Hewitt, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  185  2067 (129) 1
1871  182  2078 (126) 1
1872  185  2085 (124) 0
1873  192  2092 (123) 0
1874  188  2099 (121) 0
1875  185  2106 (119) 0
1876  194  2112 (116) 0
1877  174  2119 (113) 0
1878  176  2126 (109) 0
1879  175  2133 (105) 0
1880  185  2140 (100) 0
1881  200  2146 (95) 0
1882  205  2153 (88) 0
1883  222  2160 (80) 0
1884  219  2167 (71) 0
1885  229  2174 (58) 15
1886  249  2156 (61) 0
1887  278  2138 (60) 15
1888  286  2118 (72) 0
1889  312  2098 (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
   [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. 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 Jul. 2017