Aron Nimzowitsch

Aron Nimzowitsch

Birth
Riga, Riga, Riga, Latvia
Death 16 Mar 1935 (aged 48)
Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Burial Bispebjerg, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Plot Grave uL 378
Memorial ID 21834 · View Source
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Chess Master. Born in Latvian, Russian, he was one of the leading chess masters of all time and a very influential chess writer. He was the founder the Hypermodernism School of Chess in Denmark, which emerged which emerged after World War I to challenge the chess ideologies of traditional central European masters. He was the Russian Champion in 1913, won a string of international events in the mid-1920s, World Championship in 1925, took first place at Copenhagen 1923, Dresden 1926, Karlsbad 1929 and Frankfurt 1930. He died of pneumonia at age 48 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 18 Apr 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 21834
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Aron Nimzowitsch (7 Nov 1886–16 Mar 1935), Find a Grave Memorial no. 21834, citing Bispebjerg Cemetery, Bispebjerg, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A Grave .