Cotton, Helena




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1911  967  1745 (85) 2
1912  901  1751 (75) 11
1913  904  1751 (81) 0
1914  835  1751 (85) 0
1915  755  1751 (87) 0
1916  755  1751 (89) 0
1917  763  1751 (89) 0
1918  763  1751 (88) 0
1919  750  1751 (86) 0
1920  845  1751 (82) 0
1921  910  1751 (77) 0
1922  818  1751 (69) 0
1923  854  1751 (59) 11
1924  940  1734 (55) 20
1925  869  1720 (64) 0
1926  864  1706 (69) 0
1927  820  1691 (71) 0
1928  802  1677 (70) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cotton, Charlotte Helena Minchin  
   Also known as: Miss Helene Cotton; Charlotte Helena Minchin Cotton
Born: 1875
Died: 9 Jan. 1929
 
Notes:
Some sources have 'Miss Selma Cotton' at San Remo 1911, but Winter's Chess Note 11111 makes it clear that this was Helena Cotton.
 
References
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 28, no. 9, Sep. 1908, page 376
Web
   Winter, Edward.  [Chess and Women]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 11101. Miss Cotton]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 11107. Miss Cotton]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 11111. Miss Cotton]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4838. 'Unofficial European women's champion']
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 6627. San Remo, 1911]

Tournament data

San Remo 1911 (2)     San Remo Ladies' Tournament     6  /  7
Richmond 1912 (4)     British Ladies' Championship     5.5  /  11
Portsmouth 1923 (1)     British Ladies' Championship     6.5  /  11
Merano 1924 (2)     Merano Congress - Women's Tournament     5.5  /  7
Merano 1924 (4)     Merano Congress, London - Vienna Ladies' Match    
  Cotton, Ms. C.H.M. - Gulich, Ms.     1 - 1    
Southport 1924 (3)     17th British Chess Federation Congress - Ladies' Championship     3.5  /  11
Tenby 1928 (3)     British Ladies' Championship     5  /  11


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021