Raphael, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1847  60  2246 (72) 53
1848  58  2217 (71) 37
1849  81  2212 (76) 0
1850  80  2208 (80) 0
1851  86  2203 (82) 0
1852  80  2198 (82) 0
1853  91  2193 (80) 0
1854  92  2189 (77) 0
1855  100  2184 (72) 0
1856  115  2179 (65) 6
1857  119  2183 (58) 22
1858  127  2163 (64) 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
 
Notes:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of 9 Feb. 1856 has 'Dr. I.B. Raphael'.
 
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, no. 6, 1847, page 128
   [ACMa], vol. 1, no. 10, 1847, page 237
   [CMNY], vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 1857, page 22
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 10, Oct. 1859, page 311
   [Era], vol. 22, no. 1103, 13 Nov. 1859, page 5
   [FLIN], 9 Feb. 1856
   [FLIN], 14 Nov. 1857
   [FLIN], 17 Apr. 1858
   [ILN], vol. 11, no. 272, 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
Dudley, E.A. - Raphael, B.I. 1848 (1)         (f)     1   -   0
Dudley, E.A. - Raphael, B.I. 1848 (2)         (f)     4   -   0
Turner, J.H. - Raphael, B.I. 1848         (f)     6   -   1
Raphael, B.I. - Ballard, B. 1848         (f)     13   -   12
Montgomery, H.P. - Raphael, B.I. 1856         (c)     5   -   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: 23 Aug. 2019