Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

John William Hampton
Number of games in database: 7
Years covered: 1868
Overall record: +2 -4 =1 (35.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

Most played openings
C44 King's Pawn Game (2 games)

Search Sacrifice Explorer for John William Hampton
Search Google for John William Hampton

(born Oct-27-1808, died Feb-04-1873, 64 years old) United Kingdom

[what is this?]

John William Hampton (often referred to as W. Hampton or William Hampton) was born in Calcutta, Bengal in 1808. He was a member of St. George's Chess Club in London, and a younger brother of Thomas Inglis Hampton.

Last updated: 2017-06-09 09:03:03

 page 1 of 1; 7 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Cuthbertson vs J W Hampton  0-1381868BCA-02.Challenge CupC39 King's Gambit Accepted
2. J W Hampton vs R Wormald 0-1401868BCA-02.Challenge CupC44 King's Pawn Game
3. J Lord vs J W Hampton  0-1331868BCA-02.Challenge CupC70 Ruy Lopez
4. J W Hampton vs Bird 0-1411868BCA-02.Challenge CupC44 King's Pawn Game
5. G MacDonnell vs J W Hampton  ½-½331868BCA-02.Challenge Cup+C67 Ruy Lopez
6. J W Hampton vs Owen 0-1391868BCA-02.Challenge CupB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
7. Blackburne vs J W Hampton  1-0411868BCA-02.Challenge CupC45 Scotch Game
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Hampton wins | Hampton loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: To distinguish him from his brother Thomas Inglis Hampton :

1808: John William Hampton b. 27 Oct 1808 in Calcutta, Bengal (India):

1838: Marriage 1 January between (John) William Hampton, son of Samuel Hampton and Thomasine Frances Osborne, in Parish Chapel, St Pancras, Camden, London. The orig. form has William Hampton in the name field with John added to the line above, giving "John William Hampton" or "William John Hampton". According to the family trees, Thomasine Frances Osborne was the sister of his brother's wife Elizabeth Saunders Osborne.

1851 census, Regents Park St Pancras Middlesex: John W. Hampton, 42, b. in Calcutta, Actuary, Thomasine F., 47, b. in Ireland, Edith J., 10

1861 census, Christchurch St Marylebone Middlesex: John W Hampton, 52, b. in India Calcutta, Shareholder, Thomasine F., 45, b. in Ireland Limerick, Edith T., 20.

1862: <We beg to lay before our readers two games played by Captain H. A. Kennedy against Lord Cremorne and <Mr. William Hampton>. Both games are highly interesting. Lord Cremorne's play in the contest with Capt. Kennedy deserves high praise. His termination would do credit to the most experienced practitioner. In the other game Captain Kennedy had to encounter an Amateur of no ordinary ability. The games are well worthy the perusal of our readers.> (the two games follow) (The Era, 4 May 1862) (Bath Chronicle 8 May also gives the game and says it was played at the St. George's club)

1862: <On Thursday a General Meeting of the members of the Chess Association was held at the St. George's Chess Club, Lord Lyttelton being in the chair. A large number of persons was present, among whom we observed A. Mongredien, Esq.; G. W. Medley, Esq.; <T. J. Hampton, Esq.; W. Hampton, Esq.>; ...> (The Era, 20 July 1862)

1864: <T. J. Hampton, and W. Hampton, of the St. George's> (The Era, 24 April 1864)

1865: <Yesterday evening, the annual soiree of the Bristol Chess Club was held in the lecture-hall of the Athenĉum, and the proceedings were highly enjoyable. There was a large attendance of ladies and gentlemen, amongst the latter being Capt. Kennedy, president of the Bristol and Bath Chess Clubs, Dr. Biggs, Mr. Thorold, Mr. Stephens, <Mr. Hampton (brother to the honorary secretary of the St. George's Chess Club, London)>, and Mr. Newnham, of Bath; ...> (Bristol Times and Mirror, 9 Nov 1865)

1866: <British Chess Association. - General Meeting. ... The following gentlemen were then chosen to serve on the Managing Committe (in addition, of course, to the ex officio members): - Rev. W. Wayte, .... <J. W. Hampton>, John Baker, ...> (The Era, 11 March 1866)

1866: <Anderssen, at present recognized as the European champion, comes from Germany in July to play a match with the brilliant Steinitz. ... For particulars apply to <J. W. Hampton, Esq. treasurer to the fund, St. George's Club, 20. King-street>, or to George Medley, Esq. hon sec to the British Chess Association.> (Bell's Life, 9 June 1866)

1873: <24 February. The Will of John William Hampton late of 45 Beaumont-street Portland-place in the County of Middlesex Esquire who died 4 February 1873 at 118 Buckingham-Palace-road in the said County was proved at the Principal Registry by Thomasine Frances Hampton Widow the Relict and George Alexander Osborne Gentleman both of 5 Ulster-terrace Regent's-park in the said County the Executors.> (England & Wales National Probate Calendar)

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC