Thomas Luther

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Thomas Luther playing in the Bundesliga.

Thomas Luther (born 4 November 1969 in Erfurt) is a German chess player and International Grandmaster of Chess. In 2000 he was a member of the German team that won the silver medal in the 34th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul.[1]

He won the German championships 1993, 2002, and 2006. As a result of his 1993 victory, FIDE awarded him the GM title in 1994. In 2009, he won 6th LGA Premium Chess Cup in Nürnberg.[2]

He is the head of the FIDE Commission on disabled and leads the Disabled team to the World Chess Olympiad every two years.

Luther's current Elo rating is 2545 (September 2010).

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