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In 1900, Emanuel Lasker (world chess champion from 1894 to 1921) received his Ph.D. under Max Noether. In 1905, Lasker published a theorem that Emmy Noether generalized in 1921, now well known as the Lasker-Noether theorem. Aside from official papers related to Lasker's dissertation, do there exist records, correspondence, or anecdotes that involve Lasker's connections to either Max Noether or his daughter?

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    $\begingroup$ You could ask Jeremy Gray. His paper on “Algebraic Geometry from Noether to Noether” is silent on correspondence or anecdotes but covers the relevant published record. $\endgroup$ – Matt F. Nov 13 '18 at 14:55
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    $\begingroup$ There's a well-known biography of Lasker written by Hannak called "Emanuel Lasker: The Life of a Chess Master" (with a foreword by Einstein). Maybe you could find something there. $\endgroup$ – EFinat-S Nov 14 '18 at 0:41

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