Raphael, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1847  61  2249 (72) 53
1848  58  2220 (71) 37
1849  81  2215 (76) 0
1850  80  2210 (80) 0
1851  86  2206 (82) 0
1852  82  2201 (82) 0
1853  92  2196 (80) 0
1854  94  2191 (77) 0
1855  101  2187 (72) 0
1856  116  2182 (65) 6
1857  119  2186 (58) 22
1858  128  2166 (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
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: 23 Aug. 2019