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Ludwig Otto Hesse
Number of games in database: 8
Years covered: 1892 to 1899
Overall record: +2 -4 =2 (37.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C77 Ruy Lopez (2 games)

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(born Jan-12-1867, died Dec-21-1923, 56 years old) United States of America

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Brother of Anton Yost Hesse, father of Hermann Victor Hesse, husband of Sophia Hesse née Wohlbach.1

1 Neil Brennen "Pages from a Life: The Notebook of Otto Hesse, Postal Chessplayer, Part II" (reprinted in "Quarterly for Chess History" (Winter) 8/2002

Last updated: 2021-01-30 06:28:47

 page 1 of 1; 8 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ajeeb vs L O Hesse ½-½501892Exhibition MatchC01 French, Exchange
2. L O Hesse vs McCutcheon 0-1421894Continental Corr (prelim-4)C07 French, Tarrasch
3. L O Hesse vs I Ryall 0-1381894Continental Corr (prelim-4)C77 Ruy Lopez
4. E J Napier vs L O Hesse 0-1211894Continental Corr (prelim-4)C11 French
5. H N Stone vs L O Hesse ½-½371894Continental Corr (prelim-4)C77 Ruy Lopez
6. Sophia Hesse vs L O Hesse  0-1181897Offhand gameC44 King's Pawn Game
7. L O Hesse vs Sophia Hesse 0-1111897BlindfoldC40 King's Knight Opening
8. L O Hesse vs Pillsbury 0-1111899BlindfoldC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-16-15  thomastonk: Neil Brennen wrote on (Ludwig) Otto Hesse in "Correspondence Chess News" no.s 54 & 96. The articles can be downloaded from the "CCN Archive" here:

At the end of the article in no. 54, a picture of Hesse can be found.

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