Cotton, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  331  1909 (130) 4
1867  315  1906 (129) 2
1868  335  1900 (133) 0
1869  346  1895 (136) 0
1870  386  1889 (140) 0
1871  421  1883 (142) 0
1872  431  1877 (145) 0
1873  457  1871 (148) 0
1874  485  1865 (150) 0
1875  520  1859 (152) 0
1876  492  1854 (154) 0
1877  481  1848 (156) 0
1878  491  1842 (158) 0
1879  502  1836 (159) 0
1880  534  1830 (161) 0
1881  607  1824 (162) 0
1882  674  1818 (164) 0
1883  740  1813 (165) 0
1884  825  1807 (166) 0
1885  787  1801 (167) 0
1886  784  1795 (168) 0
1887  738  1789 (169) 0
1888  748  1783 (170) 0
1889  735  1777 (171) 0
1890  788  1772 (171) 0
1891  794  1766 (172) 0
1892  839  1760 (172) 0
1893  865  1754 (173) 0
1894  891  1748 (173) 0
1895  898  1742 (174) 0
1896  903  1736 (174) 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, no. 1, Mar. 1866, page 22
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 10, Dec. 1866, page 316
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 1, Mar. 1867, page 15, 29
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 2, Apr. 1867, page 63
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 1, Apr. 1868, page 32
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 2, May 1868, page 64
   [Era], vol. 29, no. 1489, 7 Apr. 1867, page 6
   [Era], vol. 29, no. 1493, 5 May 1867, page 6
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1365, 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, England 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