Devinck, François




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  105  2141 (131) 1
1850  104  2154 (129) 0
1851  104  2168 (127) 0
1852  91  2181 (124) 0
1853  97  2195 (121) 0
1854  95  2208 (117) 0
1855  99  2222 (114) 3
1856  104  2228 (115) 0
1857  106  2235 (115) 0
1858  108  2241 (115) 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'. Dubois, in Rivisti scacchistica italiana (1900, p.171) has 'Derinek'.
 
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
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 158
   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, no. 3, Mar. 1860, page 77
   [CPC], vol. 7, no. 6, June 1846, page 192
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 1, Mar. 1867, page 3
   [DSZ], vol. 2, 1847, page 39
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1744, 25 Feb. 1872, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 18, no. 464, 11 Jan. 1851, page 32
   [MSZ], vol. 1, no. 12, July 1850, page 185
   [NR], vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 1860, page 8
   [NR], vol. 5, no. 1, Jan. 1864, page 6
   [Pal], vol. 1, no. 2, 15 Apr. 1836, page 73
   [Pal], vol. 2, no. 12, 15 Feb. 1838, page 499
   [Pal], vol. 5, no. 1, 15 Jan. 1845, page 30
   [Pal], vol. 5, no. 3, 15 Mar. 1845, page 137
   [Pal], vol. 5, no. 9, 15 Sep. 1845, page 403
   [Pal], vol. 7, no. 1, 15 Jan. 1847, page 1
   [Phil], vol. 1, no. 3, Feb. 1838, page 120
   [Reg], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1849, page 164
   [Reg], vol. 3, no. 2, Feb. 1851, page 36
   [Reg], no. 2, 15 Feb. 1856, page 36
   [RSI], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1900, page 171
   [RSI], vol. 2, no. 2, Feb. 1901, page 40
   [Sph], vol. 2, no. 6, 1 Aug. 1866, page 85
   [Str], vol. 1, no. 1, 15 Jan. 1867, page 5
   [SZ], vol. 5, no. 10, Oct. 1850, page 349
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)

Dubois, S. - Devinck, F.J. 1855         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
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: 3 Jun. 2023