Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  378  1875 (110) 15
1880  388  1884 (108) 0
1881  424  1893 (106) 0
1882  465  1901 (103) 0
1883  517  1910 (99) 0
1884  540  1919 (95) 0
1885  521  1927 (89) 0
1886  512  1936 (82) 0
1887  503  1945 (73) 9
1888  482  1948 (73) 0
1889  487  1951 (70) 5
1890  487  1965 (69) 4
1891  524  1948 (67) 9
1892  571  1917 (67) 8
1893  593  1910 (66) 9
1894  611  1893 (66) 10
1895  600  1871 (67) 11
1896  612  1853 (68) 13
1897  626  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