Mercier, Francis


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1820  10  2016 (188) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mercier, Francis  
Born:
Died: 1855
 
Notes:
In the 5 Mar. 1870 issue of Bell's Life in London is reproduced a membership list of the London club from about 1825, including 'F. Mercier'. Murray (p.879) has 'T. Mercier'. The 10 June 1855 issue of Bell's Life in London announces the death of Francis Mercier.
 
References
Books
   Edinburgh Club, Games of London-Edinburgh Match, page 4
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 37
   Hunneman, Selection of Games by the Automaton, page 7
   Levitt, The Turk, Chess Automaton, page 51
   Murray, History of Chess, page 879
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 22
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 63, 71
   Walker, Chess and Chess Players, page 367
   Walker, Chess Studies, page 59
Periodicals
   [BLL], 6 Dec. 1835, page 2
   [BLL], 13 Nov. 1842, page 2
   [BLL], 10 June 1855, page 1
   [BLL], 5 Mar. 1870, page 7
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Sep. 1857, page 258
   [CPC], vol. 2, 19 Mar. 1842, page 329
   [CPC], vol. 4, Mar. 1843, page 77
   [CPC], vol. 4, Dec. 1843, page 371
   [CPC], vol. 11, Feb. 1850, page 43
   [Era], vol. 25, 29 Mar. 1863, page 5, 5
   [ILN], vol. 16, 12 Jan. 1850, page 27
   [ILN], vol. 26, 14 Apr. 1855, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 27, 11 Aug. 1855, page 187
   [Pal], vol. 1, July 1836, page 187
   [Phil], vol. 1, Feb. 1838, page 120
Web
   Sarah.  [Chess Vignettes]
   Sarah.  [The Cochranes]
   Sarah.  [The Romance of Chess - A Perspective on the Art of Odds-giving]
   Sarah.  [State of Chess in 1838]

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

Mouret, J.F. - Mercier, F. 1820         (c)     1.5   -   0.5      Mouret, J.F. gave odds of pawn and move


Player information updated: 28 May 2016