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Orrin Frink
Number of games in database: 7
Years covered: 1923 to 1926
Overall record: +4 -1 =2 (71.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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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 Chajes vs O Frink  ½-½511923New York Metropolitan ttC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
2. O Frink vs F J Le Count 0-1131923New York Metropolitan ttA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Torre vs O Frink  ½-½481924Manhattan CC-chA48 King's Indian
4. O Frink vs Kupchik  1-0211924Metropolitan Chess LeagueC41 Philidor Defense
5. O Frink vs Kashdan  1-0301925Metropolitan League MatchD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. O Frink vs A Margolis 1-0401926Cambridge Springs Test TournamentD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. 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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