Cochrane, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1820  2316 (104) 5
1821  2331 (99) 28
1822  2326 (102) 3
1823  2335 (105) 0
1824  2344 (108) 0
1825  2353 (110) 0
1826  2361 (112) 0
1827  2370 (113) 0
1828  2379 (114) 0
1829  2388 (114) 0
1830  2396 (113) 0
1831  2405 (113) 0
1832  2414 (111) 0
1833  10  2423 (110) 0
1834  11  2432 (107) 0
1835  11  2440 (104) 0
1836  10  2449 (101) 0
1837  12  2458 (96) 0
1838  11  2467 (91) 0
1839  15  2475 (84) 0
1840  13  2484 (76) 0
1841  12  2493 (66) 0
1842  14  2502 (51) 110
1843  11  2520 (51) 44
1844  10  2516 (64) 0
1845  13  2511 (73) 0
1846  13  2507 (80) 0
1847  11  2502 (86) 0
1848  11  2498 (90) 0
1849  16  2493 (93) 6
1850  21  2459 (95) 25
1851  26  2451 (102) 0
1852  26  2442 (107) 0
1853  28  2434 (112) 0
1854  28  2425 (116) 0
1855  27  2416 (120) 0
1856  29  2408 (124) 0
1857  34  2399 (127) 0
1858  37  2391 (129) 0
1859  43  2382 (132) 0
1860  51  2374 (134) 0
1861  50  2365 (136) 0
1862  52  2356 (138) 0
1863  52  2348 (139) 0
1864  54  2339 (140) 0
1865  53  2331 (142) 0
1866  56  2322 (143) 0
1867  62  2313 (143) 0
1868  63  2305 (144) 0
1869  63  2296 (144) 0
1870  71  2288 (145) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cochrane, John  
Born: 4 Feb. 1798
Died: 2 Mar. 1878
 
Notes:
Golombek gives death date 02-01-1878. Sarah's first Cochrane web page gives death date 03-03-1878. The Illustrated London News of 16 Mar. 1878 (p.255) gives death date as 04-03-1878. Taylor and Gaige give death date 02-03-1878.
 
References
Books
   Edinburgh Club, Games of London-Edinburgh Match, page 4
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 77
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 166, 957
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 73
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 76
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 42, 357
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 69
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Murray, History of Chess, page 878
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 26, 175
   Taylor, Chess Skirmishes, page 151
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 63
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Aug. 1835, page 2
   [BLL], 9 Dec. 1838, page 2
   [BLL], 30 Apr. 1843, page 2
   [BLL], 28 Apr. 1844, page 2
   [BLL], 2 June 1869, page 7
   [CPC], vol. 1, 7 Aug. 1841, page 234
   [CPC], vol. 4, Mar. 1843, page 77
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1843, page 127
   [CPC], vol. 11, Oct. 1850, page 318
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1872, page 88
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Oct. 1871, page 343
   [ILN], vol. 54, 19 June 1869, page 627
   [ILN], vol. 54, 26 June 1869, page 651
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 71, 11 Aug. 1877, page 143
   [ILN], vol. 72, 16 Mar. 1878, page 255
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Dec. 1841, page 45
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Jan. 1842, page 80
   [Pal], vol. 3, 15 May 1843, page 230
   [Phil], vol. 1, Feb. 1838, page 120
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 May 1872, page 5
Web
   Minev, Nikolay.  [The Legacy of John Cochrane]
   Sarah.  [The Cochranes]
   Sarah.  [John Cochrane]
   Sarah.  [State of Chess in 1838]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Forgotten Masters 3: John Cochrane]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Mouret, J.F. - Cochrane, J. 1820         (c)     3.5   -   1.5      Mouret, J.F. gave odds of pawn and move
Deschapelles, A.L.H.L. - Cochrane, J. 1821         (s)     3   -   3
Lewis, W. - Cochrane, J. 1822         (f)     2   -   1      Lewis, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Cochrane, J. - de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. 1842         (c)     6.5   -   4.5
Walker, G. (1) - Cochrane, J. 1842         (c)     53   -   41
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1842         (s)     4   -   1
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (1)         (f)     14   -   4
Cochrane, J. - Walker, G. (1) 1843         (c)     8   -   5
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   3.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (3)         (f)     2   -   4
Cochrane, J. - Bannerjee, M. 1849         (c)     6   -   0
Cochrane, J. - Bannerjee, M. 1850         (f)     14.5   -   10.5
Cochrane, J. - de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. 1870         (c)     1   -   1

Tournament data

Paris 1821     'Pools'     2  /  22      odds player in pawn and two moves class


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018