
1834  11  2431 (108) 0
1835  11  2439 (105) 0
1836  10  2448 (101) 0
1837  12  2457 (97) 0
1838  11  2466 (91) 0
1839  15  2475 (85) 0
1840  13  2483 (76) 0
1841  12  2492 (66) 0
1842  13  2501 (52) 110
1843  11  2519 (51) 44
1844  10  2515 (64) 0
1845  13  2510 (74) 0
1846  13  2505 (81) 0
1847  12  2501 (86) 0
1848  11  2496 (90) 0
1849  16  2492 (93) 6
1850  21  2458 (95) 25
1851  27  2449 (102) 0
1852  26  2441 (107) 0
1853  27  2432 (112) 0
1854  26  2424 (116) 0
1855  26  2415 (120) 0
1856  28  2406 (124) 0
1857  33  2398 (127) 0
1858  36  2389 (129) 0
1859  42  2381 (132) 0
1860  50  2372 (134) 0
1861  50  2363 (136) 0
1862  51  2355 (138) 0
1863  49  2346 (139) 0
1864  53  2338 (141) 0
1865  53  2329 (142) 0
1866  55  2321 (143) 0
1867  61  2312 (143) 0
1868  62  2303 (144) 0
1869  62  2295 (144) 0
1870  71  2286 (145) 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
   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], 2 June 1869, page 7
   [CPC], vol. 1, 7 Aug. 1841, page 234
   [CPC], vol. 4, Mar. 1843, page 77
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1843, page 127
   [CPC], vol. 11, Oct. 1850, page 318
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1872, page 88
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Oct. 1871, page 343
   [ILN], vol. 54, 19 June 1869, page 627
   [ILN], vol. 54, 26 June 1869, page 651
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 71, 11 Aug. 1877, page 143
   [ILN], vol. 72, 16 Mar. 1878, page 255
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Dec. 1841, page 45
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Jan. 1842, page 80
   [Pal], vol. 3, 15 May 1843, page 230
   [Phil], vol. 1, Feb. 1838, page 120
   [WP], vol. 5, 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]

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

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: 30 Sept. 2018