Hamel, Sigismund




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  190  2104 (81) 5
1867  182  2116 (77) 9
1868  176  2122 (81) 0
1869  179  2128 (84) 0
1870  184  2134 (86) 0
1871  183  2139 (86) 2
1872  187  2130 (90) 0
1873  201  2120 (92) 0
1874  209  2111 (94) 0
1875  220  2101 (94) 0
1876  246  2091 (94) 0
1877  251  2082 (93) 0
1878  264  2072 (90) 0
1879  273  2062 (87) 0
1880  288  2053 (83) 1
1881  320  2059 (79) 2
1882  332  2067 (77) 5
1883  378  2063 (81) 2
1884  426  2043 (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
   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: 8 Aug. 2021