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Paul Rudolf von Bilguer
(21 September 1815 – 16 September 1840) was a German
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master and chess theoretician
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To the modern chess world he is known above all as the co-author of the Handbuch des Schachspiels
Handbuch des Schachspiels is a chess book, first published in 1843 by Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa. It was one of the most important opening references for many decades...
. He died very young, before finishing the 'Handbuch', but the work was completed by his friend Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa
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