Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  182  2067 (129) 1
1871  179  2078 (126) 1
1872  185  2085 (124) 0
1873  189  2092 (123) 0
1874  184  2099 (121) 0
1875  183  2106 (119) 0
1876  194  2113 (116) 0
1877  175  2119 (113) 0
1878  175  2126 (109) 0
1879  174  2133 (105) 0
1880  182  2140 (100) 0
1881  199  2147 (95) 0
1882  203  2154 (88) 0
1883  220  2161 (80) 0
1884  218  2167 (71) 0
1885  227  2174 (58) 15
1886  245  2156 (61) 0
1887  278  2139 (60) 15
1888  285  2119 (72) 0
1889  308  2099 (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
   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
   [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. 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: 25 Mar. 2017