William Napier (Chess Player) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


About William Napier

An English-born chess master who played for the United States, and was best known for challenging for the World Championship.

Before Fame

He joined the Brooklyn Chess Club when he was just 14 years old.


His highest historic Elo rating was 2662, which would have put him at number 11 in the world.

Family Life

His parents immigrated to the United States when he was five years old.


He played and lost to the reigning World Champion Emanuel Lasker.

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Latest information about William Napier updated on September 05, 2020.

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