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 Jakob Jacques Mieses

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Jakob Jacques Mieses

Birth
Leipzig, Stadtkreis Leipzig, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Death
23 Feb 1954 (aged 88)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial
East Ham, London Borough of Newham, Greater London, England
Memorial ID
112931683 View Source

On June 7th 1947 he was granted Naturalisation Certificate AZ27326.
Jakob Jacques Mieses was born on Monday, February 27th 1865 in Leipzig in the German state of Saxony. He came to England in 1939 and was recorded in the UK Internees Index for 1939 – 1942 on 25th April 1939.
In 1950 he was one of the twenty-seven first chess players to be awarded the Grandmaster title by FIDE. He was therefore the first British National to be awarded the Grandmaster title for OTB play. The next (Tony Miles) would be twenty-six years later.
He has The Mieses Opening named after him.

- John Upham, British Chess News

On June 7th 1947 he was granted Naturalisation Certificate AZ27326.
Jakob Jacques Mieses was born on Monday, February 27th 1865 in Leipzig in the German state of Saxony. He came to England in 1939 and was recorded in the UK Internees Index for 1939 – 1942 on 25th April 1939.
In 1950 he was one of the twenty-seven first chess players to be awarded the Grandmaster title by FIDE. He was therefore the first British National to be awarded the Grandmaster title for OTB play. The next (Tony Miles) would be twenty-six years later.
He has The Mieses Opening named after him.

- John Upham, British Chess News

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  • Created by: elarpe
  • Added: 26 Jun 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 112931683
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112931683/jakob-jacques-mieses: accessed ), memorial page for Jakob Jacques Mieses (27 Feb 1865–23 Feb 1954), Find a Grave Memorial ID 112931683, citing East Ham Jewish Cemetery, East Ham, London Borough of Newham, Greater London, England; Maintained by elarpe (contributor 47199299) Burial Details Unknown.