Raphael, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1847  51  2270 (83) 53
1848  46  2262 (87) 0
1849  61  2254 (89) 0
1850  67  2247 (90) 0
1851  72  2239 (90) 0
1852  73  2231 (89) 0
1853  80  2224 (87) 0
1854  82  2216 (84) 0
1855  89  2209 (79) 0
1856  103  2201 (73) 0
1857  112  2193 (64) 22
1858  115  2173 (67) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Raphael, Benjamin I.  
   Also known as: Dr. Benjamin I. Raphael
Born: 8 Nov. 1818
Died: 17 Mar. 1880
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 67, 413, 534, 539
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 347
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 71
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 50
Periodicals
   [ACMa], vol. 1, 1847, page 128, 237
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Jan. 1857, page 22
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Oct. 1859, page 311
   [Era], vol. 22, 13 Nov. 1859, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 11, 17 July 1847, page 43
   [NYC], 20 Feb. 1858
Web
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

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

Dudley, E.A. - Raphael, B.I. 1847 (1)         (f)     6   -   5
Dudley, E.A. - Raphael, B.I. 1847 (2)         (f)     10   -   15
Raphael, B.I. - Beattie, R. 1847         (s)     6   -   6
Ballard, B. - Raphael, B.I. 1847         (f)     4   -   1
Morphy, P.C. - Raphael, B.I. 1857         (c)     1   -   0
Perrin, F. - Raphael, B.I. 1858         (f)     7   -   2

Tournament data

New York 1857 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Raphael, B.I. - Loyd, T.     0 - 1    
New York 1857 (4)     1st American Chess Congress    
  Raphael, B.I. - Kennicott, H.M.L.     3.5 - 2.5    
  Raphael, B.I. - Marache, N.     4 - 3    
  Raphael, B.I. - Paulsen, L.     0.5 - 3.5    
  Raphael, B.I. - Lichtenhein, T.     0 - 3    


Player information updated: 14 Nov. 2015