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Marcus Kann
  
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Years covered: 1881 to 1885


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MARCUS KANN
(born 1820, died Feb-03-1886, 65 years old) Austria

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The Caro-Kann Defense (1.e4 c6) is named for him and Horatio Caro.

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Last updated: 2016-08-01 10:49:46

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Kann vs Wittek  0-1441881Wiener Schach-Gesellschaft 1880/81A00 Uncommon Opening
2. J Mieses vs M Kann 0-1241885HamburgB12 Caro-Kann Defense
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May-25-09  myschkin: . . .

Marcus Kann (1820-1886) from Austria.

Bereits 1590 erwähnte der Italiener Giulio Cesare Polerio (~1548-1612) auf 1.e4 die Antwort 1...c6. Erst um 1880 macht der Wiener Markus Kann dann wieder auf diese Verteidigungsmöglichkeit aufmerksam und der Berliner Horatio Caro empfiehlt 1886 in der "Brüderschaft" den Zug als sichere Verteidigung. 1922 schliesslich bringt Weltmeister Jose Raul Capablanca die "Caro-Kann-Verteidigung" zu ihrer ersten Blüte. Nach Höhen und Tiefen in den Jahren 1922 bis 1960 verhilft dann Mikhail Botvinnik der zwischenzeitlich scheinbar widerlegten Verteidigung vollends zum Durchbruch.

Jul-05-12  BIDMONFA: Marcus Kann

KANN, Marcus
http://www.bidmonfa.com/kann_marcus...
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Nov-07-16
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  offramp: He and Horatio Caro are the Lea & Perrin of the chess world.
Aug-09-17  Chancy: This is the kind of Smash Mouth chess *I* specialize in!
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