Henderson, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  263  1761 (139) 2
1865  302  1767 (136) 0
1866  347  1774 (132) 0
1867  332  1780 (127) 0
1868  327  1786 (123) 0
1869  336  1792 (117) 0
1870  378  1799 (112) 0
1871  399  1805 (105) 0
1872  392  1811 (98) 1
1873  406  1821 (91) 2
1874  399  1836 (83) 7
1875  387  1873 (78) 7
1876  342  1937 (75) 13
1877  312  1956 (74) 9
1878  315  1962 (75) 0
1879  313  1968 (71) 16
1880  319  1978 (74) 0
1881  343  1988 (72) 9
1882  371  1992 (73) 12
1883  453  1966 (82) 0
1884  504  1940 (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