Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  390  1835 (115) 15
1880  399  1847 (112) 0
1881  434  1859 (110) 0
1882  468  1871 (106) 0
1883  528  1883 (102) 0
1884  560  1895 (97) 0
1885  546  1907 (92) 0
1886  527  1919 (85) 0
1887  507  1931 (76) 9
1888  486  1935 (75) 0
1889  489  1939 (72) 5
1890  482  1953 (70) 4
1891  521  1937 (69) 9
1892  557  1906 (69) 8
1893  584  1902 (68) 9
1894  608  1886 (68) 10
1895  586  1866 (69) 11
1896  605  1849 (70) 13
1897  619  1822 (75) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hookham, Henry  
Born: 22 Oct. 1824
Died: 24 Nov. 1898
 
Notes:
Gaige says born 22?-10-1824. The Sunday Times of 19 Dec. 1858 (p.10) mentions a Hookham playing in London. Was this the New Zealand player of the 1880s and 1890s?
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 178
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 212
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 2, Jan. 1860, page 10
   [ST], 19 Dec. 1858, page 10

Tournament data

Christchurch 1879     1st New Zealand Championship     10  /  14
  Hookham, H. - Hay, D.R.     1 - 0    
Adelaide 1887     2nd Australian Championship     3  /  9
Christchurch 1889     2nd New Zealand Championship     2.5  /  5
Dunedin 1890     3rd New Zealand Championship     3.5  /  4
  Hookham, H. - Barnes, R.J.     1 - 0    
Wellington 1891     4th New Zealand Championship     6  /  9
Auckland 1892     5th New Zealand Championship     3.5  /  8
Christchurch 1893     6th New Zealand Championship     6.5  /  9
Dunedin 1894     7th New Zealand Championship     6.5  /  10
Wellington 1895     8th New Zealand Championship     6.5  /  11
Wanganui 1896     9th New Zealand Championship     8  /  13
Christchurch 1897     10th New Zealand Championship     3.5  /  10


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016