Raphael, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1847  67  2248 (71) 53
1848  73  2217 (71) 37
1849  93  2212 (76) 0
1850  95  2206 (80) 0
1851  101  2200 (81) 0
1852  93  2194 (82) 0
1853  106  2188 (80) 0
1854  104  2182 (77) 0
1855  112  2176 (72) 0
1856  127  2170 (65) 6
1857  127  2173 (58) 22
1858  137  2152 (64) 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
 
Notes:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of 9 Feb. 1856 has 'Dr. I.B. Raphael'.
 
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, no. 6, 1847, page 128
   [ACMa], vol. 1, no. 10, 1847, page 237
   [CMNY], vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 1857, page 22
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 10, Oct. 1859, page 311
   [Era], vol. 22, no. 1103, 13 Nov. 1859, page 5
   [FLIN], 9 Feb. 1856
   [FLIN], 14 Nov. 1857
   [FLIN], 17 Apr. 1858
   [ILN], vol. 11, no. 272, 17 July 1847, page 43
   [NYC], 20 Feb. 1858
   [NYDG], 29 Dec. 1875
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
Dudley, E.A. - Raphael, B.I. 1848 (1)         (f)     1   -   0
Dudley, E.A. - Raphael, B.I. 1848 (2)         (f)     4   -   0
Turner, J.H. - Raphael, B.I. 1848         (f)     6   -   1
Raphael, B.I. - Ballard, B. 1848         (f)     13   -   12
Montgomery, H.P. - Raphael, B.I. 1856         (c)     5   -   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: 22 Jul. 2022