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Louis Cohn
Number of games in database: 2
Years covered: 1883 to 1885

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(born Jan-03-1855, died Aug-20-1930, 75 years old) Germany (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Generally known as Dr. L(ouis) Cohn. Different person from the contemporary player L. D. Cohn.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Cohn vs G Simonson 0-1191883New York gameC51 Evans Gambit
2. L Cohn vs F M Teed 0-1161885Offhand gameC21 Center Game
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Oct-18-14  ljfyffe: Born in Breslau, he moved to the United States in 1871. He taught languages a d mathematics while he studied medicine. He graduated from Yew York University in 1884 and practiced medicine from then on. Herman Helms, together with Dr.Cohn, secured a temporary release of Steinitz from the hospital at Ward Island. Dr.
Cohn was the last surviving member of the Manhatten Chess Club which he helped organize 53 years earlier. The Steinitz Papers, Landsberger.
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  Phony Benoni: Note there was a different player in early twenties-century New York, L. D. Cohn. Both players participated in analyzing the Rice Game, and have portraits In he Rice Gambit supplement published as part of the February 1905 American Chess Bulletin. (Dr. Louis Cohn is on p.70, L. D. Cohn on page 95.)
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