Bernhard Fleissig

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Bernhard (Bernát) Fleissig (born 1853, Hungary – died 7 March 1931, Vienna) was a Hungarian-born Austrian chess master.

Bernhard Fleissig took 18th in the Vienna 1882 chess tournament (Wilhelm Steinitz and Szymon Winawer won),[1] took 2nd, behind Vincenz Hruby, at Vienna 1882,[2] and tied for 2nd-3rd with Johann Hermann Bauer but lost a play-off match to him (0–2) at Vienna 1890 (Max Weiss won).[3][4]

His name is attached to the Fleissig Variation in the Scotch (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Be3 Qf6 6.c3 Nge7 7.Nc2).[5][6]

Bernhard (Bernát) Fleissig was the younger brother of Max Fleissig.

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  1. ^ - Chess News - International Chess Tournament Vienna 1882
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-04. Retrieved 2011-12-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Name Index to Jeremy Gaige's Chess Tournament Crosstables, An Electronic Edition, Anders Thulin, Malmö, 2004-09-01
  3. ^ Vienna at
  4. ^ Edo Historical Chess Ratings
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  6. ^ F Archived May 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine