Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  423  1892 (109) 15
1880  434  1901 (107) 0
1881  492  1910 (105) 0
1882  517  1920 (102) 0
1883  568  1929 (98) 0
1884  591  1939 (93) 0
1885  588  1948 (88) 0
1886  565  1958 (80) 0
1887  541  1967 (71) 9
1888  530  1973 (71) 0
1889  525  1978 (67) 5
1890  527  1991 (66) 4
1891  571  1974 (64) 9
1892  628  1942 (64) 8
1893  648  1935 (63) 9
1894  691  1918 (63) 10
1895  706  1897 (63) 11
1896  718  1879 (64) 13
1897  764  1851 (69) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 216
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 13, Jan. 1860, page 10
   [ST], no. 1861, 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: 5 May 2020