Factor, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1920  43  2439 (50) 14
1921  43  2445 (44) 22
1922  38  2453 (46) 11
1923  49  2439 (46) 11
1924  52  2430 (44) 16
1925  57  2423 (45) 13
1926  75  2402 (43) 13
1927  116  2369 (43) 9
1928  110  2381 (38) 26
1929  137  2369 (44) 10
1930  107  2391 (44) 15
1931  126  2382 (44) 8
1932  158  2354 (39) 29
1933  163  2353 (42) 13
1934  161  2352 (45) 8
1935  129  2369 (43) 19
1936  103  2394 (44) 26
1937  109  2388 (58) 0
1938  122  2382 (67) 0
1939  122  2376 (73) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Factor, Samuel D.  
Born: 22 Sep. 1892
Died: 11 Jan. 1949
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 304
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 322
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 381
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1936-1940, page 353
   Donaldson and Minev, Life and Games of Rubinstein, Vol. 1, page 308
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 113
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 167
   Skinner and Verhoeven, Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games, page 352
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 71
   Woodger, Reuben Fine, page 349

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

Factor, S.D. - van Gelder, G.J. 1920         (f)     4   -   2
Factor, S.D. - Olland, A.G. 1920         (f)     3.5   -   1.5
Reshevsky, S.H. - Factor, S.D. 1927         (f)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Rotterdam 1920     Rotterdam Tournament     1.5  /  3
Atlantic City 1921 (1)     8th American Chess Congress - Open Masters Tournament     6  /  11
Cleveland 1921     22nd Western Chess Association Tournament     9  /  11
Louisville 1922     23rd Western Chess Association Tournament     9.5  /  11
San Francisco 1923     24th Western Chess Association Tournament     8  /  11
Detroit 1924     25th Western Chess Association Tournament     11.5  /  16
Cedar Point 1925     26th Western Chess Association Tournament     11  /  13
Chicago 1926 (3)     27th Western Chess Association Meeting - Master Tournament     6.5  /  12
London, England and Chicago 1926     London - Chicago Telegraphic Match    
  Factor, S.D. - Sergeant, E.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
Kalamazoo 1927 (1)     1st National Chess Federation Congress     3  /  8
Chicago 1928     Chicago City Championship     6.5  /  8
The Hague 1928 (2)     2nd Olympiad     6.5  /  11
Bradley Beach 1928     Bradley Beach Tournament     3.5  /  7
Saint Louis 1929     30th Western Chess Association Tournament     6  /  10
Chicago 1930 (1)     31st Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  8
Chicago 1930 (2)     Chicago City Championship     6.5  /  7
Tulsa 1931     32nd Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  9
Chicago 1932     Chicago Championship     5  /  7
Minneapolis 1932     33rd Western Chess Association Championship     4.5  /  11
Pasadena 1932 (1)     Pasadena International Tournament     5  /  11
Detroit 1933     34th Western Chess Association Championship     7.5  /  13
Chicago 1934 (9)     Chicago Championship     5.5  /  8
Milwaukee 1935 (1)     36th American Chess Federation Congress - Preliminary A     6.5  /  9
Milwaukee 1935 (4)     36th American Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5.5  /  10
New York 1936 (5)     U.S. Championship - Preliminary A     10  /  11
New York 1936 (9)     U.S. Championship - Final     6.5  /  15
Chicago 1939     Chicago Championship     9  /  10


Player information updated: 8 Dec. 2023