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Samuel Mieses
Number of games in database: 29
Years covered: 1863 to 1875

Overall record: +11 -10 =8 (51.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C80 C77 C67 C65
 Ruy Lopez, Open (8) 
With the Black pieces:
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(born Nov-20-1841, died Jan-1884, 42 years old) Poland

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Uncle of Jacques Mieses. He was a player of master class. He studied medicine at the University of Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland). He was a chess pupil of Adolf Anderssen. In 1867, he lost a match with Adolf Anderssen in Breslau (+0-3=1). In 1871, he won a tournament at Bad Ems, Germany (+4-0=0). In 1871, he tied for 1st with Adolf Anderssen at the first Middle German Chess Congress in Leipzig (+4-0=1). In 1872, he lost a match with Johannes von Minckwitz in Leipzig (+1-3=5).

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 29  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Mieses vs Anderssen 1-0361863BreslauC51 Evans Gambit
2. S Mieses vs Anderssen 0-1431863It BreslauC51 Evans Gambit
3. G Neumann vs S Mieses 1-0241863GermanyB20 Sicilian
4. S Mieses vs Anderssen 1-0541865BreslauC67 Ruy Lopez
5. S Mieses vs Anderssen  ½-½501867BreslauC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
6. Anderssen vs S Mieses 1-0781867It BreslauC52 Evans Gambit
7. Anderssen vs S Mieses  1-0411867BreslauC52 Evans Gambit
8. Anderssen vs S Mieses 1-0271867BreslauC51 Evans Gambit
9. S Mieses vs J Minckwitz  1-0461869LeipzigC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
10. S Mieses vs J Minckwitz  0-1361869LeipzigC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
11. S Mieses vs R Schurig 1-0391871MSB-01.KongressC01 French, Exchange
12. S Mieses vs J Minckwitz  0-1501871LeipzigC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
13. S Mieses vs K Pitschel 1-0571871MSB-01.KongressC42 Petrov Defense
14. S Mieses vs J Minckwitz  1-0341871LeipzigC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. Anderssen vs S Mieses ½-½391871MSB-01.KongressC42 Petrov Defense
16. Adolf Stern vs S Mieses 0-1221871Bad EmsC78 Ruy Lopez
17. C T Goering vs S Mieses  0-1351871MSB-01.KongressC48 Four Knights
18. J Minckwitz vs S Mieses  1-0601872Leipzig mC44 King's Pawn Game
19. J Minckwitz vs S Mieses 0-1511872Leipzig mC15 French, Winawer
20. S Mieses vs J Minckwitz ½-½541872Leipzig mC77 Ruy Lopez
21. S Mieses vs J Minckwitz  ½-½701872Leipzig mC77 Ruy Lopez
22. S Mieses vs J Minckwitz ½-½461872Leipzig mC77 Ruy Lopez
23. J Minckwitz vs S Mieses 1-0191872Leipzig mC15 French, Winawer
24. J Minckwitz vs S Mieses  ½-½421872Leipzig mC15 French, Winawer
25. S Mieses vs J Minckwitz 0-1351872Leipzig mC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
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  Calli: Der Onkel von Jacques
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  Honza Cervenka: Samuel Mieses (1841 - 1884) was not only an uncle of Jacques but also a player of master class and one of "chess pupils" of Adolf Anderssen. He studied medicine at the University of Breslau (Wroclaw in Poland today) as well as Johannes Zukertort and was in fact Zukertort's chess master and regular opponent at the beginning of his career. An interesting article (in Polish) about the beginning of Zukertort's chess career and his chess friends is at
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  Penguincw: <Honza Cervenka: Samuel Mieses (1841 - 1884) was not only an uncle of Jacques but also a player of master class and one of "chess pupils" of Adolf Anderssen.> Uncle? Jacques Mieses
Nov-20-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Uncle Sam.
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