Golombek, Harry (1911–1995), chess player and writer on chess, was born on 1 March 1911 at 200 Railton Road, Herne Hill, London, the younger son in the family of two sons and three daughters of Barnet Golombek (1877/8–1943), a successful grocer, and his wife, ...
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See Markus [née Scharfstein], Erika [Rixi]
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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. ...
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Loewenthal, Johann Jacob [formerly János Jakab Löwenthal] (1810–1876), chess player, son of a Hungarian merchant, was born at Budapest in July 1810. He was educated at the Gymnasium of his native town, and received his first chess lessons from Szen, the noted Hungarian player, then a clerk in the archives at ...
Markus [née Scharfstein], Erika [Rixi] (1910–1992), bridge player and writer, was born on 27 June 1910 in Gura Humora, then in the Austro-Hungarian empire (but now in Romania), the youngest daughter of Michael and Louise Scharfstein, a prosperous Jewish couple with interests in forests and vineyards. After the First World War the family moved to ...