Lécrivain, Siméon




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1843  25  2378 (68) 19
1844  23  2383 (67) 0
1845  25  2388 (63) 0
1846  26  2393 (54) 247
1847  32  2372 (62) 0
1848  32  2352 (65) 0
1849  48  2331 (64) 2
1850  51  2327 (62) 2
1851  51  2340 (58) 9
1852  57  2310 (59) 0
1853  69  2280 (54) 27
1854  67  2286 (63) 0
1855  68  2292 (67) 5
1856  73  2296 (73) 0
1857  69  2300 (77) 0
1858  70  2305 (79) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lécrivain, Louis Siméon  
Born: 1798
Died: 1860
 
Notes:
First names provided by Dominique Thimognier. Since he signed himself 'S. Lécrivain' in Le Palamède, I presume he used his second name preferentially. His death is reported in the July 1860 issue of La (Nouvelle) Régence (p.221), so he probably died in June. His age at death is given as 62, so presumably he was born in 1797 or 1798.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 18, 35
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38
   Utterberg, De la Bourdonnais versus McDonnell, page 332
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 55
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Aug. 1860, page 256
   [CPC], vol. 13, Apr. 1852, page 121
   [NR], vol. 1, Jan. 1860, page 8
   [NR], vol. 1, July 1860, page 221
   [NR], vol. 2, Feb. 1861, page 34
   [NR], vol. 5, Jan. 1864, page 5
   [NYC], 11 Aug. 1860
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Aug. 1836, page 216
   [Pal], vol. 2, 15 Nov. 1842, page 211
   [Pal], vol. 3, 15 Sep. 1843, page 412
   [Pal], vol. 4, 15 Jan. 1844, page 36
   [Pal], vol. 5, 15 Jan. 1845, page 30
   [Pal], vol. 5, 15 Sep. 1845, page 403
   [Pal], vol. 6, 15 Jan. 1846, page 18
   [Pal], vol. 6, 15 Apr. 1846, page 178
   [Pal], vol. 6, 15 Nov. 1846, page 518
   [Phil], vol. 1, Feb. 1838, page 120
   [Reg], vol. 2, Apr. 1850, page 101
   [Reg], vol. 3, Feb. 1851, page 36
   [Reg], vol. 3, Nov. 1851, page 351
   [Reg], 15 Feb. 1856, page 35
Web
   Edge, F.M.  [Edge and Morphy at the Café de la Régence], page 148
   Sarah.  [State of Chess in 1838]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [When Blindfold Chess Became Easy], page 3
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4259. Staunton v Saint Amant]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Calvi, I. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1843         (f)     4   -   6      Calvi, I. gave odds of pawn and move
Laroche, J.A. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1843         (f)     6   -   3      Laroche, J.A. gave odds of pawn and move
Ehrmann, A. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1846 (1)         (c)     116.5   -   101.5
Ehrmann, A. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1846 (2)         (f)     1   -   5
Greville, B.J. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1846 (1)         (f)     6   -   4
Greville, B.J. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1846 (2)         (f)     6   -   4
Greville, B.J. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1846 (3)         (f)     2   -   1
Harrwitz, D. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1853 (1)         (f)     5.5   -   1.5      Harrwitz, D. gave odds of pawn and move
Harrwitz, D. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1853 (2)         (c)     17.5   -   2.5      Harrwitz, D. gave odds of pawn and move
Dubois, S. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1855         (s)     4   -   1
Morphy, P.C. - Lecrivain, L.S. 1858         (c)     5   -   2      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves

Tournament data

Paris 1849 (18)     49th Café de la Régence tournament    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Campbell, John     1 - 0    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Saint-Leon, M.     0 - 1    
Paris 1850 (11)     57th Café de la Régence tournament    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Aurifeuille     0 - 1    
Paris 1850 (14)     59th Café de la Régence tournament    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Desherbier     1 - 0    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Stern, D.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Paris 1851 (4)     71st Café de la Régence tournament    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - des Guis     0 - 1    
Paris 1851 (5)     72nd Café de la Régence tournament    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - des Guis     0 - 1    
Paris 1851 (6)     73rd Café de la Régence tournament    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Odoard     1 - 0    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Budzynski, W.     1 - 0    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Mirbach     1 - 0    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Lequesne, E.L.     1 - 0    
Paris 1851 (7)     74th Café de la Régence tournament    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Preti, J.L.     1 - 0    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - des Guis     1 - 0    
  Lecrivain, L.S. - Budzynski, W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 31 Jul. 2016