Cotton, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  278  1848 (162) 2
1867  244  1843 (164) 0
1868  255  1839 (166) 0
1869  264  1835 (167) 0
1870  313  1831 (168) 0
1871  327  1827 (170) 0
1872  331  1823 (171) 0
1873  376  1818 (172) 0
1874  377  1814 (173) 0
1875  392  1810 (174) 0
1876  416  1806 (175) 0
1877  406  1802 (176) 0
1878  409  1798 (177) 0
1879  410  1793 (178) 0
1880  429  1789 (179) 0
1881  472  1785 (179) 0
1882  527  1781 (180) 0
1883  601  1777 (180) 0
1884  669  1772 (181) 0
1885  651  1768 (182) 0
1886  655  1764 (182) 0
1887  615  1760 (182) 0
1888  600  1756 (183) 0
1889  592  1752 (183) 0
1890  609  1747 (183) 0
1891  630  1743 (184) 0
1892  661  1739 (184) 0
1893  686  1735 (184) 0
1894  693  1731 (184) 0
1895  669  1727 (184) 0
1896  682  1722 (184) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cotton, William C.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Chess Player's Chronicle of May 1848 (p.148) mentions a player named 'Coton' of Halifax, Yorkshire?
 
References
Books
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 14
Periodicals
   [CW], vol. 2, Mar. 1866, page 22
   [CW], vol. 2, Dec. 1866, page 316
   [ILN], vol. 48, 14 Apr. 1866, page 371

Tournament data

North Shields 1866     Newcastle - Tynemouth Club Match    
  Cotton, W.C. - Turnbull, J.G.     1 - 0    
Newcastle 1866 (1)     Newcastle - Tynemouth Club Match    
  Cotton, W.C. - Dickinson, H.D.     1 - 0    
Newcastle 1866 (4)     1st Northumberland and Durham Chess Association Tournament B2    
  Cotton, W.C. - Semple, T.     1 - 0    
  Cotton, W.C. - Taylor, G.H. (1)     0 - 1    
London 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Cotton, W.C. - Sergeant, P.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017