Samuel Lipschütz

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Birthday
4, 1863
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Nov 30, 1905 (42)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1863
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Nov 30, 1905 (42)

About

Ukrainian born chess player who dominated American chess in the late 19th Century.

Before Fame

He immigrated to New York at the age of 17.

Trivia

He was a six-time United States Chess Champion, winning the championships from 1889 to 1894.

Family Life

His family was from the Austria-Hungarian Empire in what is now Ukraine.

Associated With

He could be considered the American counterpart to Savielly Tartakower.