Jules Arnous de Riviere
Number of games in database: 117
Years covered: 1853 to 1883
Overall record: +47 -59 =9 (44.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
2 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Morphy vs De Riviere, 1863 0-1
De Riviere vs H Baucher, 1859 1-0
De Riviere vs P Journoud, 1860 1-0
J Laroche vs De Riviere, 1862 0-1
Morphy vs De Riviere, 1859 0-1
E D'Andre vs De Riviere, 1867 0-1
De Riviere vs Anderssen, 1860 1-0
De Riviere vs Anderssen, 1860 1/2-1/2
Loyd vs De Riviere, 1867 0-1
De Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 1-0
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|Jul-05-05|| ||Knight13: Jules Arnous de Rivière (1830 - 1905) was a French chess player. He was a regular adversary of Paul Morphy.|
|Jul-19-05|| ||Knight13: COOL! Now Chessgames.com has put up a biography for this player.|
|Oct-07-05|| ||AlexanderMorphy: Anyone who could beat Paul Morphy should be regarded as a great player!|
|May-04-08|| ||brankat: According to the Bio, J.A.de Riviere died in 1905, but, miraculously, his chess career continued until 1928!|
On a serious note, de Riviere defeated Morphy 3 times in the so-called "off-hand" games (according to this database). Also he had wins against A.Anderssen, Chigorin and de Vere. A strong player indeed.
|May-04-10|| ||mike1: wikepedia does have some more info.
|May-04-10|| ||BIDMONFA: Jules Arnous De Riviere|
DE RIVIERE, Jules Arnous
|May-04-13|| ||brankat: R.I.P. master De Riviere.|
|May-04-13|| ||Sneaky: <He also invented many games.> That makes him what is called a "ludographer". Much respect. It takes talent to be able to master a game, but a rare kind of talent to invent games.|
|Oct-09-13|| ||Karpova: 2nd French National Tournament (commenced on November 6, 1881) at the Cercle des Echecs - double round robin (12 rounds overall):|
1. Chamier 9.5
2-3. De Rivière 8 wins
2-3. Goudjou 8 wins
4. Clerc 5.0
5. Gifford 4.5
6. Chaserey 3.5
7. De Boiserte 2.5
From page 14 of the January 1882 'British Chess Magazine'
|May-04-15|| ||RookFile: Too bad he didn't make it to play Reshevsky. A bunch of people would have better Morphy numbers if he had.|
|Nov-01-15|| ||Avun Jahei: what games did he invent?|
|Nov-01-15|| ||jnpope: He created a Salta variant called Steeple-chase:
<Echo de Paris, 1902.07.07, p6>
There is a game de Rivière vs Pillsbury played under Steeple-chase rules:
<Echo de Paris, 1903.03.16, p6>
|Nov-02-15|| ||Avun Jahei: there are recorded Salta games played by Pillsbury?|
|Nov-02-15|| ||jnpope: I have not found a Salta game played by Pillsbury just the Steeple-chase game with de Riviere. He did compete in a Salta tournament after Paris 1900 placing 10th on the prize list (Brody and Schlechter tied for 1st-2nd).|
|Dec-02-15|| ||bengalcat47: Very interesting article <jnpope>. Chess and checkers variations are always of great interest to me, in particular Turkish draughts, where all 64 squares can be used and kings move much like rooks. I have a large collection of board games, and also I have links to sites where the board game Pente can be played online.|
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