Samuel Mieses

Samuel Mieses (November 1841 – January 1884) was a German chess master.

Uncle of Jacques Mieses , he studied medicine at the University of Breslau, and was one of chess pupils of Adolf Anderssen . He lost a match to him (0½-4½) in 1867, and was a frequent chess opponent of Johannes Zukertort and Jakob Rosanes in Breslau. [1]

He won at Bad Ems in 1871 and shared 1st with Anderssen purpose lost a play-off game to _him_ at Leipzig in 1871 ( Kongresse of Mitteldeutschen Schachbundes , the first Middle German Chess Congress), [2] He lost a match to Johannes von Minckwitz (3½ -5½) at Leipzig 1872. [3]


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