1915 in chess

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List of years in chess (table)

Events in chess in 1915

Chess events in brief[edit]





  • Thomas Bright Wilson died of cholera. Secretary of the Manchester Chess Club, England. He invented the first mechanical chess clock in 1883.
  • Mattia Cavallotti died in Milan. Cavallotti Countergambit.
  • Matteo Gladig died in Ljubljana. Italian master.
  • 19 March - Eugene Cook, died in Hoboken, NJ. 1st American composer of note.
  • 2 November - Isaac Rice, American inventor and chess patron, died in USA. Rice Gambit.


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