Cocking, George


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  359  1694 (126) 4
1866  398  1696 (124) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cocking, George Bailey  
Born: 1824
Died: 21 July 1905
 
Notes:
Steve Mann gives his age at the 1881 census as 57, so he was born in 1823 or 1824.
 
References
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 2, Feb. 1854, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 1, Jan. 1855, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 11, Oct. 1873, page 346
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 5, Nov. 1863, page 136
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 5, May 1864, page 153
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1864, page 356
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 3, Mar. 1866, page 92
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1867, page 72
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 9, June 1871, page 285
   [CW], vol. 1, no. 10, Dec. 1865, page 316
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 1, Mar. 1866, page 25
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1287, 24 May 1863, page 5
   [Era], vol. 28, no. 1430, 18 Feb. 1866, page 6
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1729, 12 Nov. 1871, page 2
   [HoCM], vol. 1, no. 2, 28 Feb. 1865, page 32
   [ILN], vol. 47, no. 1346, 9 Dec. 1865, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 53, no. 1505, 10 Oct. 1868, page 363
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1678, 11 Nov. 1871, page 467
   [SRI], vol. 52, no. 5488, 25 Jan. 1871, page 4
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Sheffield Chess History - 1850: Sheffield Athenaeum & Mechanics Institution Chess Club Annual Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Sheffield Chess History - 1851: Sheffield Athenaeum & Mechanics Institute Chess Club Annual Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - George Bailey Cocking]

Tournament data

Huddersfield and Sheffield 1864     Huddersfield - Sheffield Club Match    
  Cocking, G.B. - Jonas, J.H.     0 - 2    
Sheffield 1865     Sheffield Athenaeum Club Tournament    
  Cocking, G.B. - Smith, Sy. (1)     2 - 0          Cocking, G.B. gave odds of pawn and move
  Cocking, G.B. - Davy, He.     0 - 2    
Sheffield 1866 (2)     Sheffield Athenaeum Club Handicap     8  /  17      odds player in pawn and move class


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019