Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  390  1877 (110) 15
1880  397  1886 (108) 0
1881  432  1894 (106) 0
1882  466  1903 (103) 0
1883  522  1912 (99) 0
1884  537  1921 (94) 0
1885  525  1930 (89) 0
1886  516  1939 (82) 0
1887  501  1948 (73) 9
1888  483  1952 (72) 0
1889  484  1957 (69) 5
1890  485  1970 (68) 4
1891  524  1954 (66) 9
1892  571  1922 (66) 8
1893  589  1916 (66) 9
1894  616  1898 (66) 10
1895  603  1876 (66) 11
1896  622  1858 (67) 13
1897  636  1831 (72) 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