Cochrane, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1820  2319 (104) 5
1821  2335 (100) 28
1822  2330 (102) 3
1823  2339 (105) 0
1824  2347 (108) 0
1825  2356 (110) 0
1826  2365 (112) 0
1827  2374 (113) 0
1828  2382 (114) 0
1829  2391 (114) 0
1830  2400 (114) 0
1831  2409 (113) 0
1832  2418 (112) 0
1833  10  2426 (110) 0
1834  11  2435 (107) 0
1835  11  2444 (105) 0
1836  10  2453 (101) 0
1837  11  2462 (97) 0
1838  11  2470 (91) 0
1839  15  2479 (85) 0
1840  13  2488 (76) 0
1841  12  2497 (66) 0
1842  13  2505 (52) 110
1843  11  2524 (51) 44
1844  10  2519 (64) 0
1845  13  2515 (74) 0
1846  13  2510 (81) 0
1847  12  2505 (86) 0
1848  11  2501 (90) 0
1849  16  2496 (93) 6
1850  21  2462 (95) 25
1851  27  2453 (102) 0
1852  26  2445 (107) 0
1853  27  2436 (112) 0
1854  26  2427 (116) 0
1855  26  2419 (120) 0
1856  28  2410 (124) 0
1857  33  2402 (127) 0
1858  36  2393 (129) 0
1859  42  2384 (132) 0
1860  50  2376 (134) 0
1861  48  2367 (136) 0
1862  51  2359 (138) 0
1863  50  2350 (139) 0
1864  53  2341 (141) 0
1865  52  2333 (142) 0
1866  53  2324 (143) 0
1867  60  2315 (143) 0
1868  62  2307 (144) 0
1869  61  2298 (145) 0
1870  70  2290 (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