Szymon Winawer

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Birthday
6, 1838
Birthplace
Warsaw, Poland
Death Date
Jan 12, 1920 (81)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
6, 1838
Birthplace
Warsaw, Poland
Death Date
Jan 12, 1920 (81)

About

Polish born German chess champion who was one of the greatest players in the world during his prime.

Before Fame

He finished second at his first international tournament in Paris.

Trivia

He has several opening variations named after him and his best result was a first place tie at Vienna in 1882, in what was the strongest chess tournament in history up to that time.

Family Life

He was born in Warsaw to a Polish family.

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At the height of his career Emanuel Lasker was at the beginning of his.