Henderson, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  304  1766 (136) 2
1865  343  1773 (132) 0
1866  379  1779 (128) 0
1867  363  1786 (124) 0
1868  360  1792 (119) 0
1869  372  1799 (113) 0
1870  415  1805 (107) 0
1871  444  1811 (100) 0
1872  441  1818 (92) 1
1873  452  1829 (84) 2
1874  428  1846 (77) 7
1875  413  1886 (71) 7
1876  366  1950 (68) 13
1877  348  1970 (66) 9
1878  352  1975 (68) 0
1879  350  1981 (64) 16
1880  354  1991 (67) 0
1881  392  2002 (65) 8
1882  399  2016 (65) 12
1883  477  1997 (74) 0
1884  539  1977 (79) 4
1885  543  1978 (87) 0
1886  528  1980 (94) 0
1887  523  1981 (99) 0
1888  514  1982 (103) 0
1889  519  1983 (107) 0
1890  540  1984 (110) 0
1891  549  1985 (113) 0
1892  571  1987 (115) 0
1893  584  1988 (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
   [ILN], vol. 61, no. 1734, 30 Nov. 1872, page 527
   [ILN], vol. 65, no. 1825, 15 Aug. 1874, page 164
   [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 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 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. 2020