Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  390  1844 (114) 15
1880  397  1856 (112) 0
1881  429  1868 (109) 0
1882  464  1881 (105) 0
1883  522  1893 (101) 0
1884  545  1906 (96) 0
1885  534  1918 (91) 0
1886  515  1930 (83) 0
1887  498  1943 (75) 9
1888  478  1947 (74) 0
1889  480  1951 (71) 5
1890  480  1965 (70) 4
1891  516  1949 (68) 9
1892  559  1918 (68) 8
1893  581  1915 (68) 9
1894  602  1899 (68) 10
1895  586  1879 (68) 11
1896  609  1862 (69) 13
1897  617  1835 (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