Marache, Napoleon




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1853  60  2314 (61) 16
1854  64  2292 (59) 4
1855  67  2292 (54) 18
1856  77  2285 (51) 16
1857  87  2265 (51) 21
1858  95  2251 (54) 3
1859  108  2234 (52) 13
1860  111  2234 (56) 2
1861  106  2237 (56) 19
1862  110  2220 (68) 0
1863  116  2203 (76) 0
1864  127  2185 (81) 0
1865  133  2168 (86) 0
1866  149  2151 (88) 0
1867  158  2134 (90) 0
1868  165  2117 (90) 7
1869  170  2115 (94) 0
1870  180  2112 (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
   [FLIN], 24 May 1856
   [FLIN], 17 Apr. 1858
   [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
Marache, N. - Horner, W. 1858         (f)     1   -   2      Marache, N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Perrin, F. - Marache, N. 1859         (f)     6   -   3
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.     5.5 - 4.5    
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)     Brooklyn Club Tournament    
  Marache, N. - Loyd, T.     1 - 0    
  Marache, N. - Rice, B.C.     0 - 1    
New York 1859 (3)     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: 23 Aug. 2019