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Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa

1818 - 1899

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Tassilo, Baron von Heydebrand und der Lasa (known in English as Baron von der Lasa, 17 October 1818, Berlin – 27 July 1899, Storchnest near Lissa, Greater Poland, then German Empire) was a German chess master, chess historian and theoretician of the nineteenth century, a member of the Berlin Chess Club and a founder of the Berlin Chess School (the Berlin Pleiades). His name is usually abbreviated as "von der Lasa", as this is how he signed his letters. However both contemporary and more recent writers have used other abbreviations, such as "von Heydebrandt" (which is a misspelling) and "Der Lasa". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa has received more than 27,250 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa is the 104th most popular chess player (down from 68th in 2019), the 3,396th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,290th in 2019) and the 6th most popular German Chess Player.

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Among CHESS PLAYERS

Among chess players, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa ranks 104 out of 376Before him are Erich Eliskases, Georg Marco, Veselin Topalov, Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant, Michael Adams, and Serafino Dubois. After him are Genrikh Kasparyan, Petar Trifunović, Esteban Canal, Jackson Showalter, Oscar Panno, and Boris Kostić.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1818, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa ranks 65Before him are Theodor Kullak, Heinrich Kiepert, Élie-Abel Carrière, Heinrich Zollinger, Louis Buffet, and Thomas Francis Wade. After him are Angelica Singleton Van Buren, Mikhail Katkov, Benjamin Butler, Dimitrie Brătianu, Constantin von Wurzbach, and Lucy Stone. Among people deceased in 1899, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa ranks 55Before him are Heinrich Kiepert, Constant Fornerod, Serafino Dubois, Ernest Renshaw, Juliusz Kossak, and Johann Köler. After him are Grant Allen, Lascăr Catargiu, Emil Welti, Numa Droz, Klaus Groth, and Juan Luna.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa ranks 3,396 out of 5,289Before him are Angela Gossow (1974), Marcel Ophüls (1927), Emmanuel Scheffer (1924), Heinrich Martin Weber (1842), Joseph Gottlieb Kölreuter (1733), and Emanuel Geibel (1815). After him are Per Mertesacker (1984), Rudolf Augstein (1923), Paul Reinecke (1872), Ellen Preis (1912), Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (1908), and Anna Sophie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1670).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Germany

Among chess players born in Germany, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa ranks 6Before him are Jean Dufresne (1829), Jacques Mieses (1865), Louis Paulsen (1833), Friedrich Sämisch (1896), and Robert Hübner (1948). After him are Wolfgang Unzicker (1925), Sonja Graf (1908), Bernhard Horwitz (1807), Wolfgang Uhlmann (1935), Hermann Pilnik (1914), and Carl Mayet (1810).