Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  397  1896 (109) 15
1880  407  1906 (107) 0
1881  459  1915 (105) 0
1882  486  1925 (102) 0
1883  525  1934 (98) 0
1884  542  1944 (94) 0
1885  536  1953 (88) 0
1886  527  1963 (81) 0
1887  509  1972 (72) 9
1888  491  1978 (71) 0
1889  488  1984 (68) 5
1890  488  1998 (66) 4
1891  519  1981 (64) 9
1892  588  1949 (64) 8
1893  606  1943 (64) 9
1894  639  1926 (63) 10
1895  626  1904 (63) 11
1896  654  1887 (65) 13
1897  673  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