Hamel, Sigismund




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  177  2116 (82) 5
1867  170  2128 (78) 9
1868  163  2135 (83) 0
1869  162  2142 (86) 0
1870  164  2149 (89) 0
1871  155  2155 (90) 2
1872  165  2146 (94) 0
1873  177  2138 (98) 0
1874  186  2129 (101) 0
1875  198  2120 (103) 0
1876  225  2111 (105) 0
1877  221  2102 (105) 0
1878  238  2093 (106) 0
1879  248  2084 (105) 0
1880  266  2075 (105) 0
1881  308  2066 (103) 2
1882  331  2061 (106) 1
1883  373  2061 (110) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hamel, Sigismund  
   Also known as: von Hamel
Born: 1823
Died: 17 May 1897
 
Notes:
Date of death from Tim Harding (who says the probate is available).
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 160
   Harding, Doctoral thesis, page 154
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 231
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 54, 104, 216
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 288, 372
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 148
Periodicals
   [BLL], 31 Oct. 1847, page 8
   [CPM], vol. 1, Nov. 1863, page 137
   [CPM], vol. 2, Jan. 1864, page 4
   [CPM], vol. 2, Sep. 1866, page 280
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Sep. 1867, page 287
   [Era], vol. 26, 31 July 1864, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 43, 17 Oct. 1863, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 59, 2 Dec. 1871, page 531
   [ILN], vol. 63, 4 Oct. 1873, page 327
   [ILN], vol. 64, 25 Apr. 1874, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 65, 10 Oct. 1874, page 355
   [ILN], vol. 65, 26 Dec. 1874, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 66, 23 Jan. 1875, page 91
   [ILN], vol. 66, 6 Mar. 1875, page 235
   [ILN], vol. 67, 28 Aug. 1875, page 215
   [ILN], vol. 67, 20 Nov. 1875, page 518
   [ILN], vol. 70, 27 Jan. 1877, page 95
   [ILN], vol. 70, 24 Mar. 1877, page 287
   [ILN], vol. 71, 17 Nov. 1877, page 487
   [Reg], vol. 2, July 1850, page 216
   [Str], vol. 2, 15 June 1868, page 116
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 Nov. 1872, page 96
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Family Life of Grandmaster Gunsberg], page 2
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1865: 1st Redcar Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Sigismund Hamel]
   Richmond, Robert.  [Notts News: The Gentlemanly World of Nottingham Chess Club], page 3
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Hamel, S. - Matfeld 1863         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Redcar 1866 (2)     North Yorkshire and Durham Chess Association - 2nd Class Tournament     8  /  11
Dundee 1867 (1)     Dundee Tournament     2  /  9
Liverpool 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Soul, C.     2 - 0    
Derby 1881     Manchester Athenaeum - Nottingham Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - von Zabern, T.     0.5 - 1.5    
Nottingham 1882 (1)     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Phillips, F.E.     0 - 1    
Nottingham 1883     Nottingham - Derby Club Match    
  Hamel, S. - Balson, H.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020