Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  135  2190 (120) 3
1866  134  2201 (117) 0
1867  128  2212 (114) 0
1868  115  2223 (110) 0
1869  109  2234 (106) 0
1870  98  2246 (101) 0
1871  91  2257 (94) 3
1872  92  2254 (90) 0
1873  102  2251 (85) 0
1874  98  2247 (77) 12
1875  115  2230 (79) 0
1876  129  2213 (79) 0
1877  143  2196 (76) 4
1878  164  2175 (74) 0
1879  178  2155 (69) 10
1880  210  2133 (70) 0
1881  262  2111 (68) 2
1882  317  2076 (63) 12
1883  375  2056 (66) 4
1884  415  2048 (70) 0
1885  430  2040 (71) 0
1886  434  2032 (70) 0
1887  450  2024 (65) 8
1888  473  2001 (66) 0
1889  514  1978 (64) 8
1890  536  1976 (64) 0
1891  554  1974 (60) 13
1892  550  1990 (62) 0
1893  541  2006 (58) 19
1894  536  2013 (65) 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
   [CIN], vol. 7, 22 Mar. 1873, page 191
   [Era], vol. 26, 10 July 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 33, 30 Apr. 1871, page 7
   [Era], vol. 34, 24 Sep. 1871, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 62, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 4 June 1864
   [NYTr], 6 Nov. 1891
   [TG], vol. 29, 26 Jan. 1872, page 3
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]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Hicks, Wm.H. (1) - Kittson, H.N. 1881         (c)     2   -   0
Pollock, W.H.K. - Hicks, Wm.H. (1) 1893         (f)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Montreal and Quebec 1865     Montréal - Québec Telegraphic Match    
  Hicks, Wm.H. (1) - White, John     2 - 1    
Montreal and Quebec 1871     Montréal - Québec Telegraphic Match    
  Hicks, Wm.H. (1) - White, John     3 - 0    
Montreal 1874     3rd Canadian Chess Association Congress     7  /  9
Montreal and Quebec 1874     Montreal - Quebec Telegraphic Match    
  Hicks, Wm.H. (1) - Champion, C.P.     2 - 1    
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, Wm.H. (1) - 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 May 2020