Cotton, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  264  1901 (131) 4
1867  259  1898 (131) 2
1868  252  1893 (134) 0
1869  258  1887 (138) 0
1870  299  1882 (141) 0
1871  315  1876 (144) 0
1872  315  1870 (146) 0
1873  353  1865 (149) 0
1874  355  1859 (151) 0
1875  368  1854 (153) 0
1876  392  1848 (155) 0
1877  382  1843 (157) 0
1878  391  1837 (159) 0
1879  393  1831 (161) 0
1880  414  1826 (162) 0
1881  455  1820 (163) 0
1882  512  1815 (165) 0
1883  582  1809 (166) 0
1884  649  1804 (167) 0
1885  635  1798 (168) 0
1886  638  1792 (169) 0
1887  603  1787 (170) 0
1888  589  1781 (171) 0
1889  586  1776 (172) 0
1890  601  1770 (173) 0
1891  624  1764 (173) 0
1892  655  1759 (174) 0
1893  679  1753 (174) 0
1894  686  1748 (175) 0
1895  662  1742 (175) 0
1896  677  1737 (176) 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
   NDCA, Northumberland and Durham Chess Association Meeting, page 3, 4
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 14
Periodicals
   [CW], vol. 2, Mar. 1866, page 22
   [CW], vol. 2, Dec. 1866, page 316
   [CW], vol. 3, Mar. 1867, page 15, 29
   [CW], vol. 3, Apr. 1867, page 63
   [Era], vol. 29, 7 Apr. 1867, page 6
   [Era], vol. 29, 5 May 1867, page 6
   [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    
North Shields 1867 (1)     Newcastle and Gateshead - Tynemouth and South Shields Club Match    
  Cotton, W.C. - Stokoe, T.Y.     0.5 - 0.5    
Newcastle 1867     Newcastle - Tynemouth and South Shields Club Match    
  Cotton, W.C. - Charleton, J.     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: 25 Mar. 2017