Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  224  2057 (129) 1
1871  212  2067 (126) 1
1872  221  2074 (124) 0
1873  231  2081 (123) 0
1874  225  2087 (121) 0
1875  223  2094 (119) 0
1876  231  2100 (116) 0
1877  217  2107 (113) 0
1878  211  2113 (109) 0
1879  205  2120 (105) 0
1880  215  2127 (100) 0
1881  234  2133 (94) 0
1882  245  2140 (88) 0
1883  268  2146 (80) 0
1884  274  2153 (70) 0
1885  273  2159 (57) 15
1886  300  2133 (59) 1
1887  324  2121 (58) 15
1888  332  2098 (70) 0
1889  372  2074 (79) 1
1890  404  2060 (88) 0
1891  432  2046 (95) 0
1892  480  2033 (102) 0
1893  521  2019 (107) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 61, 66, 315, 576
   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, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Smith, T. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Argall, H.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     7  /  15
Paris 1886 (2)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Istel (1)     0 - 1    
London, England 1887 (3)     British Chess Club Handicap     7  /  15      odds player in pawn and move class
London, England 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Marett, C.     0 - 1    
Paris 1893     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Hewitt, T. - Chaseray, C.E.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2020