Henderson, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  239  1766 (139) 2
1865  281  1772 (136) 0
1866  317  1779 (132) 0
1867  304  1785 (127) 0
1868  280  1791 (123) 0
1869  285  1798 (118) 0
1870  330  1804 (112) 0
1871  343  1811 (105) 0
1872  339  1817 (98) 1
1873  380  1827 (91) 2
1874  364  1842 (83) 7
1875  355  1879 (79) 7
1876  326  1943 (75) 13
1877  301  1962 (74) 9
1878  305  1968 (75) 0
1879  302  1974 (71) 16
1880  307  1984 (74) 0
1881  331  1994 (72) 9
1882  349  1997 (73) 12
1883  431  1972 (82) 0
1884  484  1946 (88) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Henderson, John  
Born: 17 Nov. 1836
Died: 25 Apr. 1896
 
Notes:
Corrspondence from David Cohen, citing results collected by Erik Malmsten, gives 'James Henderson' at Toronto 1873, but this is likely to be John Henderson.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 169
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 193
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 48
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 9
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 27
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 61, 30 Nov. 1872, page 527
   [ILN], vol. 65, 15 Aug. 1874, page 164
   [NYC], 26 Nov. 1864
   [NYC], 23 Sep. 1865
   [TG], vol. 29, 4 Oct. 1872, page 4
   [TG], vol. 30, 23 May 1873, page 4
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Hall of Fame: John Henderson]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Timeline]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: John Henderson]
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

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

Jackson, G.E. - Henderson, J. 1864         (c)     2   -   0
Henderson, J. - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (1)         (f)     2   -   2      Henderson, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Henderson, J. - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (2)         (f)     2   -   2      Henderson, J. gave odds of the exchange
Henderson, J. - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (3)         (f)     1.5   -   2.5      Henderson, J. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

Hamilton 1872     1st Canadian Chess Association Congress    
  Henderson, J. - Ryall, I.     0 - 1    
Toronto 1873     2nd Canadian Chess Association Congress    
  Henderson, J. - Furby, G.M.     1 - 0    
  Henderson, J. - White, John     0 - 1    
  Henderson, J. - Northcote, H.     0 - 1    
Montreal 1874     3rd Canadian Chess Association Congress     0  /  7
Ottawa 1875     4th Canadian Chess Association Congress     0.5  /  7
Hamilton 1876     5th Canadian Championship    
  Henderson, J. - Sanderson, E.     0 - 1    
Quebec 1877     6th Canadian Championship     4.5  /  9
Montreal 1879     7th Canadian Chess Championship Tournament     6  /  12
Ottawa 1879     8th Canadian Championship Tournament     2  /  6
Ottawa 1881     9th Canadian Championship Tournament     5.5  /  9
Quebec 1882     10th Canadian Championship Tournament     7.5  /  12
Ottawa 1884     12th Canadian Championship Tournament     3  /  5


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017