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Jacob Rosanes
J Rosanes 
Number of games in database: 6
Years covered: 1862 to 1864
Overall record: +2 -3 =1 (41.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C67 Ruy Lopez (2 games)
C39 King's Gambit Accepted (2 games)

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(born Aug-16-1842, died Jan-07-1922, 79 years old) Germany

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Jacob Rosanes was born in Brody, Austria-Hungary (now Ukraine), in 1842. A mathematician involved with algebraic geometry and invariant theory, he studied at University of Berlin and the University of Breslau. He obtained his doctorate from Breslau in 1865 where he taught for the rest of his life.

He wrote the book "Theorie und Praxis des Schachspiels."

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Last updated: 2021-09-25 08:06:43

 page 1 of 1; 6 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Rosanes vs Anderssen 0-1191862BreslauC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
2. J Rosanes vs Anderssen 1-0381862BreslauC51 Evans Gambit
3. J Rosanes vs Anderssen  1-0291862BreslauC67 Ruy Lopez
4. J Rosanes vs Anderssen ½-½381862BreslauC67 Ruy Lopez
5. J Rosanes vs Anderssen 0-1231863BreslauC39 King's Gambit Accepted
6. J Rosanes vs Anderssen 0-1221864BreslauC39 King's Gambit Accepted
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-20-05  Eastfrisian: The name of this player I hadn't never heard. I found a small biography here:

There you can find a pic, too.

Premium Chessgames Member Thanks for the info. We added a biography and the nice photograph is public domain.
Aug-16-12  brankat: To tie a match vs A.Anderssen, Herr J.Rosanes must have been a very strong player.

R.I.P. J.Rosanes.

Jan-06-20  cameosis: name should be JACOB, not "jakob":

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