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London 1851 chess tournament


The Immortal Game: Adolf Anderssen vs Lionel Kieseritzky | London 1851


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The Immortal Game Adolf Anderssen VS Lionel Kieseritzky

London 1851 was the first international chess tournament. The tournament was conceived and organised by English player Howard Staunton, and marked the first time that the best chess players in Europe would meet in a single event. Adolf Anderssen of Germany won the sixteen-player tournament, earning him the status of the best player in Europe.
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