Cocking, H.W.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  228  1834 (117) 1
1861  226  1845 (113) 2
1862  224  1856 (112) 3
1863  218  1862 (115) 2
1864  224  1855 (121) 0
1865  260  1848 (126) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cocking, H.W.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Name sometimes appears as 'Cocking', sometimes 'Cooking' and sometimes it is hard to distinguish the two in poor-quality reproductions.
 
References
Books
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Saint James' Chess Club, Chess Match by Electric Telegraph, page cover
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPM], vol. 2, Aug. 1864, page 242
   [Era], vol. 22, 8 July 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, 24 Mar. 1861, page 6
   [Era], vol. 23, 12 May 1861, page 5
   [Era], vol. 24, 15 Dec. 1861, page 5
   [Era], vol. 26, 20 Dec. 1863, page 4
   [Era], vol. 26, 31 Jan. 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 26, 31 July 1864, page 5

Tournament data

London 1860 (3)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Cocking, H.W. - Lloyd (1)     0 - 1    
London 1861 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Cocking, H.W. - Howard, A.G.     1 - 0    
  Cocking, H.W. - Cruikshank, R.J.     0 - 1          Cruikshank, R.J. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1862 (2)     Saint James' Club Handicap Tournament    
  Cocking, H.W. - Howard, A.G.     2 - 0    
  Cocking, H.W. - Humphreys, E.E.     0 - 1          Humphreys, E.E. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1863     Saint James's Club - Mr. Worrall's Tournament     10  /  14      odds player in a knight class
London 1865     St. James Club Handicap    
  Cocking, H.W. - Willoughby, E.C.     1 - 1          Cocking, H.W. gave odds of pawn and two moves


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016