Letter #14 - 2001
Carl Schlechter biography
7/27/01 11:06:21 PM PDT
From: Peter Dahl
Do you have any biography on Carl Schlechter?
Carl Schlechter was born on 2 March 1874
and was a leading Austrian
Chess master and theoretician at the turn of the 20th century.
He played Emanuel Lasker for the world Chess championship from
January 7 to February 10, 1910 in Vienna and Berlin in a 10 game
The winner would be the player with the best score after 10
After eight draws and one victory each, the match ended in a draw
and Lasker retained the world title.
Schlechter died of pneumonia and starvation on December 27, 1918, and was buried in Budapest on December
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