Devinck, François




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  89  2143 (131) 1
1850  88  2156 (129) 0
1851  90  2170 (127) 0
1852  81  2183 (124) 0
1853  90  2197 (121) 0
1854  89  2210 (117) 0
1855  94  2224 (114) 3
1856  102  2230 (115) 0
1857  104  2237 (115) 0
1858  105  2243 (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
   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
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1744, 25 Feb. 1872, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 18, no. 464, 11 Jan. 1851, page 32
   [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
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: 6 Mar. 2021