Tarrasch With Gunsberg On Board

Tarrasch With Gunsberg On Board

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NM GreenLaser
Aug 1, 2009, 12:00 AM |
6 | Chess Players

Siegbert Tarrasch was born March 5, 1862 and died February 17, 1934. He was close to the best player in the world around 1890. His match with Mikhail Chigorin, a contender for the world championship, resulted in 9 wins for each after 22 games in 1893. Tarrasch was called the Teacher of Germany for spreading the modern ideas of chess.

Isidor Gunsberg was born November 2, 1854 in Budapest and died May 2, 1930 in London. Gunsberg played inside the chess machine called Mephisto. As an over the board player, he became close to the best. In 1890 he drew a match with Chigorin. He lost a title match with Wilhelm Steinitz in 1890 with 4 wins, 6 losses and 9 draws.

In this game, Tarrasch and Gunsberg contested a French Defense at a time when they were among the four best players in the world.

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