Fink, Adolf




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1909  689  2061 (77) 15
1910  624  2088 (78) 0
1911  589  2115 (77) 0
1912  522  2143 (75) 0
1913  467  2170 (70) 9
1914  434  2172 (75) 0
1915  407  2174 (78) 1
1916  388  2180 (79) 1
1917  372  2188 (78) 1
1918  328  2211 (78) 0
1919  290  2233 (75) 0
1920  262  2256 (70) 0
1921  235  2278 (63) 0
1922  189  2301 (51) 21
1923  174  2315 (51) 11
1924  176  2318 (54) 0
1925  177  2322 (50) 13
1926  214  2307 (47) 13
1927  299  2280 (50) 9
1928  352  2264 (53) 7
1929  429  2240 (53) 8
1930  563  2201 (53) 8
1931  649  2185 (54) 10
1932  629  2190 (57) 11
1933  693  2180 (66) 0
1934  712  2171 (73) 0
1935  774  2162 (77) 0
1936  755  2153 (78) 0
1937  725  2144 (78) 0
1938  730  2134 (77) 0
1939  615  2125 (73) 18

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Fink, Adolf Jay  
Born: 19 July 1890
Died: 15 Dec. 1956
 
Notes:
Gaige has date of birth 19-07-1890; Woodger has date of birth 01-07-1890. The American Chess Bulletin of Jul. 1913 (p.155) has 'Adolph J. Fink'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 323
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 113
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1936-1940, page 353
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 119
   Skinner and Verhoeven, Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games, page 355
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 75
   Woodger, Reuben Fine, page 350
Periodicals
   [ACB], vol. 10, no. 7, July 1913, page 155
   [ACB], vol. 10, no. 11, Nov. 1913, page 252
Web
   Donaldson, John.  [History of the MI Chess Room]
   [California Chess Tournaments]

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

Piper, T.H.J.D. - Fink, A.J. 1917         (c)     1   -   0
Gruer, E.W. - Fink, A.J. 1925         (f)     5   -   5
Fink, A.J. - Bagby, C.L. 1939         (f)     5   -   5

Tournament data

San Francisco 1909     Mechanics Institute Tournament     11  /  16
San Francisco and Portland, Oregon 1912     San Francisco - Portland Telegraphic Match    
  Fink, A.J. - Goldman, O.     0 - 1    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1913     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Fink, A.J. - Frazier, O.E.     1 - 0    
San Francisco 1913     San Francisco Invitation Tournament     4.5  /  7
  Fink, A.J. - Hallwegen, G.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Fink, A.J. - Clarke, E.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1915     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Fink, A.J. - Woodward, G.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1916     San Francisco - Southern California Telegraphic Match    
  Fink, A.J. - Gibbs, G.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
San Francisco 1922     1st California Championship     5.5  /  10
Los Angeles 1922     2nd California Championship     9  /  11
San Francisco 1923     24th Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  11
Los Angeles 1925     California Championship     6.5  /  8
Chicago 1926 (3)     27th Western Chess Association Meeting - Master Tournament     5  /  12
Oakland 1926     California Championship Play-Off    
  Fink, A.J. - Gruer, E.W.     0 - 1    
Los Angeles 1927     California Championship     5.5  /  9
San Francisco 1928     California Championship     5.5  /  8
  Fink, A.J. - Gross, H. (1)     1 - 0    
Los Angeles 1929     California Championship     6  /  8
San Francisco 1930     California Championship     3.5  /  8
Los Angeles 1931     California Championship     5  /  10
Pasadena 1932 (1)     Pasadena International Tournament     3  /  11
California 1939     California Championship     3  /  8


Player information updated: 13 Feb. 2024