Robinson, Alfred




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  58  2420 (53) 18
1887  52  2439 (46) 17
1888  67  2408 (47) 1
1889  81  2379 (38) 39
1890  92  2361 (45) 14
1891  114  2339 (54) 1
1892  123  2331 (59) 2
1893  122  2332 (61) 1
1894  127  2332 (61) 0
1895  129  2333 (56) 15
1896  156  2304 (63) 1
1897  183  2276 (68) 2
1898  227  2252 (73) 1
1899  246  2237 (78) 1
1900  264  2218 (83) 0
1901  295  2200 (87) 1
1902  327  2187 (92) 0
1903  366  2174 (96) 0
1904  402  2161 (99) 0
1905  424  2148 (101) 0
1906  453  2135 (102) 0
1907  476  2122 (103) 1
1908  498  2115 (105) 1
1909  563  2101 (110) 1
1910  581  2090 (115) 0
1911  643  2079 (119) 0
1912  657  2069 (123) 0
1913  672  2058 (127) 0
1914  654  2047 (131) 0
1915  625  2037 (134) 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 (3)     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    
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     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Meyer, A.S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1915     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Robinson, A.K. - Smith, M.M.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021