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Constant Ferdinand Burille
Number of games in database: 52
Years covered: 1889 to 1897

Overall record: +14 -22 =11 (41.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C65 C80 C62 C84 C70
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C78 C67 C83 C80
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Burille vs Jarvis, 1890 1-0
   Burille vs N MacLeod, 1889 1-0
   Chigorin vs Burille, 1889 0-1
   Burille vs Gossip, 1889 1-0
   Bird vs Burille, 1889 1/2-1/2
   Burn vs Burille, 1889 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   New York (1889)

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(born Aug-30-1866, died Oct-1914, 48 years old) United States of America

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Constant Ferdinand Burille was born in Boston, MA, USA.

Wikipedia article: Constant Ferdinand Burille

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 52  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Max Weiss vs Burille 1-0331889New YorkC67 Ruy Lopez
2. Burille vs Gossip 1-0371889New YorkD04 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Showalter vs Burille 1-0161889New YorkC52 Evans Gambit
4. Burille vs D G Baird 0-1351889New YorkD05 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Lipschutz vs Burille  1-0451889New YorkC00 French Defense
6. Burille vs Blackburne 0-1391889New YorkD94 Grunfeld
7. Gunsberg vs Burille 0-1601889New YorkC50 Giuoco Piano
8. Burille vs Chigorin  0-1451889New YorkD04 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Bird vs Burille ½-½551889New YorkA03 Bird's Opening
10. Burille vs N MacLeod 1-0211889New YorkB10 Caro-Kann
11. Burille vs J W Baird ½-½351889New YorkC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
12. E Delmar vs Burille  0-1531889New YorkC54 Giuoco Piano
13. Burille vs Burn  0-1451889New YorkC50 Giuoco Piano
14. J M Hanham vs Burille ½-½391889New YorkC50 Giuoco Piano
15. Burille vs W Pollock 1-0241889New YorkC29 Vienna Gambit
16. D M Martinez vs Burille 1-0651889New YorkC78 Ruy Lopez
17. Burille vs M Judd  ½-½471889New YorkC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
18. J Mason vs Burille ½-½421889New YorkA03 Bird's Opening
19. Burille vs Taubenhaus 1-0301889New YorkC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
20. Burille vs Max Weiss 0-1371889New YorkC67 Ruy Lopez
21. Gossip vs Burille ½-½471889New YorkC29 Vienna Gambit
22. Burille vs Showalter  0-1211889New YorkC25 Vienna
23. D G Baird vs Burille ½-½361889New YorkC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
24. Burille vs Lipschutz  0-1351889New YorkC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
25. Blackburne vs Burille  1-0551889New YorkD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-28-04  Resignation Trap: Burille was one of the operators of the chess-playing machine "Ajeeb". By the way, "C F" stands for "Constant Ferdinand".
Jun-06-13  Karpova: According to page 15 of the 1915 'Wiener Schachzeitung', Burille died in October 1914 while the bio says December 1914.
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  TheFocus: Jeremy Gaige's <USA Chess Personalia> says October also.
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  Phony Benoni: The obituary in the American Chess Bulletin gives no exact date, but was published in the October 1914 issue.
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  TheFocus: Well then, I think we can change it.
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  TheFocus: I changed the Wikipedia article also.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Constant Burille.
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