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Ignatz Von Popiel MP (1863 - 1941)

Ignatz (Ignaz, Ignacy) von Popiel (27 July 1863 in Galicia, Austria-Hungary – 2 May 1941) was a Ukrainian chess player. Popiel began his chess career in Lviv, Ukraine, in the 1880s. In 1886, h...

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Stephan Anton Popel MP (1907 - 1987)

Stephan Popel (15 August 1909 - 27 December 1987) was a philologist and chess champion of Lviv, Paris and eventually, of the Ukrainians in North America (USA and Canada). He was born in Komarnyky, Turk...

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Dr. Jur. Philipp Meitner (1839 - 1910)

Philipp Meitner (January 1838 – September 1910) was an Austrian lawyer and chess master. His most famous game was the "Immortal Draw" (Carl Hamppe vs Philipp Meitner, Vienna 1872).[1] He won a...

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Berthold Lasker (1860 - 1928)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Berthold Lasker (31 December 1860, Berlinchen - 19 October 1928) was a German chess master..." "...Born Jonathan Berthold Lasker, he was married to the poet and...

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Emil Zinner (1909 - 1942)

Emil Zinner (23 August 1909, Brno – 8 July 1942, Majdanek) was a Jewish-Czech chess master. He won an open tournament at Budapest 1926 (2nd unofficial Chess Olympiad); tied for 5-6th at Bilina 1...

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Hans Cohn (1897 - 1964)

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Paul Charles Morphy MP (1837 - 1884)

Paul Charles Morphy (1837-1884) On the 22 day of June in the year 1837 Paul Charles Morphy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to a prosperous family. His father was a prominent attorney, and his fam...

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Moisey Moissei Zacharowits Elyashiv Eljaschoff, a chess master (1869 - 1919)

ELIASHOV, Moisey parents; Zalkind Kalman,ben Juda and Khaia Sora,bat Aaron 6/4/1869 7 Iyar Kaunas Kaunas Kaunas Moissei Eljaschoff From Wikipedia, Moissei Zacharowits Eljaschoff (24 June 1870 ...

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Magnus Carlsen MP

Lommedalen, Bærum, Akershus, Norway

Magnus Carlsen won the 2013 World Chess Championship in Chennai, India to become the 16th Undisputed World Champion of Chess. Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen er en norsk sjakkspiller. Per 4. desembe...

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Simen Agdestein MP

Simen Agdestein Sjakkspiller. Foreldre: Sivilingeniør Reidar Frank Agdestein (1927–2002) og sekretær Unni Jørgensen (1934–). Gift 26.10.1996 med Marianne Aasen (21....

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Baron Ignaz von Kolisch MP (1837 - 1889)

Baron Ignatz von Kolisch (6 April 1837, Pressburg, Austrian Empire (today Bratislava, Slovakia) – 30 April 1889, Vienna), also Baron Ignaz von Kolisch (German) or báró Kolisch Ig...

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Wilhelm Steinitz MP (1836 - 1900)

Wilhelm (later William) Steinitz (Prague, May 17, 1836 – August 12, 1900) was an Austrian and then American chess player and the first undisputed world chess champion from 1886 to 1894. From the...

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Lodewijk (Salomon) Prins MP (1913 - 1999)

Lodewijk Prins (27 January 1913, Amsterdam – 11 November 1999) was a Dutch chess player and referee of chess competitions. Prins was awarded the International Master title in 1950, and was made ...

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Ivo Ivica Kurtić MP (c.1950 - c.1986)

Ivo Kurtic was the Uruguayan Chess Champion at 1983. He pass away at 1986. Variaciones de ELO Memorial Ivo Kurtic Publicamos las variaciones de ELO generadas en el torneo homenaje al malogrado ajedre...

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Paul Keres MP (1916 - 1975)

Paul Keres (January 7, 1916 – June 5, 1975), was an Estonian chess grandmaster, and a renowned chess writer. He was among the world's top players from the mid-1930s to the mid-1960s. ...

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Emanuel Lasker MP (1868 - 1941)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Emanuel Lasker (December 24, 1868 – January 11, 1941) was a German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher who was World Chess Champion for 27 years. ...

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José Raúl Capablanca MP (1888 - 1942)

Chess World Champion, 1921-1927. Campeón Mundial de Ajedrez, 1921-1927 José Raúl Capablanca y Graupera (19 November 1888 – 8 March 1942) was a Cuban chess player who w...

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James Alex. Rynd MP (c.1846 - 1917)

The Irish Times of Monday 19th March 1917 carried this obituary to Rynd, who had died two days earlier: His many friends in both branches of the legal profession, and many outside the ranks of that p...

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