Graves of well-known Chess Masters
and Chess Personalities

 

 

 Overview

Alekhine, Alexander
Anderssen, Adolf
Blackburne, Joseph H.
Bogolyubov, Efim D.
Bohatirchuk, Fedor
Bronstein, David I.
Canal, Esteban
Capablanca, José R.
Caro, Horatio
Davidson, Jacques
Donner, Jan Hein
Dufresne, Jean
Enevoldsen, Jens
Engels, Ludwig
Evans, William D., Capt.
Fischer, Bobby


Flamberg, Aleksander D.
Frère, Thomas
Gligorić, Svetozar
Goldberg, Menashe G.
Harrwitz, Daniel
Junge, Klaus
Larsen, Bent
Lasker, Berthold
Lasker, Emanuel
Löchner, Friedrich
Michell, Reginald Pryce
Morphy, Paul
Nimzowitsch, Aron
Pillsbury, Harry N.
Réti, Richard
Richter, Kurt


Rubinstein, Akiba K.
Salwe, G. Henryk S.
Schottländer, Arnold
Showalter, Jackson W.
Steinitz, William
Tal, Michail N.
Tarrasch, Siegbert
Teschner, Rudolf
Tinsley, Samuel
Trebitsch, Leopold
van Manen, John
von Heydebrand und der Lasa, Tassilo
von Kolisch, Ignaz Frhr.
Winawer, Szymon A.
Wisker, John
Zukertort, Johannes H.


 

 

 

Adolf Anderssen
* 6 July 1818 Wrocław † 13 March 1879 Wrocław.
Anderssen's grave is situated in the cemetery Osobowice, Wrocław.

Photographs from the visit to Wrocław in 2008 (KWA Trip to Wroclaw).

 


Inscription on the back of the gravestone

 

 

Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa
* 17 October 1818 Berlin † 27 July 1899 Osieczna, Poland
Buried in the Evangelical Cemetery of Osieczna (Stork's Nest).

Photograph from the visit to Stork's Nest, 2007 in the course of the II International von der Lasa Conference at Kórnik: Excursion to Osieczna

 

 

 

Thomas Frère
* 8 December 1820 New York † 19 January 1900 New York
Buried in the Greenwood Cemetery of New York.

Visit of the cemetery in the course of the KWA general meeting at New York, 2007 (The Ken Whyld Association in New York City).

 


Martin Hillyer at the grave of his forefathers

 

 

Daniel Harrwitz
* 22 February 1821 Wrocław † 2 January 1884 Bolzano
Buried in the Jewish Cemetery of Bolzano.

Photographs received from Luca D'Ambrosio; see also Luca D'Ambrosio on Daniel Harrwitz' track.

 

 

 

 

 

Jean Dufresne
* 14 February 1829 Berlin † 15 April 1893 Berlin
Buried in the Jewish Cemetery of Berlin-Weißensee.

Photograph on the occasion of the plaque's inauguration in 2006 (see the report On the way to "mystic places"...)

 

Plaque at the back of the gravestone

Frank Hoppe: Ehrung am Grab von Jean Dufresne (in German only)

 

 

Wilhelm (William) Steinitz
* 14(17?) May 1836 Prague † 12 August 1900 New York
Steinitz' resting-place is at the "Cemetery of the Evergreens" in Brooklyn, New York (Bethel Slope Section, Lot 5893).

 


Steinitz biographer Kurt Landsberger
at the grave of Steinitz

 

Photo taken from Chessworld Vol. 1, No. 3,
May-June 1964, p.46

 

A plaque in honor of Steinitz was inaugurated at Prague in 2004: www.fide.com/...

 

 

Ignaz Freiherr von Kolisch
* 6 April 1837 Bratislava † 30 April 1889 Vienna
Buried in Vienna's Zentralfriedhof.

Photographs from the regional KWA meeting at Vienna, 2010 (Visiting an Old Chess Metropolis).

 



Inscription:
Sein klarer Geist, sein edles Herz
Ward frueh des Todes Raub.
Verweht die Zeit auch seinen Staub
Besteht doch fort der Seinen Schmerz.

 

 

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