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Jeu du jour Aug/25/09

Jeu du jour Aug/25/09

Aug 25, 2009, 4:22 PM 0

[Event "?"]
[Site "London"]
[Date "1790"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Captain Smith"]
[Black "Philidor"]
[TimeControl "0/0"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C24"]


François-André Danican Philidor (September 7, 1726 - August 31, 1795) was a French chess player and composer. He was regarded as the best chess player of his age (see any of the References), although the title of World Chess Champion was not yet in existence. Philidor's book Analyse du jeu des Échecs was considered a standard chess manual for at least a century. He was commonly referred to as André Danican Philidor during his lifetime.

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