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Isidor Arthur Gunsberg (1854–1930) by Hastings Bradshaw, c.1900 Chesshistory.com


Gunsberg, Isidor Arthur (1854–1930), chess player and journalist, was born in Pest, Hungary, the eldest son of Abraham Gunsberg and his wife, Katharine, née Tapart. Records kept by Hungarian rabbis suggest that Isidor was born on 1 November 1854, but he himself believed his birthday was 2 November. ...


Yates, Frederick Dewhurst (1884–1932), chess player and journalist, was born plain Fred Yates at Huddersfield Road, Birstall, near Leeds, on 16 January 1884, the son of John Thomas Yates, a mechanical fitter, and his wife, Ada Ellen, née Dewhurst. On leaving Birstall Wesleyan day school...