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Josef Kling
Number of games in database: 2
Years covered: 1859 to 1868

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(born Mar-19-1811, died Dec-01-1876, 65 years old) Germany (federation/nationality United Kingdom)

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Josef Kling was a musician, problem composer and author. Together with Bernhard Horwitz he wrote the classic book Chess Studies in 1851. He died in London in 1876.

note: Kling played consultation chess on the team of Kieseritsky / Kling.

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 page 1 of 1; 2 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. F Healey vs J Kling 1-036 1859 LondonC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
2. J Kling vs Hermann 0-117 1868 PostalC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
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  whiteshark: Josef Kling (born March 19, 1811 in Mainz died December 1, 1876 in London)

A more detailed bio in German:

Mar-19-09  brankat: Josef Kling was a multi-talented man.

Years ago I had a chance to read the book he wrote in co-operation with B.Horwitz.

"Chess Studies" was one of the pioneering works in the field.

R.I.P. Mr.Kling.

Mar-19-09  WhiteRook48: Kling to me!
Jun-10-09  myschkin: . . .

The ebook can be found here:

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  Stonehenge: Nice photo. He was far ahead of his time, see the laptop beside the chessboard.
Mar-19-14  Castleinthesky: Is that a computer in the background of the photo? A 19th century laptop, very rare indeed!
Mar-19-14  RedShield: Back to the future:

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  Phony Benoni: Yes, that is a 19th century taptop, loaded with the 2-man Nalimov Tablebase.
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