Hicks, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  133  2190 (123) 3
1866  134  2201 (121) 0
1867  124  2212 (118) 0
1868  112  2223 (115) 0
1869  105  2234 (111) 0
1870  93  2245 (106) 0
1871  88  2257 (100) 3
1872  91  2253 (97) 0
1873  97  2250 (92) 0
1874  95  2247 (85) 9
1875  114  2228 (86) 0
1876  127  2210 (85) 0
1877  140  2191 (82) 4
1878  154  2168 (80) 0
1879  174  2144 (75) 10
1880  219  2115 (76) 0
1881  284  2086 (75) 0
1882  327  2057 (70) 12
1883  384  2041 (72) 4
1884  407  2035 (75) 0
1885  428  2029 (75) 0
1886  426  2023 (73) 0
1887  440  2017 (68) 8
1888  463  1998 (70) 0
1889  490  1979 (67) 8
1890  512  1977 (67) 0
1891  526  1976 (64) 13
1892  521  1994 (65) 0
1893  506  2013 (62) 18
1894  505  2020 (68) 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]

Tournament data

Montreal and Quebec 1865     Montreal - Quebec 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
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: 25 Jun. 2019