Hookham, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1879  377  1878 (110) 15
1880  387  1887 (108) 0
1881  421  1896 (106) 0
1882  459  1905 (103) 0
1883  516  1913 (99) 0
1884  536  1922 (94) 0
1885  519  1931 (89) 0
1886  513  1939 (82) 0
1887  499  1948 (73) 9
1888  480  1952 (72) 0
1889  482  1955 (70) 5
1890  482  1969 (68) 4
1891  521  1953 (66) 9
1892  568  1922 (66) 8
1893  589  1916 (66) 9
1894  611  1898 (66) 10
1895  599  1876 (66) 11
1896  613  1859 (68) 13
1897  630  1832 (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