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Mikhail Ivanovich Chigorin [Tchigorin] lived from October 31, 1850-January 25, 1908
He challenged Steinitz to the world championship several times but never won. His lifetime score against Steinitz was +24 =8 -27.
Chigorin died at an early age from diabetes aggravated by heavy drinking and a failing liver.