Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  128  2155 (124) 3
1866  133  2161 (122) 0
1867  135  2168 (120) 0
1868  124  2174 (117) 0
1869  116  2181 (114) 0
1870  120  2187 (110) 0
1871  110  2194 (106) 0
1872  110  2200 (101) 0
1873  110  2207 (95) 0
1874  105  2213 (87) 9
1875  118  2199 (88) 0
1876  138  2185 (86) 0
1877  137  2171 (83) 4
1878  157  2150 (81) 0
1879  174  2130 (76) 10
1880  218  2101 (77) 0
1881  266  2073 (75) 0
1882  311  2044 (70) 12
1883  373  2029 (72) 4
1884  399  2022 (75) 0
1885  420  2016 (76) 0
1886  420  2010 (74) 0
1887  430  2004 (69) 8
1888  443  1984 (70) 0
1889  471  1964 (68) 8
1890  492  1962 (68) 0
1891  508  1960 (64) 13
1892  506  1978 (66) 0
1893  496  1995 (63) 18
1894  494  2003 (69) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hicks, William Henry  
   Also known as: Prof. William Henry Hicks
Born: 17 Nov. 1816
Died: 1899
 
Notes:
The Canadian Chess website gives birth year 1817. Gaige gives birth date 17-11-1816.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 149
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 173
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 37, 338
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 12
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 161
   Walker, New Jersey Chess Association, page 10
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 27
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 26, 10 July 1864, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 62, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 4 June 1864
   [NYTr], 6 Nov. 1891
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Closed]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: William Hicks]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

Tournament data

Montreal and Quebec 1865     Montreal - Quebec Telegraphic Match    
  Hicks, W.H. - White, John     2 - 1    
Montreal 1874     3rd Canadian Chess Association Congress     7  /  9
Quebec 1877     6th Canadian Championship     3.5  /  4
Montreal 1879     7th Canadian Chess Championship Tournament     8.5  /  12
Quebec 1882     10th Canadian Championship Tournament     7.5  /  13
Montreal 1883     11th Canadian Championship     2  /  5
Montreal 1887     14th Canadian Championship     4  /  8
Montreal 1889     16th Canadian Championship     1  /  8
Montreal 1891     18th Canadian Championship     2  /  12
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Hicks, W.H. - Ford, E.A.     0 - 1    
Montreal 1893 (2)     1st Montreal Club Championship     7.5  /  18
Montreal 1894     21st Canadian Championship     3  /  10


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017