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Paul Journoud
P Journoud 

Number of games in database: 27
Years covered: 1852 to 1863
Overall record: +8 -16 =3 (35.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

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 Scandinavian (4) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Petrov vs P Journoud, 1863 1/2-1/2
   Chapelle vs P Journoud, 1860 0-1
   P Journoud vs J Grevy, 1857 1-0
   de Riviere vs P Journoud, 1859 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   de Riviere - Journoud (1859)

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(born Jan-18-1821, died Feb-26-1882, 61 years old) France

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He was a member of the Café de la Régence chess club in Paris, and one of leading French masters in the 1850s/1860s. Journoud lost all games to Paul Morphy, which all took place during his first visit in Paris in 1858, although won a consultation game against the American grandmaster playing together with Jules Arnous de Riviere. He lost matches against de Rivière (+4 –9 =2) at Paris 1859, and Adolf Anderssen (+1 –3 =1) at Paris 1860.1 Among others, he played an equal match with Alexander Petrov at Paris 1863.

He was an editor of La Regence, La Nouvelle Regence, Le Palamede Francais, and Le Sphinx.

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Last updated: 2022-07-11 15:54:17

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 27  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Journoud vs Kieseritzky 0-1421852ParisC21 Center Game
2. S Boden vs P Journoud  1-0261853Casual gameC52 Evans Gambit
3. P Journoud vs E Williams  0-1421853Casual gameC53 Giuoco Piano
4. P Journoud vs J Grevy 1-0221857FranceC55 Two Knights Defense
5. P Journoud vs Morphy 0-1381858Paris itC50 Giuoco Piano
6. Morphy vs P Journoud 1-0171858Casual gameB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
7. de Riviere vs P Journoud ½-½641859de Riviere - JournoudB01 Scandinavian
8. de Riviere vs P Journoud 1-0321859de Riviere - JournoudC01 French, Exchange
9. de Riviere vs P Journoud 1-0501859de Riviere - JournoudC00 French Defense
10. de Riviere vs P Journoud 1-0311859de Riviere - JournoudB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
11. P Journoud vs de Riviere  1-0481859de Riviere - JournoudC45 Scotch Game
12. de Riviere vs P Journoud  1-0391859de Riviere - JournoudB01 Scandinavian
13. de Riviere vs P Journoud  1-0491859de Riviere - JournoudB01 Scandinavian
14. de Riviere vs P Journoud 1-0341859de Riviere - JournoudB01 Scandinavian
15. P Journoud vs de Riviere 0-1661859de Riviere - JournoudC78 Ruy Lopez
16. P Journoud vs de Riviere  1-0481859de Riviere - JournoudC78 Ruy Lopez
17. P Journoud vs de Riviere 0-1321859de Riviere - JournoudC45 Scotch Game
18. Morphy vs P Journoud 1-0331859ParisC51 Evans Gambit
19. P Journoud vs J O'Sullivan 1-0401859ParisC51 Evans Gambit
20. P Journoud vs de Riviere 1-0361859de Riviere - JournoudC50 Giuoco Piano
21. P Journoud vs de Riviere  ½-½401859de Riviere - JournoudC55 Two Knights Defense
22. de Riviere vs P Journoud 0-1391859de Riviere - JournoudC32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
23. Anderssen vs P Journoud 1-0201860ParisC33 King's Gambit Accepted
24. de Riviere vs P Journoud 1-0201860ParisC52 Evans Gambit
25. Anderssen vs P Journoud 0-1211860Paris itC41 Philidor Defense
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  Honza Cervenka: Paul Journoud was an excellent player and editor of French chess periodical La Nouvelle Regence (1860 - 1864). Today I have submitted some of his games with Morphy, Anderssen, Kieseritzky and De Riviere missing in the database.
Apr-25-07  wolfmaster: Thank you,Honza. You are a fountain of information!
Oct-25-07  Karpova: Downloadable (with a picture of Journoud):

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  GrahamClayton: Pictures and brief biography:

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  GrahamClayton: Journoud was also the editor of "Le Sphinx" in the late 1860's.
Jan-18-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, editor Paul Journoud.

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