Henderson, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  270  1748 (138) 2
1865  308  1754 (135) 0
1866  354  1760 (131) 0
1867  337  1767 (126) 0
1868  336  1773 (122) 0
1869  351  1779 (116) 0
1870  392  1785 (110) 0
1871  411  1791 (104) 0
1872  414  1797 (97) 1
1873  420  1809 (89) 2
1874  409  1826 (82) 7
1875  398  1867 (78) 7
1876  357  1932 (75) 13
1877  316  1953 (73) 9
1878  319  1960 (74) 0
1879  316  1966 (70) 16
1880  322  1977 (73) 0
1881  347  1988 (72) 9
1882  376  1992 (73) 12
1883  456  1966 (81) 0
1884  510  1939 (87) 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
   [CIN], vol. 6, 5 Oct. 1872, page 211
   [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 (2)     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: 2 Apr. 2019