Robinson, Alfred




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  56  2419 (53) 18
1887  48  2438 (46) 17
1888  63  2406 (48) 1
1889  79  2378 (39) 39
1890  88  2362 (45) 14
1891  109  2340 (54) 1
1892  120  2333 (59) 2
1893  117  2335 (61) 1
1894  116  2336 (61) 0
1895  110  2338 (56) 15
1896  135  2310 (63) 1
1897  157  2284 (68) 2
1898  184  2262 (73) 1
1899  207  2249 (78) 1
1900  221  2232 (84) 0
1901  241  2216 (88) 1
1902  269  2203 (93) 0
1903  306  2191 (97) 0
1904  340  2178 (100) 0
1905  360  2166 (103) 0
1906  388  2153 (105) 0
1907  413  2141 (106) 1
1908  426  2133 (109) 1
1909  465  2120 (114) 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 (2)     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     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    


Player information updated: 16 May 2018