The Berlin Pleiades was a group of seven masters of German chess in the 19th century.[1] They are named after the star constellation the Pleiades.

The members of the Berlin Pleiades were:[2]


  1. ^ Cullen, Tony (2020-12-21). Chess Rivals of the 19th Century: With 300 Annotated Games. McFarland. p. 25. ISBN 978-1-4766-8072-9.
  2. ^ "Chess Trivia". Archived from the original on 2008-05-09. Retrieved 2008-03-29.