Wilhelm Hanstein

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Wilhelm Hanstein (3 August 1811 in Berlin – 14 October 1850 in Magdeburg) was a German chess player and writer.

Wilhelm Hanstein

Hanstein was one of the Berlin Pleiades. He helped found Berliner Schachzeitung, later to become Deutsche Schachzeitung. He was a civil servant.

In 1842, he won a match against Carl Jaenisch (+4 −1 =1). In 1847, he won a match against Karl Mayet (+12 −5 =1).

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