Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  137  2154 (124) 3
1866  144  2160 (122) 0
1867  142  2167 (120) 0
1868  136  2173 (117) 0
1869  127  2180 (114) 0
1870  130  2186 (110) 0
1871  121  2193 (106) 0
1872  118  2199 (101) 0
1873  118  2206 (95) 0
1874  110  2212 (87) 9
1875  130  2198 (87) 0
1876  145  2184 (86) 0
1877  140  2170 (83) 4
1878  158  2149 (81) 0
1879  178  2129 (76) 10
1880  222  2100 (77) 0
1881  271  2072 (75) 0
1882  315  2043 (70) 12
1883  379  2027 (72) 4
1884  403  2021 (75) 0
1885  427  2015 (76) 0
1886  426  2009 (74) 0
1887  435  2003 (69) 8
1888  445  1983 (70) 0
1889  473  1963 (68) 8
1890  494  1961 (68) 0
1891  512  1959 (64) 13
1892  506  1977 (66) 0
1893  497  1994 (63) 18
1894  494  2001 (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
   [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
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: 10 Aug. 2018