Robinson, Alfred




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  59  2407 (52) 18
1887  54  2427 (46) 17
1888  65  2396 (47) 1
1889  85  2368 (38) 39
1890  93  2352 (45) 14
1891  117  2331 (54) 1
1892  126  2325 (59) 2
1893  123  2328 (61) 1
1894  120  2331 (60) 0
1895  116  2334 (55) 15
1896  136  2312 (62) 1
1897  152  2293 (66) 2
1898  174  2280 (70) 1
1899  180  2275 (73) 1
1900  189  2270 (77) 0
1901  208  2265 (79) 1
1902  204  2267 (80) 0
1903  210  2270 (81) 1
1904  222  2270 (81) 1
1905  245  2260 (83) 1
1906  286  2240 (85) 0
1907  335  2220 (87) 1
1908  370  2206 (89) 1
1909  422  2190 (93) 1
1910  450  2177 (97) 1
1911  503  2163 (103) 0
1912  512  2150 (109) 0
1913  530  2136 (113) 0
1914  527  2123 (118) 0
1915  525  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