Vezin, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1837  22  2239 (105) 11
1838  26  2256 (100) 0
1839  28  2273 (94) 0
1840  30  2290 (87) 0
1841  32  2306 (78) 4
1842  34  2316 (73) 0
1843  38  2326 (65) 5
1844  38  2337 (58) 21
1845  42  2339 (60) 0
1846  46  2342 (56) 35
1847  46  2331 (70) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Vezin, Charles  
Born: 1781
Died: 8 Apr. 1853
 
Notes:
According to Allen (in Fiske), he 'came to this country a chess player' in 1812 or 1813, and so was playing by then.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 349, 353, 359
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 445
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 54
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 330
   Hilbert, Emil Kemeny, page 77
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 90
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 6, 23
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 119
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 1859, page 263
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1316, 13 Dec. 1863, page 5
   [Pal], vol. 1, no. 6, 15 May 1842, page 248
   [Pal], vol. 3, no. 1, 15 Jan. 1843, page 14
Web
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]

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

Schlumberger, W. - Vezin, C. 1837 (1)         (c)     2   -   0
Schlumberger, W. - Vezin, C. 1837 (2)         (c)     8   -   1
Oliver, B.L. - Vezin, C. 1841         (c)     2   -   2
Oliver, B.L. - Vezin, C. 1843         (c)     3   -   2
Stanley, C.H. - Vezin, C. 1844         (f)     12.5   -   8.5
Vezin, C. - Thompson, J. (1) 1846         (c)     11.5   -   6.5
Stanley, C.H. - Vezin, C. 1846         (f)     5   -   4
Hammond, G. - Vezin, C. 1846         (f)     4.5   -   3.5
Vethake, W.H. - Vezin, C. 1847         (c)     5   -   2


Player information updated: 7 Nov. 2023