Cocking, George


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  305  1687 (130) 4
1866  350  1689 (127) 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, Feb. 1854, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, Jan. 1855, page cover
   [CPM], vol. 1, Nov. 1863, page 136
   [CPM], vol. 2, May 1864, page 153
   [CPM], vol. 2, Dec. 1864, page 356
   [CPM], vol. 2, Mar. 1866, page 92
   [CPM], vol. 3, Mar. 1867, page 72
   [CW], vol. 1, Dec. 1865, page 316
   [CW], vol. 2, Mar. 1866, page 25
   [Era], vol. 25, 24 May 1863, page 5
   [Era], vol. 28, 18 Feb. 1866, page 6
   [HoCM], vol. 1, 28 Feb. 1865, page 32
   [ILN], vol. 47, 9 Dec. 1865, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 53, 10 Oct. 1868, page 363
   [ILN], vol. 59, 11 Nov. 1871, page 467
Web
   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.     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 Mar. 2017