Gordon, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  145  2120 (121) 6
1860  148  2131 (117) 0
1861  151  2142 (113) 0
1862  141  2153 (108) 14
1863  143  2141 (106) 9
1864  155  2129 (107) 0
1865  156  2116 (107) 0
1866  180  2104 (106) 0
1867  183  2092 (104) 0
1868  192  2080 (101) 0
1869  202  2067 (97) 0
1870  221  2055 (92) 0
1871  239  2043 (85) 14
1872  238  2049 (86) 1
1873  246  2045 (86) 4
1874  257  2037 (89) 0
1875  272  2030 (92) 0
1876  292  2022 (94) 0
1877  296  2014 (94) 0
1878  303  2007 (94) 0
1879  312  1999 (92) 0
1880  331  1991 (90) 0
1881  383  1984 (86) 2
1882  423  1975 (83) 1
1883  495  1955 (81) 0
1884  557  1936 (78) 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 Mechaninics 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