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Karl Ernst Adolf Anderssen (July 6, 1818 – March 13, 1879)"Anderssen, Adolf" in The New Encyclopædia Britannica.
Adolf Schwarz (31 October 1836, Gálszécs, Hungary, now Sečovce, Slovakia – 25 October 1910, Vienna) was an Austria-Hungarian chess master.
Alexander Fritz (15 January 1857, Kirchlotheim – 22 April 1932, Alsfeld) was a German chess master.
Alexander Wittek (12 October 1852, Sisak – 11 May 1894, Graz) was an Austrian-Hungarian architect and chess master.
Alfred Muller Simpson (4 April 1843 – 28 September 1917), invariably known as Alfred M. Simpson or A. M. Simpson, was a South Australian industrialist, a principal of the manufacturing firm of A. Simpson & Son.
The American Chess Congress was a series of chess tournaments held in the United States, a predecessor to the current U.S. Chess Championship.
Amos Burn (1848–1925) was an English chess player, one of the world's leading players at the end of the 19th century, and a chess writer.
The Anglo-American cable chess matches were a series of yearly chess matches between teams from the United States and Great Britain conducted over transatlantic cable from 1896 to 1911, except for the three-year gap of 1904 to 1906 when no matches were held.
Arnold Schottländer (2 April 1854 – 9 September 1909) was a German chess master.
The 1870 chess tournament in Baden-Baden can be regarded as the first strong tournament.
The Benoni Defense is a chess opening characterized by the moves: Black can then sacrifice a pawn with 3...b5 (the Benko Gambit), otherwise 3...e6 is the most common move (although 3...d6 or 3...g6 are also seen, typically transposing to main lines).
The Deutscher Schachbund (DSB, the German Chess Federation) had been founded in Leipzig on July 18, 1877.
The Internationales Turnier Berlin 1897 celebrated seventy years of the Berliner Schachgesellschaft.
Berthold Englisch (9 July 1851, Hotzenplotz – 19 October 1897, Vienna) was a leading Austrian chess master.
Blackburne is a surname.
Blindfold chess (also known as sans voir) is a form of chess play wherein the players do not see the positions of the pieces or touch them.
Robert James Fischer (March 9, 1943January 17, 2008) was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion.
The British Chess Championship is organised by the English Chess Federation.
Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries (also known as Ladywell and Brockley Cemetery) were opened within one month of each other in 1858 and are sited on adjacent plots of previously open land.
Carl Friedrich Schmid (22 April 1840 – 31 March 1897) was a Baltic German chess player.
Carl Wemmers (1845 – 18 September 1882) was a German chess master.
Celso Golmayo y Zúpide (24 April 1820, Logroño, Spain – 1 April 1898, Havana) was a Spanish–Cuban chess master.
Charles Edward Ranken (5 January 1828 – 12 April 1905) was a Church of England clergyman and a minor British chess master.
In chess, several checkmate patterns occur frequently, or are otherwise of such interest to scholars, so as to have acquired specific names in chess commentary.
The middlegame in chess refers to the portion of the game in between the opening and the endgame.
The Danish Gambit, known as the Nordisches Gambit (Nordic Gambit) in German, and the Noors Gambiet (Norwegian Gambit) in Dutch, is a chess opening that begins with the moves: White will sacrifice one or two pawns for the sake of rapid and the attack.
The Danvers Opening,Edward Winter, at chesshistory.com also known as the Kentucky Opening,, Dubuque Chess Journal, May 1875, page 250 scanned at Hathitrust (original from New York Public Library) Queen's Attack, Queen's Excursion, Wayward Queen Attack, Patzer OpeningLev Alburt & Al Lawrence,, Rowman & Littlefield, 2010 or Parham AttackThe Chess Drum,, 6 July 2003 is an unorthodox chess opening characterized by the moves.
Dawid Markelowicz Janowski (25 May 1868 – 15 January 1927; often spelled David) was a leading Polish chess master and subsequent French citizen.
Displacement chess is a family of chess variants in which a few pieces are transposed in the initial standard chess position.
The Deutscher Schachbund (DSB) was founded in Leipzig on 18 July, 1877.
The Dunst Opening is a chess opening where White opens with the move: This fairly uncommon opening may have more names than any other: it is also called the Heinrichsen Opening, Baltic Opening, van Geet's Opening, Sleipnir Opening, Kotrč's Opening, Meštrović Opening, Romanian Opening, Queen's Knight Attack, Queen's Knight Opening, Millard's Opening, Knight on the Left, and (in German) der Linksspringer.
Emanuel Lasker (December 24, 1868 – January 11, 1941) was a German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher who was World Chess Champion for 27 years (from 1894 to 1921).
Emil Schallopp (1 August 1843, Friesack, Germany – 9 April 1919, Berlin) was a German chess player and author.
Francis Joseph Lee (c. 1857, London – 12 September 1909, London) was an English chess master.
Frank James Marshall (August 10, 1877 – November 9, 1944) was the U.S. Chess Champion from 1909 to 1936, and one of the world's strongest chess players in the early part of the 20th century.
Fritz Riemann (2 January 1859, Weistritz, near Schweidnitz – 25 November 1932, Erfurt) was a German chess master.
Géza Maróczy (3 March 1870 – 29 May 1951) was a Hungarian chess master, one of the leading players in the world in his time.
George Alcock MacDonnell (16 August 1830 in Dublin – 3 June 1899 in London) was an Anglican clergyman as well as a chess master and writer.
George Hatfeild Dingley Gossip (December 6, 1841 – May 11, 1907) was a minor American-English chess master and writer.
George Henry Mackenzie (24 March 1837, North Kessock, Scotland – 14 April 1891, New York City) was a Scottish-American chess master.
The German Chess Championship has been played since 1861, and determines the national champion.
The Jerome Gambit is an unsound chess opening which is an offshoot of the Giuoco Piano.
Harry Nelson Pillsbury (December 5, 1872 – June 17, 1906) was a leading American chess player.
Hartwig Cassel (November 2, 1850 in Konitz, West Prussia (now Chojnice, Poland) – 1929) was a chess journalist, editor and promoter in Great Britain and the United States of America.
The Hastings 1895 chess tournament was a round-robin tournament of chess conducted in Hastings, England from August 5 to September 2, 1895.
The Hastings International Chess Congress is an annual chess tournament which takes place in Hastings, England, around the turn of the year.
Henry Charlick (8 July 1845 in London, England – 26 July 1916 in Adelaide, Australia) was a leading Australian chess master in the 1880s.
Hypermodernism is a school of chess that emerged after World War I. It featured challenges to the chess ideas of central European masters, including Wilhelm Steinitz's approach to the centre and the rules established by Siegbert Tarrasch.
Isidor Arthur Gunsberg (1 November 1854 – 2 May 1930) was a Hungarian chess player, best known for narrowly losing the 1891 World Chess Championship match to Wilhelm Steinitz.
The Blackburne Shilling Gambit is the name facetiously given to a dubious chess opening, derived from an offshoot of the Italian Game, that begins: It is also sometimes referred to as the Kostić Gambit after the Serbian grandmaster Borislav Kostić, who played it in the early 20th century.
Jacques Mieses (born Jakob Mieses; 27 February 1865 – 23 February 1954) was a German-born chess Grandmaster and writer.
Jacques Schwarz (January 1856 – 13 June 1921) was an Austrian chess master.
Major James Moore Hanham (January 4, 1840 Woodville, Mississippi – December 30, 1923 New York, New York) was an American chess master, who played in many American and international chess tournaments between 1884 and 1889.
James Mortimer (April 22, 1833 – February 24, 1911) was an American chess player, journalist, and playwright who spent the last 40 years of his life in Britain.
Jean (Jan) Taubenhaus (born 14 December 1850, Warsaw – died 14 September 1919, Paris) was a Polish–born French chess master.
Johann Nepomuk Berger (11 April 1845, Graz – 17 October 1933) was an Austrian chess master, theorist, endgame study composer, author and editor.
Johannes Minckwitz (April 11, 1843, Leipzig – May 20, 1901, Biebrich) was a German chess player and author.
Johannes Hermann Zukertort (Polish: Jan Hermann Cukiertort; 7 September 1842 – 20 June 1888) was a leading German-Polish chess master.
John Wisker (30 May 1846 in Kingston upon Hull, England – 18 January 1884 in Richmond, Victoria) was an English chess player and journalist.
Jonathan Penrose, OBE (born 7 October 1933, in Colchester) is an English chess Grandmaster and International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster (1983) who won the British Chess Championship ten times between 1958 and 1969.
Joseph Noa (21 October 1856, Nagybecskerek – 1 June 1903, Budapest) was a Hungarian chess master.
Joseph Blackburn may refer to.
Karl (Carl) Pitschel (1829 – 29 January 1883) was an Austrian chess master.
The Légal Trap or Blackburne Trap (also known as Légal Pseudo-Sacrifice and Légal Mate) is a chess opening, characterized by a queen sacrifice followed by checkmate with minor pieces if Black accepts the sacrifice.
Leamington Chess Club was founded in 1851 in Royal Leamington Spa., the year of the first International Tournament in London.
This is a list of chess books that are used as references in articles related to chess.
The Oxford Companion to Chess lists 1,327 named openings and variants.
This list of chess players includes people who are primarily known as chess players and have an article on the English Wikipedia.
This article lists some of the famous small chess tournaments in history.
This article depicts many of the strongest international chess tournaments in history.
>> List of ''Vanity Fair'' caricatures (1890–94) The following is from a list of caricatures published 1885–89 by the British magazine Vanity Fair (1868–1914).
This is a list of world records in chess as achieved in organized tournament, match, or simultaneous exhibition play.
An international chess tournament was held in London, during the second British world exhibition, in 1862.
The London 1883 chess tournament was a strong chess tournament among most of the leading players of the day.
The London 1899 chess tournament was without a doubt one of the very strongest tournaments ever held on British soil.
Louis van Vliet (17 August 1854, AmsterdamPeter de Jong, at chess club.org – 15 June 1932, London) was a Dutch chess master.
Mary Rudge (6 February 1842 in Leominster – 22 November 1919 in London) was an English chess master.
Miksa (Max) Fleissig (10 November 1845, in Csenger – 23 January 1919) was a Hungarian-born Austrian chess master.
Max Harmonist (Berlin, 10 February 1864–16 October 1907) was a leading German chess master.
Miksa (Max) Weisz (21 July 1857 – 14 March 1927) was an Austrian chess player born in the Kingdom of Hungary.
Mikhail Ivanovich Chigorin (also Tchigorin; Михаи́л Ива́нович Чиго́рин; –) was a leading Russian chess player.
The Monte Carlo chess tournament was established in 1901.
The Morphy number is a measure of how closely a chess player is connected to Paul Morphy (1837–1884) by way of playing chess games.
The Nimzo-Indian Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Other move orders, such as 1.c4 e6 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.d4 Bb4, are also feasible.
The tournament at Nürnberg 1896 should have become 10.
Oscar Gelbfuhs (November 9, 1852 in Šternberk, Moravia – September 27, 1877 in Cieszyn, Austrian Silesia) was a Moravian-Austrian chess master.
The tournament was divided into two sections: the Championship Tournament and the Masters' Tournament.
The Oxford University Chess Club (OUCC) was founded at the University of Oxford in 1869, OlimpBase - Encyclopaedia of Team Chess, Susan Polgar Chess Blog, February 10, 2008 and is the oldest university chess club in the United Kingdom.
The revival of France after the Franco-Prussian War was demonstrated by a world exhibition.
Paul Lipke (30 June 1870 – 8 March 1955) was a German chess master.
Philipp Meitner (24 August 1839, Vienna – 9 December 1910, Vienna) was an Austrian lawyer and chess master.
Samuel Rosenthal (7 September 1837, Suwałki, then Russian Empire – 12 September 1902, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was a Jewish chess master.
The Scandinavian Defense (or Center Counter Defense, or Center Counter Game) is a chess opening characterized by the moves.
A school of chess denotes a chess player or group of players that share common ideas about the strategy of the game.
Siegbert Tarrasch (5 March 1862 – 17 February 1934) was one of the strongest chess players and most influential chess teachers of the late 19th and early 20th century.
In chess, a smothered mate is a checkmate delivered by a knight in which the mated king is unable to move because he is surrounded (or smothered) by his own pieces.
Szymon Abramowicz Winawer (Warsaw, March 6, 1838 – Warsaw, November 29, 1919) was a leading chess player who won the German Chess Championship in 1883.
The Vienna 1873 chess tournament was a side event of the world exhibition of 1873 (the fifth since the first Great Exhibition in London in 1851).
The second international Vienna 1882 chess tournament was one of the longest and strongest chess tournaments ever played.
The tournament celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria's accession to the throne of Austria-Hungary.
Wilfried Paulsen (31 July 1828 – 6 February 1901) was a German chess master, an elder brother of Louis Paulsen.
Wilhelm (later William) Steinitz (May 17, 1836 – August 12, 1900) was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894.
William Ewart Napier (17 January 1881 in East Dulwich, Surrey - 6 September 1952 in Washington, D.C.) was an American chess master of English birth.
William Henry Krause Pollock (21 February 1859 in Cheltenham – 5 October 1896 in Clifton, England) was an English chess master, and a surgeon.
William Norwood Potter (27 August 1840 – 13 March 1895) was an English chess master and writer.
The World Chess Championship 1886 was the first official World Chess Championship match contested by Wilhelm Steinitz and Johannes Zukertort.
Events in chess in 1900.
Events in chess in 1901.
Events in chess in 1914.