David Janowski[ edit ]

Dawid Markelowicz Janowski (1868 – 1927) was a leading Polish-Jewish chess master.
Born in Poland, he settled in Paris around 1890 and began his professional chess career in 1894.

He played two matches against Emanuel Lasker for the World Chess Championship: in 1909 he lost 8-2, and in 1910 lost 9.5-1.5.
The Janowski Indian Defense is named after him.


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