Cochrane, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1820  2313 (105) 5
1821  2328 (100) 28
1822  2323 (102) 3
1823  2332 (105) 0
1824  2341 (108) 0
1825  2350 (110) 0
1826  2359 (112) 0
1827  2368 (113) 0
1828  2377 (114) 0
1829  2386 (114) 0
1830  2395 (114) 0
1831  2404 (113) 0
1832  2412 (112) 0
1833  11  2421 (110) 0
1834  12  2430 (108) 0
1835  12  2439 (105) 0
1836  11  2448 (101) 0
1837  12  2457 (97) 0
1838  11  2466 (91) 0
1839  13  2475 (85) 0
1840  11  2484 (76) 0
1841  12  2493 (66) 0
1842  13  2502 (51) 110
1843  11  2520 (51) 44
1844  11  2515 (64) 0
1845  14  2511 (73) 0
1846  14  2506 (81) 0
1847  11  2502 (86) 0
1848  12  2497 (90) 0
1849  16  2492 (93) 6
1850  21  2459 (95) 25
1851  27  2450 (102) 0
1852  26  2442 (107) 0
1853  27  2434 (112) 0
1854  26  2426 (116) 0
1855  29  2417 (120) 0
1856  31  2409 (123) 0
1857  39  2401 (126) 0
1858  41  2392 (129) 0
1859  48  2384 (132) 0
1860  53  2376 (134) 0
1861  55  2367 (136) 0
1862  52  2359 (137) 0
1863  52  2351 (139) 0
1864  58  2343 (140) 0
1865  58  2334 (141) 0
1866  60  2326 (142) 0
1867  65  2318 (143) 0
1868  67  2309 (143) 0
1869  71  2301 (144) 0
1870  75  2293 (144) 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