Hill, F.S.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1858  161  1964 (117) 3
1859  180  1970 (113) 0
1860  192  1975 (108) 0
1861  197  1980 (103) 0
1862  194  1985 (98) 0
1863  186  1990 (91) 0
1864  191  1995 (83) 0
1865  199  2000 (73) 15
1866  236  1984 (77) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hill, F.S.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Illustrated London News of 4 Sept. 1858 (p.229) gives 'F.S. Hill' as the name of a player who played for Birmingham in its match against Worcester at the Birmingham chess meeting of Aug. 1858, and the Sunday Times of 4 Jul. 1858 (supplement, p.2) gives 'F.S. Hill' on the local committee of the meeting. However, the 3 Jul. 1858 issue of the Illustrated London News (p.14), the 18 Apr. 1858 issue of the Era (p.7) and the 25 Apr. 1858 issue of the Sunday Times (supplement, p.4) give 'H.S. Hill' on the local committee of the meeting. These were clearly distinct players, however, as both appear simultaneously in a number of events. The Chess Player's Chronicle of Apr. 1859 (p.101) has a 'T.S. Hill' of Birmingham, which I assume to be an error for 'F.S. Hill'.
 
References
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 1, Apr. 1859, page 101
   [CPM], vol. 2, Feb. 1866, page 63
   [CPM], vol. 2, Nov. 1866, page 329
   [Era], vol. 17, 14 Oct. 1855, page 14
   [Era], vol. 28, 31 Dec. 1865, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 33, 3 July 1858, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 33, 4 Sep. 1858, page 229
   [ST], 4 July 1858, page supp.2

Tournament data

Birmingham 1858 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Hill, F.S. - Isaac, W.L.     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1865     Birmingham Club Tournament    
  Hill, F.S. - Halford, J.     4 - 0    
  Hill, F.S. - Warren, E.P.     4.5 - 2.5    
  Hill, F.S. - Earnshaw, S.W.     0 - 4    
Birmingham 1866 (2)     Birmingham Club Tournament    
  Hill, F.S. - Lloyd (3)     3.5 - 4.5    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017