Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  223  2058 (129) 1
1871  211  2069 (126) 1
1872  223  2075 (124) 0
1873  230  2082 (123) 0
1874  224  2088 (121) 0
1875  225  2095 (119) 0
1876  233  2102 (116) 0
1877  216  2108 (113) 0
1878  208  2115 (109) 0
1879  203  2121 (105) 0
1880  213  2128 (100) 0
1881  229  2134 (94) 0
1882  238  2141 (88) 0
1883  262  2148 (80) 0
1884  265  2154 (70) 0
1885  268  2161 (57) 15
1886  295  2134 (59) 1
1887  316  2122 (58) 15
1888  330  2099 (70) 0
1889  367  2076 (79) 1
1890  397  2062 (88) 0
1891  422  2048 (95) 0
1892  470  2034 (102) 0
1893  512  2020 (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