Hopkins, A. Bassett




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  680  1869 (185) 1
1885  655  1867 (186) 0
1886  652  1865 (188) 0
1887  627  1862 (189) 0
1888  617  1860 (190) 0
1889  616  1858 (191) 0
1890  643  1855 (193) 0
1891  645  1853 (194) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hopkins, Albert Bassett  
   Also known as: Bassett-Hopkins
Born: 1848
Died: 9 July 1914
 
Notes:
The names 'A.B. Hopkins' and 'Bassett Hopkins' both appear as members of the City of London Club (for example in the Chess Player's Chronicle of 26 Nov. 1884, p.225, where both appear). Sometimes it is hyphenated as 'Bassett-Hopkins' (for example, in the British Chess Magazine of Jun. 1891, p.271). It seems likely that these are the same person, but, confusingly, the Deutsches Wohenschach of 5 July 1891 (p.227) has 'R.F. Basset-Hopkins'. However, this source has errors in the initials for several other British players, so the initials 'R.F.' seem to be in error. Albert Bassett Hopkins was a London barrister. A short biography is given on the London Wiki site. It gives date of birth as 'c1848'.
 
References
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 8, 26 Nov. 1884, page 225
   [ETAd], vol. 39, 4 Dec. 1901, page 2
   [LW], 13 Dec. 1884, page 585
Web
   [Albert Bassett Hopkins]

Tournament data

London, England 1884 (12)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Hopkins, A.B. - Barnett, R.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Paris 1891     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Hopkins, A.B. - de Sousa, C.A.B.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2020