Gert Jan Timmerman

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Gert Jan Timmerman
Full name Gert Jan Timmerman
Country Netherlands
Born (1956-04-15) 15 April 1956 (age 58)
Netherlands
ICCF World Champion 1996–2002

Gert Jan Timmerman (born 15 April 1956) is a Dutch chess player, most famous for being the fifteenth ICCF World Champion in correspondence chess, 1996–2002.[1] Before becoming the fifteenth World Correspondence Champion he won Final B of the 5th World Cup between 1987 and 1994.[2]

He tied for second place behind Mikhail Umansky in a "champion of champions" tournament, the ICCF 50 Years World Champion Jubilee. This was a special invitational correspondence tournament involving all living former ICCF World Champions.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ICCF - 15th CC World Championship
  2. ^ ICCF - 5th CC World Cup Final B
  3. ^ World Champions Jubilee Tournament (2003)

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Preceded by
Estonia Tõnu Õim
World Correspondence Chess Champion
1996–2002
Succeeded by
Turkey Tunç Hamarat