Sam Loyd

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Birthday
30, 1841
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 10, 1911 (70)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1841
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 10, 1911 (70)

About

American chess master, author, and chess composer who was considered to be one of the top players in the world during his prime.

Before Fame

He began working on chess puzzles and problems in his youth.

Trivia

He is considered by many to be one of the greatest puzzle authors in American chess history and he was inducted into the US Chess Hall of Fame for his contributions to the game.

Family Life

His son published much of his work after his death.

Associated With

He is comparable to other influential chess thinkers such as Savielly Tartakower.