Gordon, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  192  1919 (140) 6
1860  212  1919 (139) 0
1861  215  1919 (137) 0
1862  215  1919 (136) 4
1863  204  1921 (134) 0
1864  209  1923 (131) 0
1865  232  1925 (129) 0
1866  262  1927 (126) 0
1867  256  1929 (123) 0
1868  263  1931 (119) 0
1869  266  1933 (115) 0
1870  297  1935 (110) 0
1871  302  1937 (104) 14
1872  294  1940 (105) 0
1873  311  1944 (105) 4
1874  321  1934 (110) 0
1875  339  1924 (113) 0
1876  359  1913 (117) 0
1877  352  1903 (119) 0
1878  362  1893 (122) 0
1879  375  1883 (124) 0
1880  397  1872 (126) 0
1881  447  1862 (127) 0
1882  521  1852 (128) 0
1883  587  1842 (129) 0
1884  662  1831 (130) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gordon, John H.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Full name from correspondence from David Cohen.
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 27, 338
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 62, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 11 Jan. 1862
   [TG], vol. 16, 3 May 1859, page 3
   [TG], vol. 27, 24 Dec. 1870, page 1
   [TG], vol. 30, 19 May 1873, page 4
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Ontario]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: John Gordon]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

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

Zukertort, J.H. - Gordon, J.H. 1884         (c)     4   -   0      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

Toronto 1859     Toronto Chess Club Tournament    
  Gordon, J.H. - Fletcher, E.T.     2 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Gaitskell, W.     1 - 3    
Toronto 1862     Toronto Tournament    
  Gordon, J.H. - Forbes, H.R.     1 - 3    
Toronto 1871     Toronto Chess Club Tournament     14.5  /  24
Toronto and Seaforth 1873     Toronto - Seaforth Telegaph Match    
  Gordon, J.H. - Jackson, G.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Toronto 1873     2nd Canadian Chess Association Congress    
  Gordon, J.H. - Young, Jo. (1)     0 - 1    
  Gordon, J.H. - Hurlburt, J.B.     1 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Jackson, G.E.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 14 Nov. 2015