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Lasker - Mieses 1889/90 Match

Emanuel Lasker6.5/8(+5 -0 =3)[games]
Jacques Mieses1.5/8(+0 -5 =3)[games] Chess Event Description
Lasker - Mieses 1889/90

Jacques Mieses had announced his wish to play a match against one of the Berlin masters during an earlier visit to the city. Following this invitation, Emanuel Lasker went to Leipzig, German Empire. The match took place in the Centralhalle (1) in Leipzig, from 30th December 1889 to 6th January 1890. The purse was 450 Marks. The winner was to be the first player to score five wins. (2)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Lasker 1 = = 1 1 = 1 1 6.5 Mieses 0 = = 0 0 = 0 0 1.5

Lasker had White in the odd-numbered games.


(1) Wikipedia article: Central-Halle (Leipzig)
(2) Albert Heyde, Deutsches Wochenschach, 26 January 1890, issues 3 and 4, pp. 22-23,

Based on an original game collection by User: TheFocus.

 page 1 of 1; 8 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Lasker vs J Mieses 1-0371889Lasker - Mieses 1889/90A80 Dutch
2. J Mieses vs Lasker ½-½601889Lasker - Mieses 1889/90A07 King's Indian Attack
3. Lasker vs J Mieses ½-½701890Lasker - Mieses 1889/90D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
4. J Mieses vs Lasker 0-1431890Lasker - Mieses 1889/90A07 King's Indian Attack
5. Lasker vs J Mieses 1-0301890Lasker - Mieses 1889/90D02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. J Mieses vs Lasker ½-½331890Lasker - Mieses 1889/90A07 King's Indian Attack
7. Lasker vs J Mieses 1-0391890Lasker - Mieses 1889/90D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. J Mieses vs Lasker 0-1251890Lasker - Mieses 1889/90C26 Vienna
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

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