Gilchrist, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1875  435  1938 (81) 6
1876  398  1949 (79) 3
1877  367  1970 (77) 0
1878  353  1991 (73) 0
1879  338  2012 (67) 0
1880  332  2032 (58) 18
1881  346  2053 (61) 2
1882  355  2058 (62) 2
1883  387  2062 (60) 0
1884  411  2066 (53) 9
1885  392  2078 (51) 6
1886  403  2066 (46) 32
1887  435  2050 (54) 0
1888  461  2034 (55) 2
1889  449  2035 (53) 11
1890  478  2027 (54) 8
1891  521  2012 (56) 6
1892  612  1981 (60) 6
1893  646  1963 (66) 0
1894  678  1946 (68) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gilchrist, John  
Born: 30 May 1836
Died: 12 Apr. 1907
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 139
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 146, 189, 209, 339
Periodicals
   [CML], vol. 1, no. 8, Apr. 1880, page 228
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 1, Feb. 1874, page 13
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 10, Aug. 1875, page 311
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1683, 16 Dec. 1871, page 575
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1744, 1 Feb. 1873, page 115
   [TG], vol. 33, no. 6, 6 Jan. 1877, page 7
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [John Gilchrist]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Gilchrist, Jo. - Chambers, J.D. 1885         (f)     5   -   1
Gilchrist, Jo. - Spens, W.C. 1886 (1)         (f)     4   -   2
Gilchrist, Jo. - McLeod, J.H.C. 1886         (f)     6   -   5
Gilchrist, Jo. - Spens, W.C. 1886 (2)         (f)     0   -   4

Tournament data

Glasgow 1875 (5)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class III     3  /  6
Edinburgh 1876     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Russell, A.     1 - 2    
Edinburgh 1880     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Metcalfe, J.T.     2 - 0    
Glasgow 1880     West of Scotland Challenge Cup Tournament     11  /  20
Edinburgh 1881     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Macfie, C.     2 - 0    
Edinburgh 1882     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Ballingall, G.A.     2 - 0    
Glasgow 1884 (1)     1st Scottish Championship     4  /  9
Glasgow 1886     3rd Scottish Championship     8.5  /  11
Glasgow 1888 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Leather, R.K.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1888 (4)     5th Scottish Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - McCombie, W.     0 - 1          Gilchrist, Jo. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Edinburgh 1889     6th Scottish Championship     7.5  /  10
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Ferguson, G.     0.5 - 0.5    
Dundee 1890     7th Scottish Championship     5  /  8
Glasgow 1891 (1)     8th Scottish Championship     3.5  /  5
Glasgow 1891 (2)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Gilchrist, Jo. - Wellington, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Edinburgh 1892     9th Scottish Championship     2  /  6
Glasgow 1894     11th Scottish Championship     3  /  8


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2022