Gilchrist, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  418  1912 (101) 3
1877  387  1930 (94) 0
1878  376  1948 (86) 0
1879  366  1966 (77) 0
1880  369  1984 (66) 16
1881  402  1998 (68) 0
1882  405  2012 (67) 0
1883  435  2027 (63) 0
1884  437  2041 (55) 9
1885  417  2062 (52) 6
1886  415  2056 (46) 32
1887  438  2044 (55) 0
1888  440  2032 (56) 1
1889  441  2033 (54) 11
1890  474  2024 (55) 8
1891  516  2009 (57) 6
1892  609  1979 (61) 6
1893  638  1962 (67) 0
1894  675  1944 (69) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gilchrist, John  
Born: 30 May 1836
Died: 12 Apr. 1907
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 139
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 146, 189, 209, 339
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 1, Feb. 1874, page 13
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1683, 16 Dec. 1871, page 575
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1744, 1 Feb. 1873, page 115
   [TG], vol. 33, no. 6, 6 Jan. 1877, page 7
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [John Gilchrist]

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

Gilchrist, Jo. - Chambers, J.D. 1885         (f)     5   -   1
Gilchrist, Jo. - Spens, W.C. 1886 (1)         (f)     4   -   2
Gilchrist, Jo. - McLeod, J.H.C. 1886         (f)     6   -   5
Gilchrist, Jo. - Spens, W.C. 1886 (2)         (f)     0   -   4

Tournament data

Edinburgh 1876     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Russell, A.     1 - 2    
Glasgow 1880     West of Scotland Challenge Cup Tournament     11  /  20
Glasgow 1884     1st Scottish Championship     4  /  9
Glasgow 1886     3rd Scottish Championship     8.5  /  11
Glasgow 1888 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Leather, R.K.     0 - 1    
Edinburgh 1889     6th Scottish Championship     7.5  /  10
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Ferguson, G.     0.5 - 0.5    
Dundee 1890     7th Scottish Championship     5  /  8
Glasgow 1891 (1)     8th Scottish Championship     3.5  /  5
Glasgow 1891 (2)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Wellington, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Edinburgh 1892     9th Scottish Championship     2  /  6
Glasgow 1894     11th Scottish Championship     3  /  8


Player information updated: 6 May 2022