Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  132  2211 (119) 3
1866  130  2222 (116) 0
1867  121  2234 (113) 0
1868  112  2245 (109) 0
1869  103  2257 (105) 0
1870  98  2268 (99) 0
1871  97  2280 (93) 3
1872  99  2277 (89) 0
1873  103  2274 (83) 0
1874  107  2272 (75) 12
1875  119  2253 (77) 0
1876  125  2235 (77) 0
1877  134  2217 (74) 4
1878  155  2196 (72) 0
1879  180  2175 (67) 10
1880  210  2151 (69) 0
1881  255  2127 (66) 2
1882  310  2090 (62) 12
1883  382  2068 (65) 4
1884  421  2059 (69) 0
1885  450  2049 (70) 0
1886  455  2040 (69) 0
1887  474  2031 (64) 8
1888  509  2007 (65) 0
1889  544  1983 (62) 8
1890  582  1980 (63) 0
1891  597  1976 (59) 13
1892  602  1991 (60) 0
1893  588  2006 (56) 19
1894  586  2012 (63) 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