Raphael, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1847  51  2273 (83) 53
1848  46  2265 (87) 0
1849  61  2257 (89) 0
1850  67  2250 (90) 0
1851  72  2242 (90) 0
1852  72  2234 (90) 0
1853  78  2226 (87) 0
1854  80  2219 (84) 0
1855  88  2211 (79) 0
1856  102  2203 (73) 0
1857  110  2196 (64) 22
1858  114  2175 (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