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Dr Emanuel Lasker

Dr Emanuel Lasker

Birth
Berlinchen, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
Death 11 Jan 1941 (aged 72)
New York, Queens County, New York, USA
Burial Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 631 · View Source
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Chess Player. Using a philosophical approach to the game, he is generally regarded as one of the most dominant chess players of all time. He played in thousands of matches and for 27 years (1894–1921), he was World Chess Champion. He made many contributions to the development of the game, wrote five chess books and published chess magazines. He also was an accomplished bridge card player. He died of a kidney infection at age 72.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 631
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Emanuel Lasker (24 Dec 1868–11 Jan 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 631, citing Beth Olom Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .