Harry Nelson Pillsbury
only with 16 years learned Pillsbury the game of chess, made then however rapid progress.
Its largest success was the victory in the international tournament of Hastings 1895, which it could win before the world champion Emanuel Lasker and the entire world elite at that time. 1898 it divided the first place in the emperor anniversary tournament into Vienna with Tarrasch. In the year 1900 it divided into Munich the victory with bad and Maróczy.
Also its conceptions in the blind simultaneous play, whose mental efforts of many contemporaries were regarded as a cause for its early death, with only 34 years, caused sensation. Indeed it died however to the Syphilis.
- Jacques N. Pope: Harry Nelson Pillsbury, American chess champions. Pawn Iceland press, Ann Arbor 1996.
|NAME||Pillsbury, Harry Nelson|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of US-American chess players|
|DATE OF BIRTH||5. December 1872|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Somerville, Massachusetts|
|DYING DATE||17. June 1906|