Albin, Adolf




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  122  2299 (67) 14
1884  126  2308 (71) 0
1885  121  2316 (73) 0
1886  119  2325 (73) 0
1887  112  2333 (71) 0
1888  107  2342 (66) 0
1889  99  2350 (58) 0
1890  94  2359 (44) 21
1891  74  2411 (38) 32
1892  36  2462 (32) 46
1893  30  2502 (29) 62
1894  37  2475 (27) 125
1895  46  2444 (28) 76
1896  60  2416 (28) 71
1897  96  2356 (36) 19
1898  93  2361 (38) 22
1899  79  2387 (44) 0
1900  65  2412 (37) 28
1901  60  2413 (37) 19
1902  59  2415 (33) 38
1903  89  2377 (37) 24
1904  91  2379 (44) 0
1905  88  2380 (38) 33
1906  114  2359 (47) 0
1907  136  2338 (47) 13
1908  130  2340 (52) 0
1909  141  2342 (51) 10
1910  128  2353 (55) 0
1911  123  2364 (54) 0
1912  107  2375 (46) 10
1913  86  2395 (39) 55
1914  77  2396 (48) 14
1915  75  2389 (62) 0
1916  76  2381 (72) 0
1917  79  2374 (80) 0
1918  88  2367 (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
   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. - 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)     New York 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)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     2  /  15
Cologne 1898 (2)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     4  /  15
Vienna 1900 (1)     2nd Kolisch Memorial Tournament     4  /  11
Vienna 1900 (2)     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
Barcelona 1913     Barcelona Championship     22.5  /  26
Vienna 1914 (1)     6th Trebitsch Memorial Tournament     7  /  14


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021