Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  260  2039 (129) 1
1871  264  2050 (125) 1
1872  269  2057 (124) 0
1873  268  2064 (122) 0
1874  278  2071 (121) 0
1875  282  2078 (118) 0
1876  271  2085 (116) 0
1877  244  2092 (113) 0
1878  240  2099 (109) 0
1879  238  2106 (105) 0
1880  245  2113 (100) 0
1881  260  2120 (94) 0
1882  264  2127 (88) 0
1883  286  2134 (80) 0
1884  303  2141 (70) 0
1885  296  2148 (57) 15
1886  324  2122 (59) 1
1887  348  2110 (58) 15
1888  373  2087 (70) 0
1889  410  2064 (79) 1
1890  451  2050 (88) 0
1891  483  2036 (95) 0
1892  535  2023 (102) 0
1893  568  2009 (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