Nimzowitsch, Aron

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Born: Nov 07, 1886 AD
Died: 1935 AD, at 48 years of age.

Nationality: Latvian
Categories: Chess Player


1886 - Born on November 7th in Riga, Latvia, Russian Empire. Latvian-born chess master and theoretician who was renowned for his book My System but failed to win a world championship, despite many attempts.

1894 - Nimzowitsch learned to play chess from his father, a wholesale merchant, when he was eight years old.

1904 - Nimzowitsch went to Germany to study philosophy, but soon Caissa cast her spell on him.

         - Participated in the Coburg Hauptturnier. This became the beginning of a long and glorious carrier as a professional chess player, which was to last for more than 30 years.

         - Aron Nimzowitsch was the founder of Hypermodernism. He was a renewer, and he wanted to be recognized as such.

1922 - Nimzowitsch settled in Copenhagen.

1925 - Wrote his book My System.

1935 - Died on March 16th in Denmark.
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