Mieses, Jacques
Birth Feb 27, 1865
Leipzig, Germany.
Death Feb 23, 1954
London, England.
Nationality GER - Germany
Titles GM - International Grandmaster
IA - International Arbiter

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Last update May 16, 1999
Biographical data
German player and author.
International Grandmaster, 1950.
International Arbiter, 1951.

by Bill Wall
Born Jakob Mieses but he changed his name to sound more elegant. He was the first British player to receive the Grandmaster title When he was in his 84, Jacques played a game against the Dutch master, Van Forrest, who was two years older than he. After he had won, Mieses rose from the board and said, "Youth has been victorious."

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