Hill, F.S.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1858  161  1945 (117) 3
1859  182  1949 (113) 0
1860  198  1954 (109) 0
1861  203  1958 (104) 0
1862  199  1963 (98) 0
1863  190  1968 (91) 0
1864  194  1972 (83) 0
1865  202  1977 (74) 15
1866  241  1962 (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