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Franciscus G Janssens
Number of games in database: 39
Years covered: 1853 to 1876
Overall record: +9 -23 =7 (32.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1822, died Dec-28-1881, 59 years old) Belgium (federation/nationality United Kingdom)

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Kenny vs F G Janssens  0-1281853MatchC01 French, Exchange
2. C Kenny vs F G Janssens  1-0181853MatchC44 King's Pawn Game
3. C Kenny vs F G Janssens  0-1301854MatchB32 Sicilian
4. F G Janssens vs C Kenny  0-1521854MatchC51 Evans Gambit
5. F G Janssens vs R Brien  0-1401854London mC44 King's Pawn Game
6. F G Janssens vs R Brien  ½-½401854London mC44 King's Pawn Game
7. F G Janssens vs R Brien  1-0511854London mC44 King's Pawn Game
8. F G Janssens vs R Brien 0-1241854London mC44 King's Pawn Game
9. F G Janssens vs R Brien  0-1641854London mC44 King's Pawn Game
10. F G Janssens vs R Brien  0-1621854London mC39 King's Gambit Accepted
11. R Brien vs F G Janssens  ½-½471854London mA20 English
12. R Brien vs F G Janssens  0-1211854London mB20 Sicilian
13. R Brien vs F G Janssens ½-½291854London mA22 English
14. R Brien vs F G Janssens  ½-½341854London mC53 Giuoco Piano
15. R Brien vs F G Janssens 1-0271854London mA04 Reti Opening
16. R Brien vs F G Janssens 1-0501854London mB20 Sicilian
17. R Brien vs F G Janssens 0-1201854London mA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
18. Hardy vs F G Janssens  0-1241854LondonA03 Bird's Opening
19. F G Janssens vs C Kenny  1-0181855MatchD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
20. F G Janssens vs C Kenny 1-0231855MatchC44 King's Pawn Game
21. F G Janssens vs C Kenny  ½-½501855MatchC50 Giuoco Piano
22. F G Janssens vs C Kenny  0-1221855MatchC44 King's Pawn Game
23. C Kenny vs F G Janssens 1-0461855MatchB44 Sicilian
24. Falkbeer vs F G Janssens  1-0451856McDonnell Chess ClubC01 French, Exchange
25. F G Janssens vs Falkbeer 0-1521856McDonnell Chess ClubC42 Petrov Defense
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Oct-20-13  Karpova: <Mr. F. G. Janssens, a Belgian by birth, died in London on the 28th of December, aged 59. His name appears frequently in the 'Chess Player's Chronicle', when the late Mr. Brien was the Editor, 1854-56; his last public appearance, so far as I am aware, was in the match between the St. George's and City Clubs last March, when he was pitted against Mr. Minchin, lost one game and drew the other.>

From page 57 of the February 1882 'British Chess Magazine', signed W. W.

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  Stonehenge: I wonder if Mrs. Janssens was his wife.

Mrs. Clare & Mrs. Janssens

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  MissScarlett: Bury & Norwich Post, February 14th 1860, p.2:

<At the monthly meeting of the Trustees of the Guildhall Feoffment, on Monday last, on the recommendation of Mr. Torre, the Head Master of the Commercial School, Mr. F. G. Janssens, a native of Belgium, was appointed to the Second Mastership, with the duties of the department of modern languages. The testimonials of Mr. Janssens, who has had many years experience in English schools, were of highly satisfactory character.>

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