Wilfried Paulsen

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Birthday
31, 1828
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 6, 1901 (72)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1828
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 6, 1901 (72)

About

A German chess master who was one of the world's top players in the middle of the 19th century.

Before Fame

He grew up playing chess with his brother and other family members.

Trivia

His brother is Louis Paulsen, a player whose unique strategies are still used by many players today.

Family Life

He and his brother Louis honed their skills by playing against each other as children.

Associated With

He was a chief rival of German chess great Adolf Andersson.