Coker, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  161  2145 (57) 9
1872  154  2163 (49) 13
1873  144  2188 (48) 12
1874  150  2177 (51) 0
1875  158  2167 (46) 13
1876  141  2196 (44) 13
1877  136  2194 (44) 11
1878  143  2188 (44) 19
1879  159  2169 (51) 0
1880  184  2150 (50) 6
1881  216  2142 (48) 9
1882  224  2148 (47) 11
1883  256  2144 (48) 7
1884  247  2160 (48) 13
1885  229  2185 (55) 8
1886  236  2180 (69) 0
1887  253  2176 (79) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Coker, John  
   Also known as: Rev. John Coker
Born: 28 July 1821
Died:
 
Notes:
The Era of 20 Aug. 1871 (p.7) has 'J. Coper'.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 957
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 74
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 142, 284
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 176
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1872, page 89
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1873, page 284
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1873, page 309
   [Era], vol. 33, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [Era], vol. 34, 18 Aug. 1872, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 68, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263
   [ILN], vol. 71, 11 Aug. 1877, page 143
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [The Reverend Charles Edward Ranken and Mid-Victorian Correspondence Chess]
   Sericano, C.  [Malvern 1871]

Tournament data

Malvern 1871 (1)     2nd Counties Chess Association Meeting, 3rd British Chess Association Challenge Cup     3.5  /  9
Malvern 1872 (1)     3rd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     5.5  /  13
Bristol 1873 (2)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Coker, J. - Archdall, T.H.     1 - 0    
  Coker, J. - Clarke, J.W. (2)     1 - 0          Coker, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Coker, J. - Newham, W.L.     1 - 0          Coker, J. gave odds of pawn and move
Bristol 1873 (4)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section B     4  /  9
Glasgow 1875 (1)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Scotland - England Match    
  Coker, J. - Tait, W.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1875 (2)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Provincial Champion's Cup     4  /  11
Glasgow 1875 (3)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Coker, J. - Ranken, C.E.     0 - 1          Ranken, C.E. gave odds of a pawn for the move
Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Coker, J. - Freeman, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
Cheltenham 1876 (3)     7th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Provincial Champion's Cup     6.5  /  11
Birmingham 1877 (1)     Counties Chess Association - 1st Class     5.5  /  11
Grantham 1878 (1)     2nd Lincoln County Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     2  /  6
London, England 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     5.5  /  11
London, England 1878 (5)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Coker, J. - Minchin, J.I.     1 - 0    
  Coker, J. - Newham, W.L.     1 - 0          Coker, J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Coker, J. - Gunsberg, I.A.     0 - 1    
Boston, England 1880     10th Counties Chess Association Meeting     2  /  6
Leamington 1881     11th Counties Chess Association Meeting     3.5  /  9
Oxford 1882 (3)     Oxford University Club - Oxford Old Members Match    
  Coker, J. - Heaton, W.H.     2 - 0    
Manchester 1882 (1)     12th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     3  /  9
Birmingham 1883 (2)     13th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Section B     1.5  /  7
Oxford 1884 (2)     Oxford University Club - Mr. Coker's Team Match    
  Coker, J. - Wainwright, G.E.     0 - 3    
Bath 1884 (4)     14th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     4.5  /  10
Hereford 1885 (1)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class IA     3.5  /  6
Hereford 1885 (6)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Coker, J. - Thorold, E.     1 - 0          Thorold, E. gave odds of pawn and move
  Coker, J. - Blake, J.H.     0 - 1    
Oxford 1887     Oxford University Club, Old v Present Members Match    
  Coker, J. - Newbolt, F.G.     2 - 0    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019