Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  137  2191 (120) 3
1866  134  2202 (117) 0
1867  130  2213 (114) 0
1868  113  2225 (110) 0
1869  106  2236 (106) 0
1870  97  2247 (101) 0
1871  90  2258 (94) 3
1872  89  2255 (90) 0
1873  100  2252 (85) 0
1874  99  2249 (77) 12
1875  112  2232 (79) 0
1876  127  2214 (79) 0
1877  141  2197 (76) 4
1878  162  2177 (74) 0
1879  179  2156 (69) 10
1880  209  2134 (70) 0
1881  260  2112 (68) 2
1882  319  2077 (63) 12
1883  379  2057 (66) 4
1884  417  2048 (70) 0
1885  428  2040 (71) 0
1886  432  2032 (70) 0
1887  452  2024 (65) 8
1888  471  2001 (66) 0
1889  513  1978 (64) 8
1890  537  1976 (64) 0
1891  554  1974 (60) 13
1892  549  1989 (62) 0
1893  542  2005 (58) 19
1894  533  2012 (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, no. 12, 22 Mar. 1873, page 191
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1346, 10 July 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1701, 30 Apr. 1871, page 7
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1722, 24 Sep. 1871, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1755, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 4 June 1864
   [NYTr], 6 Nov. 1891
   [TG], vol. 29, no. 23, 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