Hamel, Sigismund




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  207  2059 (86) 5
1867  195  2064 (84) 9
1868  199  2060 (90) 0
1869  202  2056 (95) 0
1870  220  2052 (99) 0
1871  223  2048 (103) 0
1872  235  2044 (106) 0
1873  244  2041 (108) 0
1874  249  2037 (109) 0
1875  259  2033 (110) 0
1876  276  2029 (111) 0
1877  269  2025 (111) 0
1878  276  2021 (111) 0
1879  289  2017 (110) 0
1880  307  2013 (109) 0
1881  341  2009 (107) 2
1882  369  2007 (109) 1
1883  411  2009 (113) 1

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
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 288, 372
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 148
Periodicals
   [BLL], 31 Oct. 1847, page 8
   [CPM], vol. 1, Nov. 1863, page 137
   [CPM], vol. 2, Jan. 1864, page 4
   [CPM], vol. 2, Sep. 1866, page 280
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Sep. 1867, page 287
   [Era], vol. 26, 31 July 1864, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 43, 17 Oct. 1863, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 59, 2 Dec. 1871, page 531
   [ILN], vol. 63, 4 Oct. 1873, page 327
   [ILN], vol. 64, 25 Apr. 1874, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 65, 10 Oct. 1874, page 355
   [ILN], vol. 65, 26 Dec. 1874, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 66, 23 Jan. 1875, page 91
   [ILN], vol. 66, 6 Mar. 1875, page 235
   [ILN], vol. 67, 28 Aug. 1875, page 215
   [ILN], vol. 67, 20 Nov. 1875, page 518
   [ILN], vol. 70, 27 Jan. 1877, page 95
   [ILN], vol. 70, 24 Mar. 1877, page 287
   [ILN], vol. 71, 17 Nov. 1877, page 487
   [Reg], vol. 2, July 1850, page 216
   [Str], vol. 2, 15 June 1868, page 116
   [WP], vol. 5, 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
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    
Nottingham 1883     Nottingham - Derby Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Balson, H.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 27 Oct. 2019