Henderson, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  274  1748 (138) 2
1865  312  1754 (135) 0
1866  360  1760 (131) 0
1867  343  1766 (126) 0
1868  344  1772 (122) 0
1869  357  1779 (116) 0
1870  398  1785 (110) 0
1871  421  1791 (104) 0
1872  420  1797 (97) 1
1873  438  1809 (89) 2
1874  414  1826 (82) 7
1875  401  1867 (78) 7
1876  357  1932 (75) 13
1877  320  1953 (73) 9
1878  320  1960 (74) 0
1879  319  1966 (70) 16
1880  326  1977 (73) 0
1881  351  1988 (72) 9
1882  379  1992 (73) 12
1883  461  1966 (81) 0
1884  514  1940 (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
   [CIN], vol. 7, 18 Jan. 1873, page 43
   [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: 25 Jun. 2019