Robinson, Alfred




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  60  2419 (53) 18
1887  53  2438 (46) 17
1888  68  2407 (47) 1
1889  82  2377 (39) 39
1890  93  2360 (45) 14
1891  119  2337 (54) 1
1892  129  2330 (59) 2
1893  127  2330 (61) 1
1894  133  2331 (61) 0
1895  134  2331 (56) 15
1896  159  2302 (63) 1
1897  185  2274 (68) 2
1898  223  2250 (73) 1
1899  242  2235 (78) 1
1900  264  2216 (83) 0
1901  298  2198 (87) 1
1902  326  2185 (92) 0
1903  365  2172 (96) 0
1904  405  2159 (99) 0
1905  434  2146 (101) 0
1906  467  2133 (102) 0
1907  494  2120 (103) 1
1908  521  2113 (105) 1
1909  585  2099 (110) 1
1910  604  2088 (115) 0
1911  663  2078 (119) 0
1912  678  2067 (123) 0
1913  692  2056 (127) 0
1914  671  2046 (131) 0
1915  652  2035 (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