Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  364  1883 (110) 15
1880  376  1892 (109) 0
1881  408  1900 (106) 0
1882  434  1909 (103) 0
1883  490  1917 (100) 0
1884  517  1926 (95) 0
1885  513  1934 (89) 0
1886  509  1943 (82) 0
1887  493  1952 (74) 9
1888  471  1954 (73) 0
1889  475  1957 (70) 5
1890  480  1971 (69) 4
1891  515  1954 (68) 9
1892  568  1922 (68) 8
1893  586  1916 (67) 9
1894  607  1899 (67) 10
1895  597  1877 (68) 11
1896  611  1859 (69) 13
1897  622  1832 (74) 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
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 99, 105, 111
   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: 2 May 2017