Cotton, Helena




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1911  1043  1782 (83) 2
1912  1002  1788 (74) 11
1913  1016  1789 (80) 0
1914  944  1790 (84) 0
1915  876  1791 (86) 0
1916  870  1792 (88) 0
1917  876  1794 (88) 0
1918  893  1795 (87) 0
1919  890  1796 (84) 0
1920  978  1797 (81) 0
1921  1041  1798 (75) 0
1922  990  1799 (67) 0
1923  1111  1800 (56) 11
1924  1182  1782 (53) 20
1925  1207  1770 (62) 0
1926  1244  1757 (67) 0
1927  1248  1745 (68) 0
1928  1216  1732 (67) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cotton, Charlotte Helena Minchin  
   Also known as: Miss Helene Cotton; Charlotte Helena Minchin Cotton
Born: 1875
Died: 9 Jan. 1929
 
Notes:
Some sources have 'Miss Selma Cotton' at San Remo 1911, but Winter's Chess Note 11111 makes it clear that this was Helena Cotton.
 
References
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 28, no. 9, Sep. 1908, page 376
Web
   Winter, Edward.  [Chess and Women]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 11101. Miss Cotton]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 11107. Miss Cotton]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 11111. Miss Cotton]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4838. 'Unofficial European women's champion']
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 6627. San Remo, 1911]

Tournament data

San Remo 1911 (2)     San Remo Ladies' Tournament     6  /  7
Richmond 1912 (4)     British Ladies' Championship     5.5  /  11
Portsmouth 1923 (1)     British Ladies' Championship     6.5  /  11
Merano 1924 (2)     Merano Congress - Women's Tournament     5.5  /  7
Merano 1924 (4)     Merano Congress, London - Vienna Ladies' Match    
  Cotton, Ms. C.H.M. - Gulich, Ms.     1 - 1    
Southport 1924 (3)     17th British Chess Federation Congress - Ladies' Championship     3.5  /  11
Tenby 1928 (3)     British Ladies' Championship     5  /  11


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021