Devinck, François




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  87  2109 (147) 1
1850  86  2120 (146) 0
1851  88  2130 (145) 0
1852  80  2141 (144) 0
1853  84  2151 (143) 0
1854  88  2162 (141) 0
1855  95  2172 (140) 0
1856  107  2183 (138) 0
1857  111  2193 (136) 0
1858  108  2204 (134) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Devinck, François-Jules  
Born: 26 Apr. 1802
Died: 20 Nov. 1878
 
Notes:
Gaige and Cornil give 'François-Jules Devinck'. Sarah gives 'François Charles Devinck'. La Régence (1849, p.164) has 'Dewinck'.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 18, 35, 82, 139, 141, 243
   Féry d'Esclands, Congrès des Échecs 1867, page lxii
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38, 525
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 91
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 264, 317
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lii
Periodicals
   [BLL], 25 Dec. 1842, page 2
   [BLL], 6 Apr. 1845, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Mar. 1860, page 77
   [CPC], vol. 7, June 1846, page 192
   [CW], vol. 3, Mar. 1867, page 3
   [Era], vol. 34, 25 Feb. 1872, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 18, 11 Jan. 1851, page 32
   [NR], vol. 1, Jan. 1860, page 8
   [NR], vol. 5, Jan. 1864, page 6
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Apr. 1836, page 73
   [Pal], vol. 2, 15 Feb. 1838, page 499
   [Pal], vol. 5, 15 Jan. 1845, page 30
   [Pal], vol. 5, 15 Mar. 1845, page 137
   [Pal], vol. 5, 15 Sep. 1845, page 403
   [Pal], vol. 7, 15 Jan. 1847, page 1
   [Phil], vol. 1, Feb. 1838, page 120
   [Reg], vol. 1, June 1849, page 164
   [Reg], vol. 3, Feb. 1851, page 36
   [Reg], 15 Feb. 1856, page 36
   [Sph], vol. 2, 1 Aug. 1866, page 85
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 Jan. 1867, page 5
Web
   Edge, F.M.  [Edge and Morphy at the Café de la Régence], page 148
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sarah.  [State of Chess in 1838]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Chess Disputes]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4259. Staunton v Saint Amant]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Devinck, F.J. 1858         (c)     3   -   1      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of pawn and move

Tournament data

Paris 1849 (5)     1st Café de la Régence - Cercle de Paris match    
  Devinck, F.J. - Preti, J.L.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018