Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  407  1896 (109) 15
1880  416  1905 (107) 0
1881  466  1915 (105) 0
1882  492  1924 (102) 0
1883  534  1934 (98) 0
1884  558  1944 (93) 0
1885  550  1953 (88) 0
1886  539  1963 (81) 0
1887  515  1972 (72) 9
1888  498  1979 (71) 0
1889  495  1985 (68) 5
1890  498  1998 (66) 4
1891  532  1982 (64) 9
1892  601  1950 (64) 8
1893  619  1944 (64) 9
1894  646  1927 (63) 10
1895  634  1905 (63) 11
1896  657  1888 (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