Johann Berger

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Birthday
11, 1845
Birthplace
Austria
DEATH DATE
Oct 17, 1933 (88)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1845
Birthplace
Austria
DEATH DATE
Oct 17, 1933 (88)

About

Chess player and endgame theorist who greatly contributed to future writings and chess concepts.

Before Fame

He began drawing recognition for being the first Austrian to win an international correspondence tournament.

Trivia

He contributed greatly to the use of the modern tie breaker system and was the first Austrian to win an important international correspondence tournament.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Austria.

Associated With

Like Savielly Tartakower he is perhaps best known as a chess thinker, not player.