Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  252  2044 (129) 1
1871  251  2055 (126) 1
1872  253  2062 (124) 0
1873  252  2069 (123) 0
1874  263  2076 (121) 0
1875  256  2083 (119) 0
1876  253  2090 (116) 0
1877  237  2097 (113) 0
1878  229  2104 (109) 0
1879  222  2111 (105) 0
1880  233  2118 (100) 0
1881  251  2125 (95) 0
1882  256  2132 (88) 0
1883  277  2139 (80) 0
1884  298  2146 (70) 0
1885  289  2153 (57) 15
1886  320  2126 (59) 1
1887  342  2114 (58) 15
1888  363  2091 (70) 0
1889  392  2068 (79) 1
1890  436  2054 (88) 0
1891  460  2041 (95) 0
1892  519  2027 (102) 0
1893  558  2013 (107) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hewitt, Thomas  
   Also known as: Sir Thomas Hewitt
Born: 1836
Died: 8 Jan. 1923
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth between 9-01-1836 and 8-01-1837. There was a player named 'Hewitt' at a tournament of the 'Stamford Institution' (in London?) in 1856 (Illustrated London News, 16 Feb. 1856, p.187)? Also, a 'Hewett' who was in the Westminster Club in 1868 (Illustrated London News, 9 May 1868, p.475).
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 131
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 961
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 172
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 67, 360
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 61, 66, 315, 576
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 122, 125
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 2, 13
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 145, 191, 195
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton, page 141
Periodicals
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 5, Feb. 1869, page 155
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 5, July 1866, page 154
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 1, Mar. 1867, page 27
   [Era], vol. 29, no. 1494, 12 May 1867, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1375, 16 June 1866, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 50, no. 1426, 11 May 1867, page 482
   [ILN], vol. 70, no. 1958, 20 Jan. 1877, page 71
   [WP], vol. 1, no. 4, July 1868, page 48
   [WP], vol. 2, no. 10, 1 Feb. 1870, page 153
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 28, 1 Aug. 1870, page 56
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 3, 1 July 1871, page 47

Tournament data

London, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Smith, T. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Argall, H.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (9)     British Chess Association Tournament     7  /  15
Paris 1886 (2)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Istel (1)     0 - 1    
London, England 1887 (3)     British Chess Club Handicap     7  /  15      odds player in pawn and move class
London, England 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Marett, C.     0 - 1    
Paris 1893     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Chaseray, C.E.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022