Alexander McDonell (1798-1835)

Alexander McDonnell (1883. Book portrait: MacDonnell Chess Life-Pictures.)

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GENERAL INFO

Description: Alexander McDonell was an Irish chess player, professionally engaged in trade. Thanks to getting rich, he was able to devote time to chess. He is widely remembered for the large number of games he played against Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais.
Sex: Male. Occupation: Chess player.
Place of Birth / Death: Belfast, Ireland / London, United Kingdom.
Country Tags: Ireland.
Centuries: XIX. Title: –
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Bibliography

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