BirthdayDecember 0, 1959

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Alexander Wagner

    Full name: Alexander Wagner
    Also known as: Alexander Wagner, Wagner, Alexander
    Professions: Polish chess player

  2. Alexander Wagner Measurements

    Height: 6' 3½" (1.92 m)

  3. Alexander Wagner Known for

    Blessings of the Earth (1986), Nach Fünf im Urwald (1995), Change (1975), Girls on Top (2001)

  4. Alexander Wagner Death information

    Died: Thursday, 1st of January, 1942 (Age: 16)

  5. Alexander Wagner Biography

    Alexander (Aleksander) Wagner (7 August 1868–1942) was a Polish chess correspondence master and theoretician.He studied law in Lemberg (Lwów, Lviv), playing chess in the Lviv Chess Club. He took 4th at Lviv 1895 and 6th at Lviv 1896, both won by Ignatz von Popiel, tied for 6-7th at Berlin 1897 (Arpad Bauer won), tied for 7-8th at Berlin 1903 (Horatio Caro won), and tied for 5-8th at Berlin 1905 (Erich Cohn won). In that time, he published an article Das Schachspiel in Polen in the Österreichische Lesehalle. After study, he worked in railway administration in Lvow. Then he moved to Khodoriv, and next settled in Stanislau, Galicia (then Austria-Hungary, next Poland, now Ukraine). He played in local and international correspondence chess tournaments, and published many theoretical analysis in chess magazines.In February 1912, he published an article A New Gambit. The Swiss Gambit. (1.f4 f5 2.e4 fxe4, 3.Nc3 Nf6, 4.g4) in the Schweizerische Schachzeitung. He introduced in practice, along with Swiss Gambit (1.f4 f5 2.e4), Polish Defense (1.d4 b5) and Lemberg Gambit, also known as Tennison Gambit or Abonyi Gambit, (1.Nf3 d5 2.e4).

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