Hodges, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  74  2241 (75) 4
1850  71  2262 (69) 2
1851  71  2272 (65) 18
1852  73  2259 (75) 0
1853  82  2246 (83) 8
1854  83  2246 (90) 0
1855  85  2246 (95) 0
1856  93  2246 (100) 0
1857  102  2245 (104) 0
1858  107  2245 (107) 0
1859  115  2245 (109) 0
1860  118  2245 (111) 0
1861  120  2245 (113) 0
1862  114  2245 (114) 0
1863  104  2245 (114) 0
1864  111  2245 (114) 0
1865  112  2244 (114) 0
1866  118  2244 (113) 0
1867  110  2244 (112) 0
1868  110  2244 (111) 0
1869  109  2244 (109) 0
1870  105  2244 (106) 0
1871  113  2244 (103) 0
1872  114  2244 (99) 0
1873  114  2243 (94) 0
1874  115  2243 (88) 0
1875  120  2243 (81) 0
1876  114  2243 (72) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hodges, William  
   Also known as: William Hodges, jun.
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The New York Clipper of 7 Feb. 1857 has 'Wm. J. Hodges'. The 8 Mar. 1851 issue of the Illustrated London News and the Apr. 1861 issue of the Chess Player's Chronicle (p.101) have 'W. Hodges, jun.'
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 226
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 961
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 144
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 76
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lxx
Periodicals
   [CP], vol. 3, Apr. 1853, page 271
   [CPC], vol. 10, no. 9, Sep. 1849, page 272
   [CPC], vol. 11, no. 2, Feb. 1850, page 55
   [CPC], vol. 11, no. 12, Dec. 1850, page 369
   [CPC], vol. 13, no. 3, Mar. 1852, page 92
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 4, Apr. 1853, page 103, 123
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1854, page 355
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 1, Jan. 1855, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 28, Apr. 1861, page 101
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1866, page 383
   [Era], vol. 21, no. 1062, 30 Jan. 1859, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 18, no. 467, 1 Feb. 1851, page 75
   [ILN], vol. 18, no. 473, 8 Mar. 1851, page 196
   [ILN], vol. 26, no. 735, 7 Apr. 1855, page 323
   [NYC], 7 Feb. 1857
Web
   Sericano, C.  [London Provincial 1851]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   [William Hodges]

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

Kieseritzky, L.A.B.F. - Hodges, W. 1849         (c)     3   -   1      Kieseritzky, L.A.B.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Hodges, W. 1850         (c)     0.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of a knight
Horwitz, B. - Hodges, W. 1851         (f)     4   -   2      Horwitz, B. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Hodges, W. - Kentish, J. 1853         (f)     6   -   2

Tournament data

London, England 1851 (2)     Provincial Tournament    
  Hodges, W. - Wellman, G.F.     2.5 - 1.5    
  Hodges, W. - Ranken, C.E.     1.5 - 2.5    
  Hodges, W. - Brien, R.B.     2.5 - 1.5    
Cheltenham 1876 (3)     7th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Provincial Champion's Cup     6  /  12


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017