Marache, Napoleon




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1853  61  2310 (62) 16
1854  64  2290 (60) 4
1855  67  2292 (55) 18
1856  76  2285 (52) 17
1857  84  2266 (54) 21
1858  92  2250 (60) 0
1859  103  2233 (61) 2
1860  102  2235 (61) 2
1861  102  2238 (59) 19
1862  103  2221 (70) 0
1863  107  2204 (77) 0
1864  115  2188 (83) 0
1865  116  2171 (87) 0
1866  135  2154 (89) 0
1867  146  2137 (91) 0
1868  146  2121 (91) 7
1869  147  2118 (94) 0
1870  160  2115 (96) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Marache, Napoleon  
   Also known as: N.O.K.; 'Smith'
Born: 15 June 1815
Died: 11 May 1875
 
Notes:
Fiske and Lange say born 1818. Sarah's Morphy website says born 1815. Gaige gives birth date 06-1815. Hilbert gives birth date 15-06-1815, as does van Winsen, but the latter says the Dubuque Chess Journal gave 8-06-1818, so perhaps that was the source of the false date.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 45, 67, 409, 413
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 267
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 46
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 53
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 55
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 401
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 51
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 32, 160, 300
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Mar. 1858, page 96
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Apr. 1860, page 127
   [ILN], vol. 50, 6 Apr. 1867, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 56, 7 May 1870, page 491
   [NYC], 24 May 1856
Web
   Kingston, Taylor and Russell, Hanon.  [Bourzutschky Cruises to Clear First in Holiday Quiz], page 12
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sarah.  [William James Appleton Fuller]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4900. Napoleon Marache]

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

Marache, N. - Perrin, F. 1853         (f)     5.5   -   4.5
Morphy, P.C. - Marache, N. 1857 (1)         (c)     3   -   0
Morphy, P.C. - Marache, N. 1857 (2)         (c)     4   -   1      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of pawn and move
Morphy, P.C. - Marache, N. 1859         (c)     1   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Leonard, J.A. - Marache, N. 1861         (c)     4.5   -   0.5
Hammond, G. - Marache, N. 1868         (f)     3   -   0
Marache, N. - Barton, J.W. (1) 1868         (c)     1   -   0
Marache, N. - Pope, W.G.E. 1868         (c)     1   -   0
Marache, N. - Sawyer, R. 1868         (c)     1   -   0
Marache, N. - Everett, W. 1868         (c)     2   -   2      Marache, N. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

New York 1853     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Marache, N. - Frazer (1)     1 - 0    
  Marache, N. - Stanley, C.H.     3 - 2    
  Marache, N. - Thompson, J. (1)     0 - 1    
New York 1854     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Marache, N. - Perrin, F.     1 - 3    
New York 1855     New York Chess Club Championship    
  Marache, N. - Zust     3 - 1          Marache, N. gave odds of queen for pawn and move
  Marache, N. - Anderson, C.E.     4 - 3          Marache, N. gave odds of pawn and move
  Marache, N. - Thompson, J. (1)     3 - 4    
New York 1856     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Marache, N. - Wheelwright, W.S.     3 - 0    
  Marache, N. - Anderson, C.E.     4 - 2    
  Marache, N. - Perrin, F.     6 - 5    
New York 1857 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Marache, N. - Fiske, D.W.     0 - 1    
New York 1857 (4)     1st American Chess Congress    
  Marache, N. - Fiske, D.W.     3 - 2    
  Marache, N. - Raphael, B.I.     3 - 4    
New York 1859 (2)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Marache, N. - Thompson, J. (1)     0 - 1    
New York 1860 (2)     New York Chess Club Handicap Tournament    
  Marache, N. - Walsh (1)     1 - 0    
New York 1860 (4)     New York - Brooklyn Club Match    
  Marache, N. - Thompson, J. (1)     1 - 1    
New York 1861 (1)     3rd Free Tournament    
  Marache, N. - Perrin, F.     1 - 0    
  Marache, N. - Lord, W.H.     1 - 0    
  Marache, N. - Richardson, W.     2 - 1    
  Marache, N. - Leonard, J.A.     0.5 - 3.5    
New York 1861 (2)     New York Chess Club Grand Tournament    
  Marache, N. - Horner, W.     2 - 3    
New York 1870 (4)     Brooklyn Club - Cafe International Team Match     2  /  5


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016