Greatest Chess Minds: Wilhelm Steinitz - Part 7

Sep 22, 2011
18 min
GM Bojkov concludes his series on the first world champion today with a summary on some of Wilhelm Steinitz contributions to chess theory. As we have learned, Steinitz was a man of principle who fought hard to defend his views. Though his stubbornness was known to cause him some troubles, his legacy and "ideas left behind" would not be what they are today without this character flaw.