Wilhelm Hanstein

Intro German chess player
Was Chess player
From Germany
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 3 August 1811, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg
Death 14 October 1850, Magdeburg, Germany (aged 39 years)
Star sign Leo

Wilhelm Hanstein (3 August 1811 in Berlin – 14 October 1850 in Magdeburg) was a German chess player and writer. Wilhelm Hanstein Hanstein was one of the Berlin Pleiades. He helped found Berliner Schachzeitung, later to become Deutsche Schachzeitung. He was a civil servant. In 1842, he won a match against Carl Jaenisch (+4 −1 =1). In 1847, he won a match against Karl Mayet (+12 −5 =1).

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