Fine, Reuben




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1930  117  2387 (50) 15
1931  65  2429 (40) 21
1932  25  2483 (31) 64
1933  13  2511 (30) 60
1934  12  2524 (29) 67
1935  10  2540 (30) 57
1936  2608 (28) 68
1937  2607 (25) 108
1938  2622 (32) 43
1939  2621 (39) 18
1940  2609 (39) 56
1941  2588 (46) 40

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Fine, Reuben  
   Also known as: Dr. Reuben Fine
Born: 11 Oct. 1914
Died: 26 Mar. 1993
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 382
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1936-1940, page 353
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1941-1946, page 340
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 302
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 119
   Woodger, Reuben Fine

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Fine, R. - Croney, T.M. 1930         (f)     2   -   0
Fine, R. - Forsberg, B.C. 1930         (f)     3   -   0
Dake, A.W. - Fine, R. 1931         (f)     2   -   0      Dake, A.W. gave odds of the move
Fine, R. - Reinfeld, F. 1931         (f)     3.5   -   2.5
Fine, R. - Reinfeld, F. 1932         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Fine, R. - Steiner, H. 1932         (f)     5.5   -   4.5
Fine, R. - Dake, A.W. 1933         (f)     5.5   -   3.5
Fine, R. - Horowitz, I.A. 1934         (f)     6   -   3
Denker, A.S. - Fine, R. 1934         (f)     5   -   4
Fine, R. - Torre, C. 1934         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Fine, R. - Stahlberg, A.G.T. 1937         (f)     5   -   3
Fine, R. - Larsson, E. 1937         (f)     3   -   0
Fine, R. - Jonsson, E. 1937         (f)     2.5   -   0.5
Euwe, M. - Fine, R. 1938         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

New York 1930 (2)     Manhattan Club - City College Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Rosenthal, J.C.     1 - 0    
New York 1930 (8)     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Everding, H.     1 - 0    
New York 1930 (9)     14th Marshall Club Championship - Preliminary Section A     3  /  7
New York 1930 (12)     13th Marshall Club Championship - Section B     13  /  16
New York 1931 (1)     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Goldstein, M. (1)     1 - 0    
New York 1931 (4)     Marshall Club - Manhattan Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Steiner, H.     1 - 0    
Rome, New York 1931     New York State Chess Association Championship     8  /  11
New York 1931 (7)     New York Intercollegiate Championships    
  Fine, R. - Goldman, B.     1 - 0    
  Fine, R. - Borsodi, R.W.     1 - 0    
  Fine, R. - Paul, M.     1 - 0    
  Fine, R. - Horwitz, A.     1 - 0    
  Fine, R. - Cutler, H.D.     1 - 0    
  Fine, R. - Rappaport, J.     1 - 0    
New York 1931 (9)     Marshall Club - another Metropolitan League club Match    
  Fine, R. - Bryan, W.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1932 (1)     Marshall Club - Gramercy Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Denker, A.S.     1 - 0    
New York 1932 (2)     15th Marshall Club Championship     10.5  /  13
New York 1932 (3)     Marshall Club - West Side Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Herrise, H.A.     1 - 0    
New York 1932 (4)     Marshall Club - Hungarian International Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Partos, G.     1 - 0    
New York 1932 (5)     Marshall Club - Rice Progressive Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Kava, S.     1 - 0    
New York 1932 (6)     Marshall Club - Staten Island Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Barron, T.S.     1 - 0    
New York 1932 (9)     Marshall Club - Manhattan Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Kevitz, A.     0 - 1    
New York 1932 (10)     Marshall Club - Empire City Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Bloch, B.     0 - 1    
Minneapolis 1932     33rd Western Chess Association Championship     9.5  /  11
Pasadena 1932 (1)     Pasadena International Tournament     5  /  11
New York 1932 (11)     16th Marshall Club Championship     11.5  /  13
New York 1933 (1)     Marshall Club - New York University Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Cutler, H.D.     1 - 0    
New York 1933 (3)     Marshall Club - West Side Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Olsen, A. (2)     1 - 0    
New York 1933 (4)     Marshall Club - Queens Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Bartha, F.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1933 (5)     Marshall Club - City College Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Kraeger, K.     1 - 0    
New York 1933 (6)     Marshall Club - Chess Club International Match    
  Fine, R. - Feldman, J.     1 - 0    
New York 1933 (7)     Marshall Club - Hungarian Workers Club    
  Fine, R. - Schwartz, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1933 (8)     Marshall Club - Empire City Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Goodman, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1933 (9)     Marshall Club - Manhattan Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Kashdan, I.I.     0 - 1    
New York 1933 (10)     U.S. Olympic Team Trial Tournament     8  /  10
Folkestone 1933 (2)     5th Olympiad     9  /  13
Syracuse 1933     55th New York State Chess Association Tournament     8  /  11
Detroit 1933     34th Western Chess Association Championship     12  /  13
Chicago 1934 (1)     35th Western Chess Association Championship - Preliminary Rounds    
  Fine, R. - Woods, H.M.     0 - 1    
  Fine, R. - Holland, K.D.     1 - 0    
Chicago 1934 (4)     35th Western Chess Association Championship - Preliminary C     6  /  7
Chicago 1934 (6)     35th Western Chess Association Championship - Final     7.5  /  9
Syracuse 1934 (1)     Syracuse International Tournament     10  /  14
Philadelphia 1934     Marshall Club - Mercantile Library Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Weiner, D.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1934 (2)     17th Marshall Club Championship     9.5  /  11
New York 1934 (3)     Manhattan Club - Marshall Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Kashdan, I.I.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1934 (5)     Marshall Club - another Metropolitan League club Match    
  Fine, R. - Hellman, G.M.     1 - 0    
New York 1934 (6)     Marshall Club - Stuyvesant Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Jaffe, C.     0 - 1    
Mexico City 1935     Mexico City Tournament     11  /  12
New York 1935 (2)     Marshall Club - Brooklyn Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Gustafson, T.     1 - 0    
Milwaukee 1935 (1)     36th American Chess Federation Congress - Preliminary A     7.5  /  9
Milwaukee 1935 (4)     36th American Chess Federation Congress - Championship     8  /  10
Warsaw 1935 (2)     6th Olympiad     9  /  17
Lodz 1935 (3)     Lodz International Tournament     6  /  9
Hastings 1936 (1)     16th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     7.5  /  9
New York 1936 (1)     Marshall Club - Williamsburg Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Rubin, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1936 (2)     Marshall Club - Stuyvesant Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Treysman, G.N.     1 - 0    
New York 1936 (3)     Marshall Club - Empire City Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Simchow, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1936 (4)     Manhattan Club - Marshall Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Simonson, A.C.     1 - 0    
New York 1936 (9)     U.S. Championship - Final     10.5  /  15
Zandvoort 1936     Zandvoort Tournament     8.5  /  11
Nottingham 1936 (1)     Nottingham Master Tournament     9.5  /  14
Oslo 1936     Oslo International Tournament     6.5  /  7
Amsterdam 1936 (3)     Amsterdam ASB Tournament - Group 2     3  /  3
Amsterdam and The Hague and Rotterdam 1936     Amsterdam-Hague-Rotterdam Tournament     5  /  7
Hastings 1937 (1)     17th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     7.5  /  9
Stockholm 1937 (1)     Stockholm Tournament     8  /  9
Moscow 1937 (1)     Moscow International Tournament     5  /  7
Leningrad 1937 (1)     Leningrad Tournament     4  /  5
Margate 1937 (1)     Margate Masters Tournament     7.5  /  9
Ostend 1937     Ostend Master Tournament     6  /  9
Kemeri 1937     Kemeri Tournament     9  /  17
Stockholm 1937 (3)     7th Olympiad     11.5  /  15
Semmering 1937     Semmering-Baden Tournament     8  /  14
Hastings 1938 (1)     18th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     6  /  9
New York 1938 (1)     Marshall Club - Bronx Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Beckhardt, N.     1 - 0    
New York 1938 (2)     Manhattann Club - Marshall Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Kashdan, I.I.     1 - 0    
New York 1938 (3)     2nd USA Championship - Final     12.5  /  16
New York 1938 (5)     Manhattan Club - Marshall Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Horowitz, I.A.     1 - 0    
Netherlands 1938     AVRO Tournament     8.5  /  14
New York 1939 (2)     Marshall Club - Rice Progressive Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Simchow, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1939 (3)     Manhattan Club - Marshall Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Kupchik, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1939 (5)     40th American Chess Federation Congress - Preliminary Section 2     4.5  /  6
New York 1939 (8)     40th American Chess Federation Congress - Final     9.5  /  10
New York 1940 (1)     Marshall Club - Bronx Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Friedman, S.R.     1 - 0    
New York 1940 (2)     Marshall Club - Steinitz Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Fajans, H.     1 - 0    
New York 1940 (3)     23rd Marshall Club Championship     14  /  16
New York 1940 (4)     Marshall Club - Manhattan Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Moskowitz, J.     1 - 0    
New York 1940 (8)     3rd U.S.A. Championship - Final     12.5  /  16
Dallas 1940 (2)     41st U.S. Open - Preliminary Section 2     6.5  /  8
Dallas 1940 (4)     41st U.S. Open - Final     8  /  8
Salt Lake City 1940     Utah State Championship Tournament     7  /  7
Hollywood 1940     Hollywood Master Tournament     4.5  /  5
New York 1941 (2)     Marshall Club - New Jersey League Match    
  Fine, R. - Maisel, D.     1 - 0    
New York 1941 (3)     24th Marshall Club Championship     14  /  15
New York 1941 (4)     Marshall Club - Manhattan Club Match    
  Fine, R. - Pinkus, A.S.     0 - 1    
Saint Louis 1941 (1)     42nd U.S.A. Open Championship - Preliminary Section 1     4  /  5
Saint Louis 1941 (4)     42nd U.S.A. Open Championship - Final     8  /  9
Hamilton, New York 1941     63rd New York State Chess Association Championship - Masters     8  /  10


Player information updated: 13 Feb. 2024