Cochrane, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1820  2314 (105) 5
1821  2329 (100) 28
1822  2324 (102) 3
1823  2333 (105) 0
1824  2342 (108) 0
1825  2351 (110) 0
1826  2360 (112) 0
1827  2369 (113) 0
1828  2378 (114) 0
1829  2387 (114) 0
1830  2396 (114) 0
1831  2404 (113) 0
1832  2413 (112) 0
1833  11  2422 (110) 0
1834  11  2431 (108) 0
1835  12  2440 (105) 0
1836  11  2449 (101) 0
1837  12  2458 (97) 0
1838  11  2467 (91) 0
1839  13  2476 (85) 0
1840  11  2485 (76) 0
1841  12  2494 (66) 0
1842  13  2502 (51) 110
1843  11  2521 (51) 44
1844  11  2516 (64) 0
1845  14  2512 (73) 0
1846  14  2507 (81) 0
1847  12  2503 (86) 0
1848  12  2498 (90) 0
1849  16  2493 (93) 6
1850  21  2460 (95) 25
1851  26  2451 (102) 0
1852  26  2443 (107) 0
1853  27  2435 (112) 0
1854  26  2426 (116) 0
1855  29  2418 (120) 0
1856  31  2410 (123) 0
1857  38  2401 (126) 0
1858  40  2393 (129) 0
1859  48  2385 (132) 0
1860  53  2376 (134) 0
1861  54  2368 (136) 0
1862  54  2360 (137) 0
1863  52  2351 (139) 0
1864  57  2343 (140) 0
1865  57  2335 (141) 0
1866  58  2327 (142) 0
1867  62  2318 (143) 0
1868  64  2310 (143) 0
1869  68  2302 (144) 0
1870  74  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