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Solomon Rubinstein
Number of games in database: 10
Years covered: 1913 to 1916
Overall record: +2 -8 =0 (20.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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(born 1868, died Nov-27-1931, 63 years old) Poland (citizen of United States of America)

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Rubinstein moved to San Francisco circa 1915. He was manager of a Chess, Checker and Whist Club there.

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Marshall vs S Rubinstein 1-016 1913 American NationalA40 Queen's Pawn Game
2. H Kline vs S Rubinstein  1-032 1913 American NationalD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
3. C Jaffe vs S Rubinstein 0-142 1913 American NationalC01 French, Exchange
4. E Tennenwurzel vs S Rubinstein  1-045 1913 American NationalD05 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Kupchik vs S Rubinstein  1-042 1913 American NationalD05 Queen's Pawn Game
6. S Rubinstein vs J S Morrison  1-034 1913 American NationalC50 Giuoco Piano
7. Janowski vs S Rubinstein  1-037 1913 American NationalB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
8. S Rubinstein vs Capablanca 0-131 1913 American NationalA55 Old Indian, Main line
9. S Rubinstein vs J Stapfer 0-134 1913 American NationalA53 Old Indian
10. S Rubinstein vs A J Fink 0-132 1916 ?C59 Two Knights
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May-23-04  Swindler: Is Solomon related in any way to Akiba? I know Akiba got married in 1917, so it seems unlikely that Solomon is his son. I also have a vague memory that Akibas siblings passed away at a young age, so I don't think that he's a brother.

Anybody know?

Apr-25-05  aw1988: I have no clue, perhaps just a namesake like Garry Kasparov and Sergey Kasparov.
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  Phony Benoni: I think the son theory can be ruled out. Jeremy Gaige, in <Chess Personalia> gives his birthdate at 1868 in Poland, making him fourteen years older than Akiba. He died 11/27/1931 in Los Angeles.
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  Karpova: Dr. Emanuel Lasker, Berlin, February 6, on New York 1913 (the masters who were not yet internationally known):

<Sie heißen Kupchik, Zapoleon, Liebenstein, Stapfer, Kline, Morrison, Whitaker, Tanenwurzel und Rubinstein. Der letztere ist nicht der berühmte russische Meister und wird nach seinen Partien zu schließen kaum den Ehrgeiz spüren, seinem Namensvetter den Rang abzulaufen.>

(They are named Kupchik, Zapoleon, Liebenstein, Stapfer, Kline, Morrison, Whitaker, Tanenwurzel and Rubinstein. The latter is not the famous Russian master and will, deduced from his games, barely feel the ambition to overtake his namesake.)

Source: 'Pester Lloyd', 1913.02.09, p. 10

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