Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  392  1889 (109) 15
1880  399  1899 (108) 0
1881  437  1908 (105) 0
1882  469  1918 (102) 0
1883  511  1927 (98) 0
1884  527  1937 (94) 0
1885  525  1946 (88) 0
1886  515  1956 (81) 0
1887  498  1965 (72) 9
1888  472  1973 (71) 0
1889  466  1980 (68) 5
1890  466  1994 (67) 4
1891  504  1978 (65) 9
1892  571  1947 (65) 8
1893  593  1940 (64) 9
1894  620  1924 (64) 10
1895  604  1902 (64) 11
1896  614  1885 (65) 13
1897  639  1857 (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