Tarrasch, Siegbert (1862-1934)

Siegbert Tarrasch (1908. Public Domain)

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“Chess, like music or love, has the power to make people happy”



Description: Siegbert Tarrasch was one of the strongest chess players and one of the most influential chess masters of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Mainly, he was an active doctor by profession, and he was also a chess theorist, contributing to the progress of the game.
Sex: Male. Occupation: Doctor, Chess player. 
Place of Birth / Death: Breslau, Province of Silesia, Kingdom of Prussia
(now Wrocław, Poland) / Munich, Germany
Country Tags: Germany.
Centuries: XIX-XX. Title: –
World Champion: – School: –
Styles: – Chess Olympiads: 1927



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External links



  • Andy Soltis (2005). Why Lasker Matters. Batsford, London, United Kingdom.
  • Averbakh, Yuri. (2012). A history of chess. From Chaturanga to the present day. Milford, USA: Russel enterprises Inc.
  • Eales, Richard. (2002). Chess: The history of a game. Glasgow, Scotland: Hardinge Simpole Publishing.
  • Elo, Arpad E. (2008). The rating of chess players, Past and Present. New York: Ishi Press.
  • Fred Reinfeld (1960). Tarrasch’s best games of chess. Dover, United Kingdom.
  • Hooper, David. Whyld, Kenneth. (1992). The Oxford companion to chess. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Murray, H. J. R. (1913). A history of chess. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Tarras, Siegbert (1935). The game of chess. Courier Corporation
  • Winter, Edward G., ed. (1981). World chess champions. Pergamon.