Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  125  2181 (123) 3
1866  129  2192 (121) 0
1867  125  2203 (118) 0
1868  111  2214 (115) 0
1869  107  2225 (111) 0
1870  99  2236 (106) 0
1871  90  2247 (100) 3
1872  97  2244 (97) 0
1873  100  2241 (92) 0
1874  99  2237 (86) 9
1875  119  2218 (86) 0
1876  130  2200 (85) 0
1877  138  2181 (82) 4
1878  162  2158 (80) 0
1879  178  2134 (75) 10
1880  224  2105 (77) 0
1881  277  2076 (75) 0
1882  317  2046 (70) 12
1883  382  2030 (72) 4
1884  408  2023 (75) 0
1885  430  2016 (76) 0
1886  428  2010 (74) 0
1887  439  2003 (69) 8
1888  450  1984 (70) 0
1889  478  1964 (67) 8
1890  501  1962 (68) 0
1891  518  1959 (64) 13
1892  518  1977 (66) 0
1893  508  1995 (63) 18
1894  509  2002 (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