Adolf Anderssen

Adolf Anderssen Quotes

Germany, Chess Player
July 6, 1818March, 13, 1879.

Karl Ernst Adolf Anderssen was a German chess master. He is considered to have been the world's leading chess player for much of the 1850s and 1860s. He was quite soundly defeated by Paul Morphy who toured Europe in 1858, but Morphy retired from chess soon after and Anderssen was again considered the leading player.

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