Carl Schlechter

1874 - 1918

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Carl Schlechter (2 March 1874 – 27 December 1918) was a leading Austro-Hungarian chess master and theoretician at the turn of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Schlechter has received more than 64,738 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Carl Schlechter is the 49th most popular chess player (up from 55th in 2019), the 442nd most popular biography from Austria (up from 445th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Austrian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Carl Schlechter ranks 49 out of 376Before him are Gioachino Greco, Svetozar Gligorić, Géza Maróczy, Lajos Portisch, Pedro Damiano, and Legall de Kermeur. After him are Milan Vidmar, Mark Taimanov, Olga Rubtsova, Yuri Averbakh, Dawid Janowski, and Isidor Gunsberg.

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Among people born in 1874, Carl Schlechter ranks 65Before him are Wu Peifu, Martin Lowry, Lina Cavalieri, Elsa Beskow, Huang Xing, and William Lyon Mackenzie King. After him are William Foulke, Gustave Whitehead, Franz Schmidt, Ernest Duchesne, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, and René-Louis Baire. Among people deceased in 1918, Carl Schlechter ranks 71Before him are August Oetker, Moisei Uritsky, Christian Otto Mohr, Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia, John L. Sullivan, and Radko Dimitriev. After him are Francesco Baracca, Charles Lecocq, Olga Rozanova, Prince Constantine Constantinovich of Russia, Fritz von Below, and Joséphin Péladan.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Carl Schlechter ranks 442 out of 1,075Before him are Karl Rappan (1905), Ivan Šubašić (1892), Neidhart von Reuental (1180), Christine Kaufmann (1945), Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe (1833), and Hans von Dohnanyi (1902). After him are Freddy Quinn (1931), Traian Vuia (1872), Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein (1869), Marisa Mell (1939), Archduchess Maria Annunciata of Austria (1876), and Hanns Albin Rauter (1895).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Austria

Among chess players born in Austria, Carl Schlechter ranks 2Before him are Richard Réti (1889). After him are Rudolf Spielmann (1883), Ernst Grünfeld (1893), Erich Eliskases (1913), and Eva Moser (1982).