Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  413  1890 (109) 15
1880  429  1899 (107) 0
1881  486  1909 (105) 0
1882  512  1918 (102) 0
1883  563  1928 (98) 0
1884  583  1937 (93) 0
1885  568  1947 (88) 0
1886  553  1956 (81) 0
1887  534  1966 (72) 9
1888  517  1972 (71) 0
1889  514  1978 (68) 5
1890  515  1992 (66) 4
1891  550  1975 (64) 9
1892  611  1943 (64) 8
1893  632  1936 (63) 9
1894  663  1920 (63) 10
1895  671  1898 (63) 11
1896  683  1881 (64) 13
1897  713  1852 (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, 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     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