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Falkbeer, Ernst

Ernst Falkbeer (1819-1885) was an Austrian player who contributed to the King’s Gambit (Falkbeer Counter Gambit - 1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.exd5 e4).  In 1855 he gave the game between Anderssen and Kieseritzky played in 1851 its name of the Immortal Game.  In 1855, he founded Austria's first chess magazine, Wiener SchachzeitungIn 1856 he was one of the top five players in the world.  From 1857 to 1859, he wrote a chess column for the London Sunday Times.  From 1863 to 1867 he edited The Chess Player’s Magazine with Lowenthal.  From 1877 to 1885, he wrote a chess column for the Neue Illustrierte Zeitung. 

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