Marache, Napoleon




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1853  63  2314 (59) 16
1854  72  2294 (56) 4
1855  71  2296 (51) 29
1856  81  2282 (49) 16
1857  95  2258 (50) 21
1858  112  2242 (53) 3
1859  124  2223 (51) 13
1860  132  2219 (55) 2
1861  140  2218 (56) 19
1862  147  2197 (67) 0
1863  149  2175 (74) 0
1864  162  2154 (80) 0
1865  175  2133 (83) 0
1866  198  2112 (86) 0
1867  204  2090 (86) 0
1868  228  2069 (86) 7
1869  233  2063 (88) 0
1870  249  2057 (90) 4
1871  273  2043 (96) 0
1872  295  2029 (100) 0
1873  316  2016 (105) 0
1874  347  2002 (108) 0
1875  385  1989 (111) 3

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 Dubuque Chess Journal of Jun. 1875 (p.303) gives 8-06-1818.
 
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
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. VII, page 91, 115
Periodicals
   [BDE], 11 May 1875
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 6, July 1875, page 167, 168
   [CMNY], vol. 2, no. 3, Mar. 1858, page 96
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 1860, page 127
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 64, June 1875, page 303
   [FLIN], 24 May 1856
   [FLIN], 17 Apr. 1858
   [HWT], 22 May 1875
   [ILN], vol. 50, no. 1420, 6 Apr. 1867, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1593, 7 May 1870, page 491
   [NYC], 24 May 1856
   [NYC], 22 May 1875
   [NYC], 29 May 1875
   [SoT], 22 May 1875
   [WP], vol. 8, no. 3, 1 July 1875, page 47
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
Marache, N. - Roberts, D.S. 1855         (f)     8   -   3
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
New York 1875 (5)     Cafe International Tournament - First Class Section    
  Marache, N. - Mackenzie, G.H.     0 - 1          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Marache, N. - Mason, Ja.     0 - 1          Mason, Ja. gave odds of pawn and move
  Marache, N. - Alberoni, E.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 30 Jul. 2023