Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  394  1887 (109) 15
1880  405  1897 (107) 0
1881  443  1906 (105) 0
1882  471  1915 (102) 0
1883  520  1925 (98) 0
1884  537  1934 (94) 0
1885  530  1944 (88) 0
1886  519  1953 (81) 0
1887  505  1963 (72) 9
1888  476  1970 (71) 0
1889  473  1977 (68) 5
1890  473  1990 (66) 4
1891  510  1974 (64) 9
1892  576  1942 (64) 8
1893  598  1935 (64) 9
1894  624  1919 (63) 10
1895  609  1897 (63) 11
1896  622  1879 (65) 13
1897  642  1851 (70) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hookham, Henry  
Born: 22 Oct. 1824
Died: 24 Nov. 1898
 
Notes:
Gaige says born 22?-10-1824. The Sunday Times of 19 Dec. 1858 (p.10) mentions a Hookham playing in London. Was this the New Zealand player of the 1880s and 1890s?
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 99, 105, 111
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 178
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 212
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 2, Jan. 1860, page 10
   [ST], 19 Dec. 1858, page 10

Tournament data

Christchurch 1879     1st New Zealand Championship     10  /  14
  Hookham, H. - Hay, D.R.     1 - 0    
Adelaide 1887     2nd Australian Championship     3  /  9
Christchurch 1889     2nd New Zealand Championship     2.5  /  5
Dunedin 1890     3rd New Zealand Championship     3.5  /  4
  Hookham, H. - Barnes, R.J.     1 - 0    
Wellington 1891     4th New Zealand Championship     6  /  9
Auckland 1892     5th New Zealand Championship     3.5  /  8
Christchurch 1893     6th New Zealand Championship     6.5  /  9
Dunedin 1894     7th New Zealand Championship     6.5  /  10
Wellington 1895     8th New Zealand Championship     6.5  /  11
Wanganui 1896     9th New Zealand Championship     8  /  13
Christchurch 1897     10th New Zealand Championship     3.5  /  10


Player information updated: 2 May 2017