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Emmanuel Stepanovich Schiffers (1850-1906) was a Russian master. He began to play chess around the age of 15. From 1870 to 1880, he was considered the Russian champion, until Chigorin defeated him. He finshed 2nd, behind Chigorin, in the first and second All-Russian tournaments in 1899 and 1900. He was a private tutor.