Walther Vonholzhausen

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Birthday
29, 1876
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 9, 1935 (59)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1876
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 9, 1935 (59)

About

German chess master and author who is known as a great strategist and problemist.

Before Fame

During World War I, he fought in eastern front, where he was captured by Russians, and taken as a prisoner of war.

Trivia

He published two books on chess, in 1926 and 1928, that are still used in study today.

Family Life

His father was an Austrian Military Officer.

Associated With

He has had a great impact on the modern game like Savielly Tartakower.