Samuel Mieses (November 1841 – January 1884) was a German chess master.

Uncle of Jacques Mieses, he studied medicine at the University of Breslau, and was one of chess pupils of Adolf Anderssen. He lost a match to him (0½–4½) in 1867, and was a frequent chess opponent of Johannes Zukertort and Jakob Rosanes in Breslau.[1]

He won at Bad Ems 1871 and shared 1st with Anderssen but lost a play-off game to him at Leipzig 1871 (Kongresse des Mitteldeutschen Schachbundes, the first Middle German Chess Congress),[2] He lost a match to Johannes von Minckwitz (3½–5½) at Leipzig 1872.[3]

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