Lang, Anton




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  234  1972 (129) 3
1861  241  1984 (126) 0
1862  233  1995 (123) 0
1863  224  2007 (119) 0
1864  231  2019 (116) 0
1865  240  2031 (111) 0
1866  254  2042 (106) 0
1867  226  2054 (100) 0
1868  229  2066 (94) 0
1869  221  2078 (86) 0
1870  223  2090 (77) 0
1871  229  2101 (66) 34

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lang, Anton  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
While Steinitz's opponent has been given as Max Lange in some sources, Tim Harding tells me that his opponent was a Viennese player named 'Lang'. Could this be Anton Lang, who was active in Vienna in 1875?
 
References
Books
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 17, 18, 29
Periodicals
   [NBSZ], vol. 8, no. 5, May 1871, page 132
   [OSZ], vol. 1, no. 1, 1 Apr. 1872, page 2
   [OSZ], vol. 4, no. 52, Jan. 1875, page 12
   [OSZ], vol. 4, no. 55, Apr. 1875, page 119

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Steinitz, W. - Lang, A. 1860         (c)     3   -   0

Tournament data

Vienna 1871     Wiener Schachgesellschaft Turnier     40  /  68


Player page created: 8 Aug. 2021