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Orrin Frink
Number of games in database: 3
Years covered: 1923 to 1926

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(born May-31-1901, died Mar-04-1988, 86 years old) United States of America

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Orrin Frink Jr., born in Brooklyn, taught in the mathematics department at Penn State University from 1928 to 1969. Before his professional career he was active in both New York and Chicago chess circles, his best result being a tie with David Janowski for 3rd-4th at the 1923-24 Manhattan Chess Club championship.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. O Frink vs F J Le Count 0-1131923BrooklynA45 Queen's Pawn Game
2. Carlos Torre vs O Frink  ½-½481924Manhattan CC-chA48 King's Indian
3. O Frink vs J Winter  1-054192627th Western Championship. Prelim BD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
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  GrahamClayton: Professor Orrin Frink (1901-1988) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He earned a BA, MA and Ph D from Columbia University by the mid 1920's. He held the following positions at the mathematics department of Penn State University:

Assistant Professor: 1928-29
Associate Professor: 1929-33
Professor: 1933-69
Head of Department: 1949-60

His youngest son gave Penn State $100,000 to create the Orrin and Aline Frink Trustee Matching Scholarship in the mathematics department.


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