Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  209  2068 (129) 1
1871  203  2079 (125) 1
1872  211  2086 (124) 0
1873  215  2093 (123) 0
1874  203  2100 (121) 0
1875  203  2107 (119) 0
1876  214  2115 (116) 0
1877  193  2122 (113) 0
1878  187  2129 (109) 0
1879  183  2136 (105) 0
1880  195  2143 (100) 0
1881  207  2150 (95) 0
1882  217  2157 (88) 0
1883  238  2164 (80) 0
1884  233  2171 (70) 0
1885  238  2178 (58) 15
1886  257  2161 (61) 0
1887  291  2143 (60) 15
1888  301  2123 (72) 0
1889  325  2103 (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
   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
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    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020