Henderson, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  323  1772 (135) 2
1865  360  1778 (131) 0
1866  397  1785 (127) 0
1867  376  1791 (122) 0
1868  393  1798 (117) 0
1869  395  1805 (112) 0
1870  438  1811 (105) 0
1871  474  1818 (98) 0
1872  486  1825 (90) 1
1873  505  1836 (82) 2
1874  531  1854 (74) 7
1875  509  1895 (69) 7
1876  407  1961 (65) 13
1877  371  1978 (64) 9
1878  366  1982 (65) 0
1879  362  1985 (61) 16
1880  379  1994 (65) 0
1881  413  2003 (63) 8
1882  406  2016 (64) 12
1883  484  1996 (72) 0
1884  557  1977 (78) 4
1885  557  1978 (86) 0
1886  546  1979 (93) 0
1887  549  1980 (98) 0
1888  553  1981 (103) 0
1889  544  1982 (106) 0
1890  571  1983 (110) 0
1891  577  1984 (112) 0
1892  599  1986 (114) 0
1893  608  1987 (116) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Henderson, John  
Born: 17 Nov. 1836
Died: 25 Apr. 1896
 
Notes:
Corrspondence from David Cohen, citing results collected by Erik Malmsten, gives 'James Henderson' at Toronto 1873, but this is likely to be John Henderson.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 169
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 193
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 285, 550
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 48
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 9
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 27
Periodicals
   [CIN], vol. 6, no. 14, 5 Oct. 1872, page 211
   [CIN], vol. 7, no. 3, 18 Jan. 1873, page 43
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 64, June 1875, page 299
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 65, July 1875, page 347
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 67, Oct. 1875, page 464
   [ILN], vol. 61, no. 1734, 30 Nov. 1872, page 527
   [ILN], vol. 65, no. 1825, 15 Aug. 1874, page 164
   [MDR], 9 July 1875
   [NYC], 26 Nov. 1864
   [NYC], 23 Sep. 1865
   [TG], vol. 29, no. 233, 4 Oct. 1872, page 4
   [TG], vol. 30, no. 124, 23 May 1873, page 4
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Hall of Fame: John Henderson]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Timeline]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: John Henderson]
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

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

Jackson, G.E. - Henderson, John 1864         (c)     2   -   0
Henderson, John - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (1)         (f)     2   -   2      Henderson, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
Henderson, John - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (2)         (f)     2   -   2      Henderson, John gave odds of the exchange
Henderson, John - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (3)         (f)     1.5   -   2.5      Henderson, John gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

Hamilton, Ontario 1872 (2)     1st Canadian Chess Association Congress    
  Henderson, John - Ryall, I.     0 - 1    
Toronto 1873     2nd Canadian Chess Association Congress    
  Henderson, John - Furby, G.M.     1 - 0    
  Henderson, John - White, John     0 - 1    
  Henderson, John - Northcote, H.     0 - 1    
Montreal 1874     3rd Canadian Chess Association Congress     0  /  7
Ottawa 1875     4th Canadian Chess Association Congress     0.5  /  7
Hamilton, Ontario 1876     5th Canadian Championship    
  Henderson, John - Sanderson, E.     0 - 1    
Quebec 1877     6th Canadian Championship     4.5  /  9
Montreal 1879     7th Canadian Chess Championship Tournament     6  /  12
Ottawa 1879     8th Canadian Championship Tournament     2  /  6
Ottawa 1881     9th Canadian Championship Tournament     4.5  /  8
Quebec 1882     10th Canadian Championship Tournament     7.5  /  12
Ottawa 1884     12th Canadian Championship Tournament     3  /  5
Quebec 1893 (2)     Montreal - Quebec Club Match    
  Henderson, John - Champion, C.P.     1.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022