Robinson, Alfred




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  59  2406 (52) 18
1887  55  2427 (46) 17
1888  65  2396 (47) 1
1889  84  2368 (38) 39
1890  93  2351 (45) 14
1891  117  2330 (54) 1
1892  126  2325 (59) 2
1893  123  2327 (61) 1
1894  119  2330 (60) 0
1895  115  2333 (55) 15
1896  136  2312 (62) 1
1897  152  2293 (66) 2
1898  175  2279 (70) 1
1899  181  2275 (73) 1
1900  190  2270 (77) 0
1901  207  2265 (79) 1
1902  206  2267 (80) 0
1903  211  2269 (81) 1
1904  220  2270 (81) 1
1905  244  2259 (83) 1
1906  284  2239 (85) 0
1907  334  2219 (87) 1
1908  368  2206 (89) 1
1909  420  2189 (93) 1
1910  448  2176 (97) 1
1911  502  2163 (103) 0
1912  511  2149 (109) 0
1913  529  2136 (113) 0
1914  527  2122 (118) 0
1915  524  2109 (121) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Robinson, Alfred K.  
Born: 19 Oct. 1849
Died: 23 Mar. 1918
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 314
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 356
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 232
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 33, 43, 389
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 15
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 221

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

Shipley, W.P. - Robinson, A.K. 1886         (f)     10.5   -   7.5
Gunsberg, I.A. - Robinson, A.K. 1889         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Weiss, M. - Robinson, A.K. 1889         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Bird, H.E. - Robinson, A.K. 1889         (c)     5.5   -   4.5
Lasker, Em. - Robinson, A.K. 1892         (c)     2   -   0
Walbrodt, C.A. - Robinson, A.K. 1893         (c)     0.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1887 (2)     2nd Franklin Chess Club Championship     12.5  /  17      odds player in pawn and move class
Philadelphia 1888 (2)     Junior Club - Columbia Club Match (2)    
  Robinson, A.K. - Densmore, D.J.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1889 (1)     4th Franklin Chess Club Championship     16.5  /  26
Philadelphia 1890 (1)     5th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8.5  /  14
Philadelphia 1891 (1)     6th Franklin Chess Club Championship    
  Robinson, A.K. - Martinez, D.M.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Simonson, G.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1895 (2)     10th Franklin Chess Club Championship     9.5  /  14
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Davidson, H. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1897 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Shank, G.W.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Jacobs, H.L.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1899 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Koehler, G.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Ettlinger, A.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia or New York (?) 1903     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - de Visser, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1904 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Schmidt, L.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia and Chicago 1905     Franklin Chess Club - Chicago Chess and Checker Club Telegraph Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Brown, J. (1)     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1905 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1907 (1)     9th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Wainwright, G.E.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Sergeant, E.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1909 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Meyer, A.S.     0 - 1    
New York 1910 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Hanham, J.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1915     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Smith, M.M.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 1 Sept. 2022