Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  200  2068 (129) 1
1871  192  2079 (126) 1
1872  200  2086 (124) 0
1873  206  2093 (123) 0
1874  200  2100 (121) 0
1875  197  2106 (119) 0
1876  198  2113 (116) 0
1877  180  2120 (113) 0
1878  177  2127 (109) 0
1879  173  2134 (105) 0
1880  188  2141 (100) 0
1881  199  2147 (95) 0
1882  208  2154 (88) 0
1883  226  2161 (80) 0
1884  221  2168 (71) 0
1885  228  2175 (58) 15
1886  253  2157 (61) 0
1887  278  2139 (60) 15
1888  288  2119 (72) 0
1889  312  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
   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