Pillsbury, Harry Nelson (1872-1906)
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|Description: Harry Nelson Pillsbury was an American chess player. At the age of 22, he won one of the strongest tournaments of the time and qualified to play the World Chess Championship. However, he contracted the disease of syphilis, which in 1906 became complicated with tuberculosis, dying prematurely and was unable to participate. Pillsbury had a portentous memory, making exhibitions of blindchess and also played Whist and checkers.|
|Sex: Male.||Occupation: Chess player.|
|Place of Birth / Death: Somerville, Massachusetts, United States / Somerville, Massachusetts, United States.||Country Tags: United States.|
|Centuries: XIX-XX||Title: –|
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- Ajedrez de ataque: Harry Nelson Pillsbury, la luz que se extinguió: http://www.ajedrezdeataque.com/04%20Articulos/22%20Pillsbury/Pillsbury.htm – [27/04/2018].
- Chessbase.com: Harry Nelson Pillsbury, the american tragedy: https://en.chessbase.com/post/harry-nelson-pillsbury-the-american-tragedy – [27/04/2018].
- Harry Nelson Pillsbury at chess.com: https://www.chess.com/blog/MattyDPerrine/top-chess-players-in-history-7-harry-nelson-pillsbury – [27/04/2018].
- Harry Nelson Pillsbury chess games and profile in chess-db.com: https://chess-db.com/public/pinfo.jsp?id=8000000533 – [27/04/2018].
- Harry Nelson Pillsbury chess games at 365Chess.com: https://www.365chess.com/players/Harry_Nelson_Pillsbury – [27/04/2018].
- Harry Nelson Pillsbury player profile and games at Chessgames.com: http://www.chessgames.com/player/harry_nelson_pillsbury.html – [27/04/2018].
- Wikipedia the free encyclopedia: Harry Nelson Pillsbury: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Nelson_Pillsbury – [27/04/2018].
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