Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  125  2160 (124) 3
1866  129  2166 (122) 0
1867  128  2173 (120) 0
1868  120  2180 (117) 0
1869  113  2186 (114) 0
1870  115  2193 (110) 0
1871  107  2199 (106) 0
1872  104  2206 (101) 0
1873  107  2212 (95) 0
1874  103  2219 (87) 9
1875  117  2205 (88) 0
1876  127  2191 (86) 0
1877  134  2176 (83) 4
1878  154  2156 (81) 0
1879  172  2136 (76) 10
1880  210  2108 (77) 0
1881  264  2079 (75) 0
1882  303  2051 (70) 12
1883  360  2035 (72) 4
1884  382  2029 (75) 0
1885  408  2023 (76) 0
1886  410  2018 (74) 0
1887  423  2012 (69) 8
1888  430  1992 (70) 0
1889  455  1973 (68) 8
1890  473  1971 (68) 0
1891  486  1970 (65) 13
1892  489  1987 (66) 0
1893  480  2005 (63) 18
1894  482  2013 (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