Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  407  1895 (109) 15
1880  415  1904 (107) 0
1881  466  1914 (105) 0
1882  492  1923 (102) 0
1883  533  1933 (98) 0
1884  557  1943 (93) 0
1885  551  1952 (88) 0
1886  539  1962 (81) 0
1887  515  1971 (72) 9
1888  498  1978 (71) 0
1889  495  1984 (68) 5
1890  497  1997 (66) 4
1891  532  1981 (64) 9
1892  600  1949 (64) 8
1893  619  1943 (64) 9
1894  646  1926 (63) 10
1895  634  1904 (63) 11
1896  657  1887 (65) 13
1897  683  1859 (70) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 216
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: 5 May 2020