Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  371  1875 (110) 15
1880  382  1883 (108) 0
1881  417  1892 (106) 0
1882  442  1901 (103) 0
1883  502  1909 (99) 0
1884  530  1918 (95) 0
1885  522  1927 (89) 0
1886  513  1935 (82) 0
1887  500  1944 (73) 9
1888  480  1947 (73) 0
1889  485  1951 (70) 5
1890  485  1964 (69) 4
1891  521  1948 (67) 9
1892  569  1916 (67) 8
1893  589  1910 (67) 9
1894  613  1893 (66) 10
1895  600  1870 (67) 11
1896  614  1853 (68) 13
1897  624  1826 (73) 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