Devinck, François




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  86  2113 (147) 1
1850  84  2123 (146) 0
1851  88  2134 (145) 0
1852  81  2144 (144) 0
1853  85  2155 (143) 0
1854  86  2165 (141) 0
1855  92  2176 (140) 0
1856  103  2186 (138) 0
1857  103  2197 (136) 0
1858  104  2207 (133) 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
   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
   [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: 25 Mar. 2017