Henderson, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  243  1767 (139) 2
1865  286  1773 (136) 0
1866  322  1779 (132) 0
1867  307  1786 (127) 0
1868  298  1792 (123) 0
1869  303  1798 (118) 0
1870  341  1805 (112) 0
1871  345  1811 (105) 0
1872  341  1818 (98) 1
1873  380  1827 (91) 2
1874  367  1842 (83) 7
1875  359  1880 (79) 7
1876  327  1943 (75) 13
1877  302  1963 (74) 9
1878  305  1969 (75) 0
1879  303  1974 (71) 16
1880  307  1984 (74) 0
1881  332  1994 (72) 9
1882  349  1998 (73) 12
1883  433  1972 (82) 0
1884  488  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