Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  131  2200 (119) 3
1866  130  2211 (117) 0
1867  121  2223 (114) 0
1868  113  2234 (110) 0
1869  104  2245 (106) 0
1870  97  2257 (100) 0
1871  92  2268 (94) 3
1872  93  2265 (90) 0
1873  97  2262 (84) 0
1874  103  2259 (77) 12
1875  108  2241 (79) 0
1876  120  2224 (78) 0
1877  134  2207 (76) 4
1878  159  2186 (74) 0
1879  175  2165 (69) 10
1880  211  2143 (70) 0
1881  256  2121 (67) 2
1882  310  2085 (63) 12
1883  375  2064 (66) 4
1884  411  2056 (70) 0
1885  431  2048 (71) 0
1886  434  2039 (70) 0
1887  448  2031 (65) 8
1888  473  2008 (66) 0
1889  515  1985 (63) 8
1890  545  1982 (64) 0
1891  562  1980 (60) 13
1892  558  1996 (62) 0
1893  545  2011 (58) 19
1894  545  2018 (64) 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, no. 12, 22 Mar. 1873, page 191
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1346, 10 July 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1701, 30 Apr. 1871, page 7
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1722, 24 Sep. 1871, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1755, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 4 June 1864
   [NYTr], 6 Nov. 1891
   [TG], vol. 29, no. 23, 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]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Hicks, Wm.H. (1) - Kittson, H.N. 1881         (c)     2   -   0
Pollock, W.H.K. - Hicks, Wm.H. (1) 1893         (f)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Montreal and Quebec 1865     Montréal - Québec Telegraphic Match    
  Hicks, Wm.H. (1) - White, John     2 - 1    
Montreal and Quebec 1871     Montréal - Québec Telegraphic Match    
  Hicks, Wm.H. (1) - White, John     3 - 0    
Montreal 1874     3rd Canadian Chess Association Congress     7  /  9
Montreal and Quebec 1874     Montreal - Quebec Telegraphic Match    
  Hicks, Wm.H. (1) - Champion, C.P.     2 - 1    
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, Wm.H. (1) - 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: 5 May 2020