Number of games in database: 17
Years covered: 1864 to 1892
Overall record: +5 -8 =4 (41.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|C77|| ||Ruy Lopez (3 games)||B46|| ||Sicilian, Taimanov Variation (2 games)||C52|| ||Evans Gambit (2 games)|
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(born Jun-24-1843, died Dec-24-1896, 53 years old) Estonia (federation/nationality Latvia)
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|Andreas Ascharin was born in Pärnu, Estonia in 1843. In 1875-1879 he worked in Saint Petersburg as a journalist for The St. Petersburger Zeitung and The St. Petersburger Herold. One of the strongest masters of the era, he beat notable players such as Mikhail Chigorin and Emmanuel Schiffers.|
In 1879 he moved to Riga where he worked as a teacher of German language at a gymnasium, and a translator of Russian literature into German. Among others, he published Schach-Humoresken (Riga 1894). He was president of the Riga Chess Association.
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