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|January 17, 1881 (England)
William Napier’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.
William Napier was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
An English-born chess master who played for the United States, and was best known for challenging for the World Championship.
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.
His parents immigrated to the United States when he was five years old.
He played and lost to the reigning World Champion Emanuel Lasker.