Albin, Adolf




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  124  2294 (67) 14
1884  132  2302 (71) 0
1885  126  2310 (73) 0
1886  123  2318 (73) 0
1887  115  2326 (71) 0
1888  113  2334 (66) 0
1889  100  2342 (58) 0
1890  96  2350 (44) 21
1891  74  2400 (38) 32
1892  42  2447 (32) 46
1893  27  2486 (29) 62
1894  39  2460 (27) 125
1895  50  2428 (28) 76
1896  63  2402 (28) 71
1897  103  2339 (36) 19
1898  101  2338 (38) 32
1899  91  2360 (45) 0
1900  80  2382 (39) 16
1901  64  2402 (34) 31
1902  64  2404 (33) 38
1903  91  2367 (37) 24
1904  92  2368 (44) 0
1905  88  2370 (37) 33
1906  117  2349 (47) 0
1907  139  2329 (47) 13
1908  142  2330 (52) 0
1909  153  2332 (51) 10
1910  134  2342 (55) 0
1911  125  2352 (54) 0
1912  112  2363 (47) 10
1913  93  2378 (42) 29
1914  85  2378 (48) 14
1915  82  2372 (63) 0
1916  87  2365 (73) 0
1917  92  2358 (80) 0
1918  96  2352 (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
   Goldman, Carl Schlechter!, page 523
   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. - Schultz, K. 1898         (f)     7.5   -   2.5
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 1883     Vienna Schachgesellschaft Championship     5  /  14
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 Chess Club Winter Tournament     14  /  21
New York 1893 (13)     Impromptu International 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)     Berliner Schachgesellschaft 70th Anniversary Congress - Meisterturnier     2  /  15
Cologne 1898 (2)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     4  /  15
Vienna 1900     2nd Kolisch Memorial Tournament     4  /  11
Vienna 1901 (1)     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
Vienna 1914 (1)     6th Trebitsch Memorial Tournament     7  /  14


Player information updated: 16 Nov. 2022