Brenzinger, F. Eugene




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  107  2257 (69) 12
1861  95  2276 (67) 1
1862  75  2309 (64) 0
1863  60  2342 (57) 17
1864  57  2340 (65) 0
1865  54  2338 (69) 0
1866  54  2335 (70) 0
1867  54  2333 (68) 0
1868  55  2330 (64) 0
1869  56  2328 (56) 11
1870  53  2336 (54) 20
1871  54  2336 (63) 0
1872  56  2336 (67) 0
1873  58  2336 (69) 0
1874  58  2336 (68) 0
1875  61  2336 (64) 0
1876  61  2336 (56) 22
1877  61  2328 (69) 0
1878  61  2319 (78) 0
1879  68  2311 (86) 0
1880  79  2303 (92) 0
1881  95  2294 (97) 0
1882  112  2286 (101) 0
1883  129  2277 (104) 0
1884  140  2269 (107) 0
1885  160  2261 (109) 0
1886  162  2252 (111) 0
1887  171  2244 (112) 0
1888  181  2235 (113) 0
1889  193  2227 (113) 0
1890  207  2219 (113) 0
1891  225  2210 (112) 0
1892  245  2202 (111) 2
1893  251  2194 (114) 0
1894  261  2185 (116) 0
1895  263  2177 (118) 0
1896  269  2169 (119) 0
1897  283  2160 (120) 0
1898  297  2152 (120) 0
1899  326  2144 (120) 0
1900  336  2135 (120) 0
1901  362  2127 (120) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Brenzinger, Francis Eugene  
Born: 1835
Died: 13 Jan. 1910
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth between 14-01-1835 and 13-01-1836; Hilbert gives birth 'about 1836'; van Winsen gives birth 'ca. 1835 or 1836?'. The New York Times of 9 Dec. 1859 (p.1) gives his name as 'Branzinger'. The Era of 15 Nov. 1863 (p.14) has 'E. Brenzinger'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 52
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 173
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 88, 255
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 81
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 9
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 104, 296
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 27
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. II, page 39
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 33, 4 May 1872, page 4
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Sep. 1860, page 274
   [Era], vol. 26, 15 Nov. 1863, page 14
   [Era], vol. 30, 29 Mar. 1868, page 5
   [Era], vol. 31, 28 Mar. 1869, page 4
   [FNW], 27 Dec. 1866
   [GWT], 16 Aug. 1867
   [ILN], vol. 44, 20 Feb. 1864, page 195
   [ILN], vol. 45, 29 Oct. 1864, page 451
   [NYC], 23 Mar. 1861
   [NYC], 9 Nov. 1861
   [NYC], 17 May 1862
   [NYC], 16 Jan. 1864
   [NYTi], vol. 9, 9 Dec. 1859, page 1
Web
   Sarah.  [George Henry Mackenzie]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [When Blindfold Chess Became Easy], page 8

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

Leonard, J.A. - Brenzinger, F.E. 1860         (f)     5   -   7      Leonard, J.A. gave odds of a knight
Perrin, F. - Brenzinger, F.E. 1863         (f)     2   -   2
Mackenzie, G.H. - Brenzinger, F.E. 1863         (c)     7   -   6

Tournament data

New York 1861 (1)     3rd Free Tournament    
  Brenzinger, F.E. - Fiske, D.W.     0 - 1    
New York 1863     Paulsen Club Handicap Tournament     8  /  8
New York 1869 (3)     Brooklyn Club Tournament     13  /  14
New York 1869 (5)     4th Cafe Europa Tournament    
  Brenzinger, F.E. - Mason, Ja.     0 - 2    
  Brenzinger, F.E. - Mackenzie, G.H.     0 - 2    
  Brenzinger, F.E. - Wernich, H.     2 - 0    
New York 1869 (6)     Brooklyn Club Tournament    
  Brenzinger, F.E. - Delmar, E. (1)     1 - 1    
  Brenzinger, F.E. - Perrin, F.     1 - 1    
New York 1870 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament     9.5  /  13
New York 1870 (3)     Cafe International Tournament    
  Brenzinger, F.E. - Dwyer, W.     1 - 1          Brenzinger, F.E. gave odds of pawn and two moves
New York 1870 (4)     Brooklyn Club - Cafe International Team Match     2  /  5
New York 1876 (1)     Cafe International Tournament     13  /  24
New York 1892 (3)     Staten Island - Gotham Club Match    
  Brenzinger, F.E. - Arnheim, A.     0 - 1    
New York 1892 (5)     Staten Island - Gotham Club Match    
  Brenzinger, F.E. - Eccles, C.W.     1 - 0    
New York 1901 (4)     Staten Island Club Championship     10  /  12


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020