Hamel, Julius




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  224  1980 (120) 10
1867  227  1972 (123) 0
1868  222  1964 (126) 0
1869  226  1956 (129) 0
1870  263  1948 (131) 0
1871  278  1940 (133) 0
1872  283  1932 (134) 0
1873  317  1924 (136) 0
1874  320  1916 (137) 0
1875  336  1908 (138) 0
1876  354  1900 (138) 0
1877  350  1892 (139) 0
1878  364  1884 (139) 0
1879  364  1876 (139) 1
1880  384  1872 (140) 1
1881  432  1860 (143) 0
1882  489  1849 (145) 0
1883  561  1837 (148) 0
1884  629  1826 (150) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hamel, Julius  
Born: 1822
Died: 14 May 1894
 
Notes:
I assume the 'Hamel' mentioned by Staunton as being in Melbourne in 1857 and the 'Hamel' who played in the Victoria Chess Association tournament in Melbourne in 1866 are the same as the 'Julius Hamel' who played for Melbourne from 1879 to 1884 at least. Tim Harding (personal communication) gives the birth and death dates, and the date of his emigration to Australia (Nov. 1852). The cover of the May 1854 issue of the Chess Player's Chronicle lists 'J. Hamel' as Secretary of the Nottingham Club, but this must be an error, as Julius Hamel was then in Australia.
 
References
Periodicals
   [Aus], vol. 1, 14 Apr. 1866, page 44
   [CPC], vol. 3, Jan. 1855, page cover
   [Era], vol. 20, 22 Nov. 1857, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 31, 26 Dec. 1857, page 642
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [1879 NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match]
   Dunn, Paul.  [9th NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1880]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Sigismund Hamel]

Tournament data

Melbourne 1866     Victorian Tournament    
  Hamel, J. - Stephen, R.     1 - 3    
  Hamel, J. - Goldsmith, L.     3 - 2          Hamel, J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Hamel, J. - Fleming, A.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1879     8th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Hamel, J. - Fisher, C.M.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1880     9th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Hamel, J. - Ridley, W.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1884     11th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Hamel, J. - Channon, Jo.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 24 May 2014