Obituaries

Wilhelm Steinitz (1837-1900)

Wilhelm Steinitz (1837-1900)

The chess world lost a legend in the truest sense of the word when Wilhelm Steinitz passed away on April 12th, 1900.  Many newspapers and periodicals throughout the world expressed their condolences in the form of published articles, past games, obituaries, etc. The New York Times brief account of his life and death in the form of an obituary is shared below, along with the 13th game (fully annotated by Steinitz himself) of his 1894 […]