Dufresne, Gustav




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  126  2111 (117) 3
1856  132  2122 (114) 0
1857  136  2133 (111) 0
1858  143  2144 (108) 0
1859  149  2155 (103) 0
1860  152  2166 (99) 0
1861  159  2177 (93) 5
1862  151  2176 (92) 0
1863  148  2175 (90) 16
1864  151  2186 (91) 0
1865  144  2198 (92) 0
1866  139  2210 (91) 0
1867  133  2222 (89) 0
1868  126  2234 (86) 0
1869  116  2245 (82) 0
1870  107  2257 (77) 0
1871  104  2269 (69) 7
1872  96  2281 (66) 5
1873  99  2276 (65) 0
1874  106  2271 (60) 19
1875  131  2242 (71) 0
1876  138  2214 (79) 2
1877  156  2190 (84) 2
1878  172  2176 (91) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Dufresne, Gustav  
Born: 1829
Died: 1905
 
Notes:
Sissa of Jan. 1864 has 'J. Dufresne' of Rotterdam, in Paris on his way to Batavia, but this is an error for 'G. Dufresne', as pointed out by G. Dufresne himself in a letter to Sissa (p.324).
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 116
   Edgar, Liverpool Chess Club, page 48, 83
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 958
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 232
Periodicals
   [BLL], 24 May 1863, page supp.1
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1864, page 351
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 2, Feb. 1865, page 38
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 2, Apr. 1867, page 46
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 4, July 1867, page 130
   [DCJ], vol. 4, no. 33, Nov. 1872, page 252
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1299, 16 Aug. 1863, page 5
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1348, 24 July 1864, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 39, no. 1100, 27 July 1861, page 100
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1137, 29 Mar. 1862, page 325
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1142, 3 May 1862, page 460
   [ILN], vol. 43, no. 1224, 3 Oct. 1863, page 355
   [ILN], vol. 45, no. 1278, 17 Sep. 1864, page 299
   [ILN], vol. 50, no. 1409, 19 Jan. 1867, page 75
   [NR], vol. 2, no. 8, Aug. 1861, page 237
   [NR], vol. 4, no. 7, July 1863, page 217
   [NYC], 27 Aug. 1864
   [Sis], vol. 10, no. 1, Jan. 1856, page 22
   [Sis], vol. 4, 1860, page 217
   [Sis], vol. 5, 1861, page 114, 121, 215
   [Sis], vol. 8, no. 1, Jan. 1864, page 21
   [Sis], vol. 8, 1864, page 78, 323
Web
   [Dutchbase: Amsterdam/Rotterdam 1861]
   [Gustav Dufresne]

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

Anderssen (offhand) - Dufresne, G. 1861         (c)     4   -   1
Dufresne, G. - Sarluis, D. 1863         (c)     4.5   -   5.5
Kraepelien, C.F. - Dufresne, G. 1863         (c)     1   -   1
Maczuski, A.L. - Dufresne, G. 1863         (c)     2   -   0
Journoud, P. - Dufresne, G. 1863         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Liverpool 1855     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Dufresne, G. - Beaver, L.     1 - 2    
Liverpool 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Dufresne, G. - Bode, C.H.     2 - 1    
Bradford 1871     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Dufresne, G. - Whitman, C.W.     0.5 - 1.5    
Manchester 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Dufresne, G. - Grube, T.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1872 (1)     Liverpool Club Handicap     1  /  3
Liverpool 1872 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Dufresne, G. - Grube, T.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1874     Liverpool Club Handicap     12  /  17      odds player in pawn and move class
Manchester 1874 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Dufresne, G. - Grube, T.     1 - 1    
Manchester or Liverpool (?) 1876     Manchester Athenaeum - Liverpool Club Match    
  Dufresne, G. - Macfadyen (2)     0.5 - 1.5    
Liverpool 1877 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Dufresne, G. - Jones, W. (1)     1 - 1    
Manchester 1878     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Dufresne, G. - Goulden, J.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 8 Jan. 2024