Number of games in database: 15
Years covered: 1857 to 1861
Overall record: +5 -9 =1 (36.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
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|B44|| ||Sicilian (3 games)||000|| ||Chess variants (2 games)||C01|| ||French, Exchange (2 games)|
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(born Jun-15-1815, died May-11-1875) France (citizen of United States of America)
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|Napoleon Marache was born in France on June 15, 1815 and came to the USA at age 13. In 1845, he began composing chess problems. In October 1845, he published "The Chess Palladium and Mathematical Sphynx; devoted to the Curiosities of Chess and the Ingenuities of Arithmetic." This was the first American chess periodical, but lasted only three issues. In 1856, he won the championship cup of the New York Chess Club. In 1857 he participated in the First American Chess Congress, defeated Daniel Fiske (+3-2) in the first round, but losing to Benjamin Raphael (+2-3=2) in the second. In 1865, he wrote the chess section for a new edition of Hoyle. In 1866 he wrote "Marache's Manual of Chess." He was the chess editor of Wilkes' Spirit of the Times between 1860-1. His pseudonym was N.O.K. He died on May 11, 1875.|
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