Born:
December 24, 1868
Died:
January 11, 1941
Age:
72
Summary

Emanuel Lasker (December 24, 1868 – January 11, 1941) was a German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher who was World Chess Champion for 27 years (from 1894 to 1921). In his prime, Lasker was one of the most dominant champions, and he is still generally regarded as one of the strongest players ever.

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Lasker at home in Berlin, in 1933
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Wilhelm Steinitz, whom Lasker beat in World Championship matches in 1894 and 1896
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