- Adolf (ˈaːdɔlf). 1818–79, German chess player: noted for the incisiveness of his combination play
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About the same period he visited Breslau, and won a majority of games (off-hand) from Anderssen.
This was Anderssen's first visit to the French metropolis, and I immediately offered to show him some of the lions.
Morphy was charmed with Anderssen's defence throughout, and has frequently cited it as an admirably conducted strategy.
Staunton was defeated by Anderssen at the London tournament in 1851, and this concluded his match-playing career.