Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  133  2182 (123) 3
1866  137  2193 (121) 0
1867  128  2204 (118) 0
1868  116  2215 (115) 0
1869  109  2226 (111) 0
1870  100  2237 (106) 0
1871  90  2248 (100) 3
1872  96  2244 (97) 0
1873  99  2241 (92) 0
1874  98  2238 (86) 9
1875  120  2219 (86) 0
1876  132  2200 (85) 0
1877  139  2181 (82) 4
1878  160  2158 (80) 0
1879  178  2135 (75) 10
1880  225  2105 (77) 0
1881  279  2076 (75) 0
1882  322  2047 (70) 12
1883  389  2030 (72) 4
1884  413  2024 (75) 0
1885  436  2017 (76) 0
1886  435  2010 (74) 0
1887  444  2004 (69) 8
1888  460  1984 (70) 0
1889  487  1964 (67) 8
1890  510  1962 (68) 0
1891  530  1960 (64) 13
1892  531  1978 (66) 0
1893  521  1995 (63) 18
1894  518  2003 (68) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hicks, William Henry  
   Also known as: Prof. William Henry Hicks
Born: 17 Nov. 1816
Died: 1899
 
Notes:
The Canadian Chess website gives birth year 1817. Gaige gives birth date 17-11-1816.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 149
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 173
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 37, 338
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 12
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 161
   Walker, New Jersey Chess Association, page 10
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 27
Periodicals
   [CIN], vol. 7, 22 Mar. 1873, page 191
   [Era], vol. 26, 10 July 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 33, 30 Apr. 1871, page 7
   [Era], vol. 34, 24 Sep. 1871, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 62, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 4 June 1864
   [NYTr], 6 Nov. 1891
   [TG], vol. 29, 26 Jan. 1872, page 3
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Closed]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: William Hicks]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

Tournament data

Montreal and Quebec 1865     Montreal - Quebec Telegraphic Match    
  Hicks, W.H. - White, John     2 - 1    
Montreal and Quebec 1871     Montréal - Québec Telegraphic Match    
  Hicks, W.H. - White, John     3 - 0    
Montreal 1874     3rd Canadian Chess Association Congress     7  /  9
Quebec 1877     6th Canadian Championship     3.5  /  4
Montreal 1879     7th Canadian Chess Championship Tournament     8.5  /  12
Quebec 1882     10th Canadian Championship Tournament     7.5  /  13
Montreal 1883     11th Canadian Championship     2  /  5
Montreal 1887     14th Canadian Championship     4  /  8
Montreal 1889     16th Canadian Championship     1  /  8
Montreal 1891     18th Canadian Championship     2  /  12
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Hicks, W.H. - Ford, E.A.     0 - 1    
Montreal 1893 (2)     1st Montreal Club Championship     7.5  /  18
Montreal 1894     21st Canadian Championship     3  /  10


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019