Gustav Neumann


Gustav Richard Ludwig Neumann (15 December 1838 – 16 February 1881) was a German chess master .

Neumann was born in Gleiwitz in the Prussian Province of Silesia . In this episode, Louis Paulsen (+3 -5 = 3) at Leipzig 1864, and defeated Celso Golmayo Zúpide (+3 -0 = 0), and Simon Winawer (+3 -0 = 0) at Paris 1867 Won against Samuel Rosenthal (+12 -2 = 8) in three matches in Paris; (+5 -0 = 6) in 1867, (+3 -1 = 1) and (+4 -1 = 1) in 1869.

During the late 1860s Neumann was one of the best chess players in the world. In tournaments He Was first at Berlin 1865 (+34 -0 = 0; first perfect score ), first at Elberfeld in 1865, first at Dundee 1867 Scotland International, Second Place Went to Steinitz. Neumann reached fourth at Paris 1867 ( Ignatz von Kolisch won), third / fourth at Baden-Baden 1870 ( Adolf Anderssenwon), and second, behind Anderssen, at Altona 1872. However, severe mental illness stopped him playing after 1872.

In 1864-1867, together with Anderssen, he founded and edited the Neue Berliner Schachzeitung . He died in Wehlau in East Prussia .

References

  • Neumann estimated rating , db.chessmetrics.com
  • 237 chess games of Gustav Neumann
  • Chess Puzzles by Gustav Neumann
  • Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion to Chess, p. 270

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