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Henry Thomas Buckle (1821 - 1862)

Henry Thomas Buckle (24 November 1821 – 29 May 1862) was an English historian, the author of an unfinished History of Civilization, and a strong amateur chess player. He is sometimes called "t...

6/17/2016 6/18/2016

Bobby Fischer MP (1943 - 2008)

"Bobby"

Robert James "Bobby" Fischer (March 9, 1943 – January 17, 2008) was an American chess Grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion. Many consider him the greatest chess player of all time...

4/10/2016 4/10/2016

Garry Kasparov MP

"Garik"

Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Russian: Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́&#x...

4/10/2016 4/10/2016

Richard Réti (1889 - 1929)

12/16/2014 2/19/2016

Lajos Steiner (1903 - 1975)

2/6/2008 2/14/2016

(No Name) (deceased)

"The Last Knight of the King's Gambit"

2/2/2016 2/8/2016

Nathan Joseph Harry Divinsky MP (1925 - 2012)

Notes Location info: Winnipeg (birth), Vancouver (death) Canadian mathematician , university professor, chess master , chess writer , and chess official. Canadian Chess Hall of Fame inductee, 2...

11/8/2010 1/23/2016

2/7/2009 9/27/2015

Jacobo Bolbochán (1906 - 1984)

Jacobo Bolbochán (26 December 1906 – 29 July 1984) was an Argentine chess master of Jewish origins. He played many times in the Argentine Chess Championships. He won twice (1931 and 193...

8/11/2010 9/20/2015

Julio Bolbochán (1920 - 1996)

"Tule"

Julio Bolbochán (Buenos Aires, 20 March 1920–Caracas, 28 June 1996) was the Argentine chess champion in 1946 and 1948. He learned the game from his older brother, Jacobo Bolbochá...

8/11/2010 9/20/2015

Lev Aronin MP (1920 - 1983)

Lev Aronin (20 July 1920, Kuibyshev – 3 October 1983, Moscow) was a Soviet International Master of chess. He was a meteorologist by profession. Lev Solomonovich Aronin played in eight USSR C...

9/9/2008 4/13/2015

David Eugene Delmar MP (1841 - 1909)

Eugene Delmar (born September 12, 1841, New York – died February 22, 1909, New York), was one of the leading United States chess masters of 19th century and the four-time New York State champi...

4/9/2012 4/12/2015

Samuel Reshevsky MP (1911 - 1992)

Samuel "Sammy" Herman Reshevsky (born Szmul Rzeszewski; November 26, 1911 – April 4, 1992) was a Polish chess prodigy and later a leading American chess grandmaster. He was a strong contender ...

5/30/2010 4/11/2015

Edward Lasker MP (1885 - 1981)

Edward Lasker (December 3, 1885 – March 25, 1981) was a leading German-American chess and Go player. He was awarded the title of International Master of chess by FIDE. Lasker was an engineer by ...

12/10/2011 4/11/2015

Machgielis (Max) Euwe MP (1901 - 1981)

wereldkampioen schaken 1935-1937 cum laude gepromoveerd (Universiteit van Amsterdam) op 28 april 1926 bij prof. dr. R. Weitzenböck

12/4/2014 3/29/2015

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...

7/29/2009 5/2/2013

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...

4/21/2008 5/2/2013

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...

5/22/2011 2/19/2013

Dr. Jonathan Berthold Lasker MP (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...

9/24/2011 2/19/2013

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...

6/12/2010 2/19/2013

Hans Cohn (1897 - 1964)

12/25/2008 2/19/2013

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...

4/24/2011 2/19/2013

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 ...

2/3/2013 2/19/2013

Magnus Carlsen MP

Lommedalen, Bærum, Akershus, Norway

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...

12/5/2012 12/5/2012

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

6/26/2008 4/21/2012

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...

2/7/2009 2/19/2012

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...

6/3/2011 2/19/2012

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 ...

7/18/2011 7/18/2011

Ivo Ivica Kurtić MP (c.1957 - 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...

5/1/2007 3/12/2011

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. ...

11/26/2009 2/5/2011

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. ...

6/20/2008 2/5/2011

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...

10/30/2008 2/4/2011

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...

10/2/2009 2/4/2011