Paul Rudolf von Bilguer

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Rudolph von Bilguer

Paul Rudolf (or Rudolph) von Bilguer (21 September 1815 – 16 September 1840) was a German chess master and chess theoretician from Ludwigslust in the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

To the modern chess world he is known above all as the co-author of the Handbuch des Schachspiels. 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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