Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  185  2069 (129) 1
1871  180  2080 (126) 1
1872  186  2087 (124) 0
1873  196  2093 (123) 0
1874  190  2100 (121) 0
1875  185  2107 (119) 0
1876  193  2114 (116) 0
1877  174  2121 (113) 0
1878  174  2128 (109) 0
1879  174  2135 (105) 0
1880  185  2141 (100) 0
1881  195  2148 (95) 0
1882  205  2155 (88) 0
1883  221  2162 (80) 0
1884  217  2169 (71) 0
1885  225  2176 (58) 15
1886  245  2158 (61) 0
1887  276  2140 (60) 15
1888  286  2120 (72) 0
1889  310  2100 (82) 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
   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
   [CW], vol. 2, July 1866, page 154
   [CW], vol. 3, Mar. 1867, page 27
   [Era], vol. 29, 12 May 1867, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 48, 16 June 1866, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 50, 11 May 1867, page 482
   [ILN], vol. 70, 20 Jan. 1877, page 71
   [WP], vol. 1, July 1868, page 48
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1870, page 56
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 July 1871, page 47

Tournament data

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


Player information updated: 21 Sept. 2017