Hamel, Sigismund




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  194  2106 (81) 5
1867  183  2117 (77) 9
1868  191  2123 (81) 0
1869  188  2128 (84) 0
1870  195  2133 (86) 0
1871  194  2139 (86) 2
1872  200  2129 (90) 0
1873  210  2119 (92) 0
1874  230  2109 (94) 0
1875  235  2099 (94) 0
1876  254  2089 (94) 0
1877  255  2080 (93) 0
1878  267  2070 (90) 0
1879  280  2060 (87) 0
1880  299  2050 (82) 1
1881  329  2056 (79) 2
1882  337  2064 (77) 5
1883  380  2060 (81) 2
1884  439  2039 (88) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hamel, Sigismund  
   Also known as: von Hamel
Born: 1823
Died: 17 May 1897
 
Notes:
Date of death from Tim Harding (who says the probate is available).
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 160
   Harding, Doctoral thesis, page 154
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 231
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 54, 104, 216
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 166, 234
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 288, 372
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 148
   Zavatarelli, Gloomy Fate of Arthur Towle Marriott, page 12, 37
Periodicals
   [BLL], 31 Oct. 1847, page 8
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 5, Nov. 1863, page 137
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 1, Jan. 1864, page 4
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 9, Sep. 1866, page 280
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 9, 1 Sep. 1867, page 287
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1349, 31 July 1864, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 43, no. 1227, 17 Oct. 1863, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1681, 2 Dec. 1871, page 531
   [ILN], vol. 63, no. 1779, 4 Oct. 1873, page 327
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1809, 25 Apr. 1874, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 65, no. 1853, 10 Oct. 1874, page 355
   [ILN], vol. 65, no. 1846, 26 Dec. 1874, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1850, 23 Jan. 1875, page 91
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1856, 6 Mar. 1875, page 235
   [ILN], vol. 67, no. 1881, 28 Aug. 1875, page 215
   [ILN], vol. 67, no. 1893, 20 Nov. 1875, page 518
   [ILN], vol. 70, no. 1959, 27 Jan. 1877, page 95
   [ILN], vol. 70, no. 1967, 24 Mar. 1877, page 287
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2001, 17 Nov. 1877, page 487
   [Reg], vol. 2, no. 7, July 1850, page 216
   [Str], vol. 2, no. 6, 15 June 1868, page 116
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 7, 1 Nov. 1872, page 96
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Family Life of Grandmaster Gunsberg], page 2
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1865: 1st Redcar Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Sigismund Hamel]
   Richmond, Robert.  [Notts News: The Gentlemanly World of Nottingham Chess Club], page 3
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]

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

Hamel, S. - Matfeld 1863         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Redcar 1866 (2)     North Yorkshire and Durham Chess Association - 2nd Class Tournament     8  /  11
Dundee 1867 (1)     Dundee Tournament     2  /  9
Liverpool 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Soul, C.     2 - 0    
Leicester 1880     Nottingham - Leicester Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Newham, W.L.     0 - 1    
Derby 1881     Manchester Athenaeum - Nottingham Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - von Zabern, T.     0.5 - 1.5    
Nottingham 1882 (1)     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Phillips, F.E.     0 - 1    
Leicester 1882 (1)     Nottingham - Leicester Match    
  Hamel, S. - Withers, W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Nottingham 1882 (3)     Nottingham Club 1st Seven - 2nd Seven Match    
  Hamel, S. - Oliver, A.T.     0 - 1          Hamel, S. gave odds of a knight
Nottingham 1882 (4)     Nottingham - Birmingham Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Ranken, C.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Nottingham 1882 (6)     Nottingham Club First Seven - Second Seven Match    
  Hamel, S. - Suffolk, F.F.     1 - 0          Hamel, S. gave odds of a knight
Nottingham 1883 (1)     Nottingham - Midland Railway Institute Match    
  Hamel, S. - Balson, H.     1 - 0    
Nottingham 1883 (4)     Nottingham - Derby Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Bland, W.R.     1 - 0    
Derby 1884     Manchester - Nottingham Match    
  Hamel, S. - von Zabern, T.     0 - 1    
Leicester (?) 1884     Nottingham - Leicester Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Lewis, M.L. (2)     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022