André Muffang

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André Muffang (25 July 1897, St. Brieuc – March 1, 1989, Paris) was a French chess master.[1]

Before World War I, he took 3rd, behind Alexander Alekhine and Frank Marshall, at Paris 1914 (Quadrangular); took 5th at Lyon 1914 (2nd French Amateur championship, Alphonse Goetz won); and won at Paris 1914 (Café de la Régence championship).[2]

After the war, he won at Paris 1922 (Triangular), took 2nd at Paris 1923 (Quadrangular), lost a mini match to Alekhine (0–2) at Paris 1923, tied for 2nd-5th at Margate 1923 (Ernst Grünfeld won), and shared 4th at Strasbourg 1924. He was French Champion in 1931.[3]

Muffang represented France in Chess Olympiads:

He won individual silver medal in The Hague.[4]

After World War II, he played for France in friendly matches against Switzerland (1946), Czechoslovakia (1947), Soviet Union (1954), and Romania (1955).[5]

He was awarded the International Master title in 1951.[6]


  1. ^ Muffang
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-04. Retrieved 2007-07-04.  Name Index to Jeremy Gaige's Chess Tournament Crosstables, An Electronic Edition, Anders Thulin, Malmö, 2004-09-01
  3. ^ Le Championnat de France d'Echecs
  4. ^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess
  5. ^ Welcome to the Chessmetrics site Archived April 14, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Liste des premiers titrés (chrono) - Chessmile

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