Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  415  1924 (108) 15
1880  424  1933 (106) 0
1881  470  1942 (104) 0
1882  490  1951 (101) 0
1883  545  1960 (97) 0
1884  568  1969 (92) 0
1885  562  1977 (86) 0
1886  533  1986 (79) 0
1887  509  1995 (70) 9
1888  493  2002 (69) 0
1889  487  2009 (66) 5
1890  482  2023 (65) 4
1891  524  2008 (62) 9
1892  619  1976 (62) 8
1893  634  1969 (62) 9
1894  668  1951 (61) 10
1895  698  1928 (61) 11
1896  703  1911 (62) 13
1897  746  1882 (68) 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, no. 13, Jan. 1860, page 10
   [ST], no. 1861, 19 Dec. 1858, page 10

Tournament data

Christchurch 1879     1st New Zealand Championship     10  /  14
  Hookham, H. - Hay, D.R.     1 - 0    
Adelaide 1887 (1)     Australian Jubilee Congress - Major Tournament     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