Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  234  2055 (129) 1
1871  235  2066 (126) 1
1872  238  2072 (124) 0
1873  240  2079 (123) 0
1874  233  2085 (121) 0
1875  228  2092 (119) 0
1876  239  2098 (116) 0
1877  223  2105 (113) 0
1878  219  2111 (109) 0
1879  216  2118 (105) 0
1880  224  2124 (100) 0
1881  240  2131 (94) 0
1882  252  2137 (88) 0
1883  277  2144 (80) 0
1884  284  2150 (70) 0
1885  277  2157 (57) 15
1886  305  2130 (59) 1
1887  331  2118 (58) 15
1888  348  2095 (70) 0
1889  383  2072 (79) 1
1890  419  2058 (88) 0
1891  447  2044 (95) 0
1892  499  2030 (102) 0
1893  539  2016 (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
   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: 22 Jul. 2020