Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  187  2070 (129) 1
1871  180  2081 (126) 1
1872  186  2087 (124) 0
1873  196  2094 (123) 0
1874  191  2101 (121) 0
1875  186  2108 (119) 0
1876  190  2115 (116) 0
1877  173  2122 (113) 0
1878  174  2129 (109) 0
1879  172  2135 (105) 0
1880  182  2142 (100) 0
1881  194  2149 (95) 0
1882  205  2156 (88) 0
1883  221  2163 (80) 0
1884  217  2170 (71) 0
1885  225  2176 (58) 15
1886  246  2159 (61) 0
1887  275  2141 (60) 15
1888  284  2121 (72) 0
1889  310  2101 (82) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hewitt, Thomas  
   Also known as: Sir Thomas Hewitt
Born: 1836
Died: 8 Jan. 1923
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth between 9-01-1836 and 8-01-1837. There was a player named 'Hewitt' at a tournament of the 'Stamford Institution' (in London?) in 1856 (Illustrated London News, 16 Feb. 1856, p.187)? Also, a 'Hewett' who was in the Westminster Club in 1868 (Illustrated London News, 9 May 1868, p.475).
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 131
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 961
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 172
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 67, 360
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 2, 13
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 145, 191, 195
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton, page 141
Periodicals
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Feb. 1869, page 155
   [CW], vol. 2, July 1866, page 154
   [CW], vol. 3, Mar. 1867, page 27
   [Era], vol. 29, 12 May 1867, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 48, 16 June 1866, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 50, 11 May 1867, page 482
   [ILN], vol. 70, 20 Jan. 1877, page 71
   [WP], vol. 1, July 1868, page 48
   [WP], vol. 2, 1 Feb. 1870, page 153
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1870, page 56
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 July 1871, page 47

Tournament data

London 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Smith, T. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Argall, H.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1885 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     7  /  15
London 1887 (3)     British Chess Club Handicap     7  /  15      odds player in pawn and move class
London 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Marett, C.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 May 2018