Albin, Adolf




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  86  2371 (46) 21
1891  65  2422 (39) 32
1892  35  2473 (32) 46
1893  28  2510 (29) 62
1894  38  2483 (28) 125
1895  46  2450 (29) 76
1896  59  2422 (28) 71
1897  90  2362 (36) 19
1898  89  2367 (38) 22
1899  77  2393 (44) 0
1900  62  2420 (37) 28
1901  52  2422 (37) 19
1902  53  2423 (33) 38
1903  85  2385 (37) 24
1904  86  2385 (44) 0
1905  86  2386 (38) 33
1906  113  2365 (47) 0
1907  134  2344 (47) 13
1908  127  2345 (52) 0
1909  136  2347 (51) 10
1910  119  2358 (55) 0
1911  118  2369 (54) 0
1912  104  2380 (46) 10
1913  85  2400 (40) 55
1914  76  2401 (48) 14
1915  75  2394 (62) 0
1916  74  2386 (72) 0
1917  76  2379 (80) 0
1918  85  2372 (86) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Albin, Adolf  
   Also known as: Adolph Albin
Born: 14 Sep. 1848
Died: 22 Mar. 1920
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper has birth year 1847. Other sources have 1848. Most sources give date of death as 01-02-1920, but information given in Chess Note 11752 makes it clear that it was 22-03-1920. Travesset, at the ajedrez365 web site, has 'Max Adolf Albin'.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 241
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 299
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 245
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 73
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 619, 953
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 5
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 9
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 319
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 131
   Hilbert, Napier, page 130
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 138
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 4
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 6
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 20
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 9
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America
   Urcan, Chess Fathering a Nation, page 109
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 392
Web
   Lissowski, Tomasz.  [Adolf Albin: The Teacher of Nimzovich?]
   Sarah.  [Monte Carlo 1902 - The Players]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]
   Travesset, Joaquim.  [El Café de la Sala Imperio y José María Baquero Vidal]
   Urcan, Olimpiu G.  [Adolf Albin and the Genesis of the Albin Counter Gambit: Part I]
   Urcan, Olimpiu G.  [Adolf Albin and the Genesis of the Albin Counter Gambit: Part II]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 11752. The death of Adolf Albin]

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

Albin, A. - Hruby, V. 1891         (f)     3.5   -   5.5
Bauer, J.H. - Albin, A. 1891         (f)     4   -   0
Albin, A. - Exner, G.R. 1892         (f)     4.5   -   4.5
Albin, A. - Hodges, A.B. 1893         (f)     4   -   4
Albin, A. - Schottlander, A. 1893         (c)     2   -   2
Albin, A. - Delmar, E. (1) 1893 (1)         (c)     6.5   -   1.5
Albin, A. - Jasnogrodsky, N. 1893         (c)     4   -   0
Albin, A. - Delmar, E. (1) 1893 (2)         (c)     12   -   4
Albin, A. - Shipley, W.P. 1894         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
Albin, A. - Delmar, E. (1) 1894         (f)     5   -   2
Albin, A. - Mortimer, J. 1894         (c)     54   -   20
Showalter, J.W. - Albin, A. 1894         (f)     14   -   11
Albin, A. - Martinez, D.M. 1895         (c)     1   -   1
Albin, A. - Morgan, J.P. 1895         (c)     1   -   1
Albin, A. - Morgan, M. 1895         (c)     2   -   0
Albin, A. - Robinson, D.S. 1895         (c)     0   -   2
Albin, A. - Shipley, W.P. 1895         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Albin, A. - Voigt, H.G. 1895         (c)     2   -   4
Albin, A. - Farrar, E.H. 1895         (f)     2   -   0
Albin, A. - Wilcox, C.O. 1895         (f)     4.5   -   0.5
Albin, A. - Labatt, L.L. 1895 (1)         (f)     2   -   0
Albin, A. - Carborne, F. 1895         (f)     2   -   0
Albin, A. - Tennison, O.M. 1895         (f)     4   -   0
Albin, A. - Labatt, L.L. 1895 (2)         (f)     19   -   6
Schwarz, A. - Albin, A. 1897         (f)     2.5   -   1.5
Albin, A. - te Kolste, J.W. 1898         (f)     5   -   2
Albin, A. - Alapin, S.Z. 1900         (f)     3   -   3
Marco, G. - Albin, A. 1901         (f)     6   -   4
Taubenhaus, J. - Albin, A. 1901         (f)     3.5   -   0.5
Albin, A. - Reti, R. 1918         (f)     1   -   1

Tournament data

Vienna 1890     1st Kolisch Memorial Tournament     4  /  15
Graz 1890     Graz Tournament     0.5  /  6
Vienna 1891 (1)     Neuen Wiener Schachklub Meisterturnier     2  /  8
Vienna 1891 (2)     Wiener Schachgesellschaft Turnier     7  /  11
Dresden 1892 (1)     7th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     7  /  16
Vienna 1892     Vienna Championship     14  /  21
New York 1893 (13)     New York Tournament     8.5  /  13
New York 1893 (14)     Manhattan Café Tournament     5  /  9
Buffalo 1894 (1)     New York State Chess Association - Rice Trophy Competition     2.5  /  6
New York 1894 (6)     New York Tournament     6.5  /  10
Newark 1895 (2)     Newark - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Albin, A. - Hymes, E.     0 - 1    
Hastings 1895 (7)     Hastings International Congress - Master's Tournament     8.5  /  21
Vienna 1896 (1)     Vienna Championship     9  /  22
Nuremberg 1896     Nuremberg Tournament     7  /  18
Budapest 1896     Budapest Tournament     5  /  12
Vienna 1896 (3)     Vienna Tournament     1.5  /  5
Vienna 1896 (4)     Vienna Tournament     7  /  14
Berlin 1897 (7)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     2  /  15
Cologne 1898 (2)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     4  /  15
Vienna 1900 (1)     2nd Kolisch Memorial Tournament     4  /  11
Vienna 1900 (2)     Vienna Chess Club Winter Tourney - Master Group     6.5  /  12
Paris 1901     Cercle Phildor Tournament     3.5  /  5
Monte Carlo 1902     Monte Carlo International Tournament     12  /  25
Paris 1902 (1)     Café de la Régence Master Tournament     0.5  /  6
Paris 1902 (2)     2nd Café de la Régence Master Tournament     4  /  7
Monte Carlo 1903     Monte Carlo Tournament     8  /  26
Vienna 1905 (1)     King's Gambit Declined Tournament     5  /  15
Vienna 1905 (2)     Austro-Hungarian Championship Tournament     7  /  18
Vienna 1907     1st Trebitsch Memorial Tournament     3  /  13
Vienna 1909 (3)     Vienna Tournament     6  /  10
Vienna 1912     4th Trebitsch Memorial Tournament     4  /  10
Vienna 1913 (2)     5th Trebitsch Memorial Tournament     9.5  /  18
Vienna 1913 (3)     Vienna Club Amateur Tournament     8.5  /  11
Barcelona 1913     Barcelona Championship     22.5  /  26
Vienna 1914 (1)     6th Trebitsch Memorial Tournament     7  /  14


Player information updated: 5 May 2020