Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  203  2064 (129) 1
1871  198  2075 (125) 1
1872  207  2082 (124) 0
1873  215  2089 (123) 0
1874  208  2097 (121) 0
1875  207  2104 (119) 0
1876  215  2111 (116) 0
1877  190  2118 (113) 0
1878  184  2125 (109) 0
1879  180  2132 (105) 0
1880  191  2139 (100) 0
1881  202  2146 (95) 0
1882  212  2153 (88) 0
1883  232  2160 (80) 0
1884  225  2167 (71) 0
1885  233  2174 (58) 15
1886  256  2156 (61) 0
1887  280  2139 (60) 15
1888  290  2119 (72) 0
1889  311  2099 (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
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Feb. 1869, page 155
   [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. 2, 1 Feb. 1870, page 153
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1870, page 56
   [WP], vol. 4, 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 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     7  /  15
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    


Player information updated: 16 May 2018