Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  415  1909 (108) 15
1880  425  1918 (106) 0
1881  471  1927 (104) 0
1882  495  1935 (101) 0
1883  550  1944 (97) 0
1884  571  1953 (92) 0
1885  570  1962 (87) 0
1886  541  1970 (79) 0
1887  523  1979 (70) 9
1888  507  1986 (70) 0
1889  495  1993 (67) 5
1890  495  2008 (65) 4
1891  539  1992 (63) 9
1892  611  1960 (63) 8
1893  634  1953 (63) 9
1894  674  1934 (62) 10
1895  694  1911 (62) 11
1896  708  1892 (64) 13
1897  755  1863 (69) 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