George Henry MacKenzie

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Birthday
24, 1837
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Apr 14, 1891 (54)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1837
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Apr 14, 1891 (54)

About

Scottish chess master who dominated the game in America once he immigrated to the New World.

Before Fame

He served in both the British and U.S. Armies but was later charged with desertion by the U.S. Army.

Trivia

He won the fifth German Championship at Frankfurt-on-the-Main 1887.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Scotland.

Associated With

He was the American equivalent of Alexander Alekhine.