Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  125  2159 (124) 3
1866  127  2166 (122) 0
1867  128  2172 (120) 0
1868  119  2179 (117) 0
1869  112  2185 (114) 0
1870  116  2192 (110) 0
1871  107  2198 (106) 0
1872  105  2205 (101) 0
1873  107  2211 (95) 0
1874  103  2218 (87) 9
1875  117  2204 (88) 0
1876  127  2190 (86) 0
1877  134  2175 (83) 4
1878  154  2155 (81) 0
1879  171  2135 (76) 10
1880  208  2107 (77) 0
1881  262  2078 (75) 0
1882  302  2050 (70) 12
1883  359  2034 (72) 4
1884  381  2028 (75) 0
1885  405  2022 (76) 0
1886  411  2016 (74) 0
1887  423  2011 (69) 8
1888  427  1991 (70) 0
1889  452  1972 (68) 8
1890  469  1970 (68) 0
1891  481  1968 (65) 13
1892  484  1986 (66) 0
1893  479  2004 (63) 18
1894  478  2011 (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