Raphael, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1847  52  2266 (83) 53
1848  46  2259 (87) 0
1849  64  2251 (89) 0
1850  68  2244 (90) 0
1851  72  2236 (90) 0
1852  74  2229 (89) 0
1853  80  2221 (87) 0
1854  80  2213 (84) 0
1855  87  2206 (79) 0
1856  99  2198 (73) 0
1857  105  2191 (64) 22
1858  114  2170 (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