Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  390  1883 (110) 15
1880  399  1893 (108) 0
1881  429  1902 (105) 0
1882  460  1911 (102) 0
1883  513  1921 (99) 0
1884  528  1930 (94) 0
1885  521  1939 (88) 0
1886  509  1948 (81) 0
1887  498  1958 (72) 9
1888  473  1964 (72) 0
1889  463  1970 (69) 5
1890  464  1983 (68) 4
1891  504  1966 (66) 9
1892  561  1933 (66) 8
1893  580  1926 (66) 9
1894  610  1908 (65) 10
1895  597  1886 (66) 11
1896  615  1868 (67) 13
1897  637  1840 (72) 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