Gordon, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  147  2128 (117) 6
1860  149  2139 (114) 0
1861  153  2150 (110) 0
1862  138  2161 (105) 14
1863  141  2149 (103) 9
1864  153  2137 (104) 0
1865  157  2126 (104) 0
1866  177  2114 (104) 0
1867  179  2102 (102) 0
1868  190  2090 (99) 0
1869  200  2078 (95) 0
1870  213  2067 (90) 0
1871  227  2055 (83) 14
1872  232  2061 (84) 1
1873  248  2058 (85) 4
1874  252  2050 (89) 0
1875  271  2042 (91) 0
1876  285  2035 (93) 0
1877  285  2027 (94) 0
1878  301  2019 (93) 0
1879  313  2012 (92) 0
1880  331  2004 (89) 0
1881  386  1996 (85) 2
1882  423  1988 (83) 1
1883  506  1968 (81) 0
1884  565  1948 (77) 15

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
   [CIN], vol. 7, 1 Mar. 1873, page 143
   [CIN], vol. 7, 15 Mar. 1873, page 175
   [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. 29, 26 Jan. 1872, page 3
   [TG], vol. 30, 19 May 1873, page 4
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 Apr. 1873, page 189
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 Mechanics Institute Club Tournament    
  Gordon, J.H. - Northcote, H.     3 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Levey, S.G.     3 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Menet, F.J.     3 - 1    
  Gordon, J.H. - Armstrong, J.R.     3 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Forbes, H.R.     1 - 3    
Toronto 1863     Toronto Mechanics Institute Club Tournament    
  Gordon, J.H. - Northcote, H.     3 - 2    
  Gordon, J.H. - Joseph, H.     2 - 0    
  Gordon, J.H. - Pulaski, W.C.     3.5 - 0.5    
Toronto 1871     Toronto Chess Club Tournament     14.5  /  24
Hamilton and Toronto 1872     Hamilton - Toronto Telegraph Match    
  Gordon, J.H. - Ryall, I.     1 - 0    
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    
Toronto 1881     Toronto - Hamilton Club Match    
  Gordon, J.H. - Judd, W.H.     1 - 1    
Toronto and Quebec 1882     Toronto - Quebec Telegraphic Match    
  Gordon, J.H. - Champion, C.P.     1 - 0    
Toronto 1884     Toronto Club Championship     4.5  /  11


Player information updated: 5 May 2020