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Hermann von Hanneken (1810 – 1886) was a German chess player.

He was a Prussian general who analysed in Schachzeitung in 1850 the line 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.c4 f6 (the Cozio Defence to the King's Gambit).[1]

He lost a match to Augustus Mongredien (+1 –3 =2) at Berlin 1845,[2][3] tied for 3rd-5th at Düsseldorf 1862 (the 2nd WDSB Congress, Max Lange won),[4] and took 4th at Wiesbaden 1871 (Carl Göring won).[5]


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