Louis Paulsen

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Birthday
15, 1833
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 18, 1891 (58)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1833
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 18, 1891 (58)

About

German chess master who was one of the top players in the world during the 19th century and was an early master of the game and of blindfold chess.

Before Fame

He began playing chess at a young age.

Trivia

He is known for creating many chess strategies that are still in use today such as the Sicilian Dragon, the Sicilian Paulsen variation, French Defense Paulsen Attack and Vienna Game Paulsen variation.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Germany.

Associated With

His strategies and notions were an influence on Savielly Tartakower.