Marache, Napoleon




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1853  62  2307 (62) 16
1854  63  2287 (60) 4
1855  66  2288 (55) 18
1856  75  2281 (52) 17
1857  82  2263 (54) 21
1858  89  2246 (60) 0
1859  100  2230 (61) 2
1860  100  2232 (61) 2
1861  99  2235 (59) 19
1862  99  2218 (70) 0
1863  103  2202 (77) 0
1864  110  2185 (83) 0
1865  111  2169 (87) 0
1866  128  2152 (89) 0
1867  133  2136 (91) 0
1868  142  2119 (91) 7
1869  143  2116 (94) 0
1870  157  2114 (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