Reuben Fine

1914 - 1993

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Reuben C. Fine (October 11, 1914 – March 26, 1993) was an American chess player, psychologist, university professor, and author of many books on both chess and psychology. He was one of the strongest chess players in the world from the mid-1930s until his retirement from chess in 1951. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Reuben Fine has received more than 163,297 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Reuben Fine is the 60th most popular chess player (up from 72nd in 2019), the 3,225th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,488th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Reuben Fine ranks 60 out of 376Before him are Dawid Janowski, Isidor Gunsberg, Isaac Boleslavsky, Elisaveta Bykova, Harry Nelson Pillsbury, and Alessandro Salvio. After him are Lionel Kieseritzky, Szymon Winawer, Pal Benko, Rudolf Spielmann, Philipp Stamma, and Alexander Kotov.

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Among people born in 1914, Reuben Fine ranks 135Before him are Sun Ra, Jerry Siegel, Felice Borel, Gyula Cseszneky, Beatrice Straight, and Dobri Dobrev. After him are Frances Oldham Kelsey, Joe Shuster, John Ireland, Carlos Castillo Armas, Henri Langlois, and Jorge Bolet. Among people deceased in 1993, Reuben Fine ranks 93Before him are Felice Borel, Frunzik Mkrtchyan, Maurice Yaméogo, Euronymous, Deke Slayton, and Bruno Rossi. After him are Christian Metz, Emile Ardolino, Jan Gies, Richard Jordan, Henry Hazlitt, and GG Allin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Reuben Fine ranks 3,225 out of 15,968Before him are Isaiah Washington (1963), Jim Hines (1946), Hannibal Hamlin (1809), Mariska Hargitay (1964), Alexander Vandegrift (1887), and Allen Garfield (1939). After him are Mancur Olson (1932), Kenny G (1956), Larry Clark (1943), Horace McCoy (1897), Fernando J. Corbató (1926), and Coolio (1963).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In United States

Among chess players born in United States, Reuben Fine ranks 5Before him are Bobby Fischer (1943), Paul Morphy (1837), Frank Marshall (1877), and Harry Nelson Pillsbury (1872). After him are William Lombardy (1937), Jackson Showalter (1860), Isaac Kashdan (1905), Robert Byrne (1928), Arnold Denker (1914), Nick de Firmian (1957), and Fabiano Caruana (1992).