Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  142  2165 (120) 3
1866  149  2176 (118) 0
1867  138  2187 (115) 0
1868  132  2198 (111) 0
1869  119  2209 (107) 0
1870  120  2220 (101) 0
1871  102  2230 (95) 3
1872  111  2227 (91) 0
1873  114  2223 (85) 0
1874  114  2220 (78) 12
1875  133  2202 (80) 0
1876  150  2184 (80) 0
1877  155  2167 (77) 4
1878  172  2146 (75) 0
1879  192  2125 (70) 10
1880  234  2103 (71) 0
1881  289  2081 (69) 2
1882  331  2046 (64) 12
1883  403  2028 (67) 4
1884  427  2023 (71) 0
1885  452  2019 (72) 0
1886  444  2014 (70) 0
1887  452  2009 (65) 8
1888  476  1990 (67) 0
1889  508  1970 (64) 8
1890  531  1969 (64) 0
1891  546  1969 (61) 13
1892  538  1985 (62) 0
1893  530  2002 (59) 19
1894  525  2010 (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