Steinitz also led what one mainstream outlet called an "information war" against a deal.
Steinitz, like many Israeli politicians, supported the 2005 withdrawal from Gaza, known at the time as disengagement.
Steinitz said it should have protected the hitchhikers, who came from an Israeli settlement near Hebron.
But Steinitz had particularly stern words for Abbas, whom he referred to by his nom de guerre, Abu Mazen.
Steinitz vows to provide 50 million shekels ($13 million) to the center in its first year as a university.
Compulsory quick moving is the thing for gaiety, and that is why, though we revere Steinitz and Lasker, it is Bird we love.
"So you may as well lock it, Steinitz," and this was done promptly.
But it is a curious fact that Steinitz founded the modern school rather late in life.
Steinitz, who beats them both in match play, does not essay more than six blindfold at a time.
Zukertort and Steinitz are his heroes, and he is as melodious on mates as he is graceful on gambits.