Cotton, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  288  1906 (130) 4
1867  281  1904 (130) 2
1868  283  1898 (133) 0
1869  289  1892 (137) 0
1870  329  1887 (140) 0
1871  347  1881 (143) 0
1872  352  1875 (145) 0
1873  375  1870 (148) 0
1874  383  1864 (150) 0
1875  395  1858 (153) 0
1876  414  1853 (155) 0
1877  396  1847 (156) 0
1878  411  1841 (158) 0
1879  418  1836 (160) 0
1880  436  1830 (161) 0
1881  482  1824 (163) 0
1882  550  1819 (164) 0
1883  618  1813 (166) 0
1884  686  1807 (167) 0
1885  652  1802 (168) 0
1886  656  1796 (169) 0
1887  617  1790 (170) 0
1888  602  1785 (171) 0
1889  597  1779 (171) 0
1890  617  1773 (172) 0
1891  639  1768 (173) 0
1892  675  1762 (173) 0
1893  696  1756 (174) 0
1894  710  1751 (174) 0
1895  700  1745 (175) 0
1896  704  1739 (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