Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  226  2055 (129) 1
1871  215  2065 (126) 1
1872  224  2072 (124) 0
1873  232  2078 (123) 0
1874  226  2085 (121) 0
1875  223  2091 (119) 0
1876  232  2098 (116) 0
1877  218  2105 (113) 0
1878  213  2111 (109) 0
1879  208  2118 (105) 0
1880  218  2124 (100) 0
1881  236  2131 (94) 0
1882  247  2137 (88) 0
1883  274  2144 (80) 0
1884  282  2151 (70) 0
1885  275  2157 (57) 15
1886  302  2131 (59) 1
1887  326  2118 (58) 15
1888  336  2095 (70) 0
1889  373  2072 (79) 1
1890  409  2058 (88) 0
1891  432  2044 (95) 0
1892  482  2030 (102) 0
1893  525  2017 (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, no. 5, Feb. 1869, page 155
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 5, July 1866, page 154
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 1, Mar. 1867, page 27
   [Era], vol. 29, no. 1494, 12 May 1867, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1375, 16 June 1866, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 50, no. 1426, 11 May 1867, page 482
   [ILN], vol. 70, no. 1958, 20 Jan. 1877, page 71
   [WP], vol. 1, no. 4, July 1868, page 48
   [WP], vol. 2, no. 10, 1 Feb. 1870, page 153
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 28, 1 Aug. 1870, page 56
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 3, 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