Cotton, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  265  1910 (130) 4
1867  262  1908 (129) 2
1868  264  1902 (133) 0
1869  272  1896 (136) 0
1870  307  1890 (140) 0
1871  316  1885 (143) 0
1872  317  1879 (145) 0
1873  358  1873 (148) 0
1874  367  1868 (150) 0
1875  376  1862 (152) 0
1876  397  1856 (154) 0
1877  384  1850 (156) 0
1878  398  1845 (158) 0
1879  408  1839 (160) 0
1880  425  1833 (161) 0
1881  471  1828 (163) 0
1882  544  1822 (164) 0
1883  610  1816 (165) 0
1884  680  1810 (166) 0
1885  646  1805 (168) 0
1886  650  1799 (169) 0
1887  612  1793 (170) 0
1888  597  1787 (170) 0
1889  593  1782 (171) 0
1890  615  1776 (172) 0
1891  638  1770 (173) 0
1892  675  1765 (173) 0
1893  697  1759 (174) 0
1894  709  1753 (174) 0
1895  701  1747 (175) 0
1896  704  1742 (175) 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
   [CW], vol. 4, Apr. 1868, page 32
   [CW], vol. 4, May 1868, page 64
   [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    
South Shields 1868 (3)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tournament C    
  Cotton, W.C. - Edmundson, C.     1 - 0    
London 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Cotton, W.C. - Sergeant, P.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 21 Sept. 2017