Andreas Dückstein

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Andreas Dückstein in 1960

Andreas Dückstein (born 2 August 1927, Budapest) is an Austrian chess master.

Born in Hungary, he left for Austria at the age of 22. Dückstein was thrice Austrian Champion (1954, 1956, 1977).[1]

He tied for 11–13th at Zagreb 1955 (Vasily Smyslov won), took 14th at Wageningen 1957 (zonal, László Szabó won), took 5th at Hastings 1958/59 (Wolfgang Uhlmann won), shared 2nd at Berg en Dal (zonal, Friðrik Ólafsson won),[2] tied for 4–6th at Vienna 1961 (Yuri Averbakh won),[3] took 3rd at Amsterdam 1964 (IBM, Bent Larsen won),[4] took 4th at Palma de Mallorca 1965.[5]

He played for Austria in several Chess Olympiads:

He won two individual gold medals, at Moscow 1956 and at Nice 1974,[6] and was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1956.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die österreichischen Staatsmeister. Chess.at. Retrieved on 29 November 2013.
  2. ^ La grande storia degli scacchi. Xoomer.alice.it (13 March 2013). Retrieved on 29 November 2013.
  3. ^ 1961Vienna. Thechesslibrary.com. Retrieved on 29 November 2013.
  4. ^ Amsterdam IBM 1964. Maxeuwe.nl. Retrieved on 29 November 2013.
  5. ^ 1965PalmadeMallorca. Thechesslibrary.com. Retrieved on 29 November 2013.
  6. ^ the encyclopaedia of team chess. OlimpBase (1 April 2013). Retrieved on 29 November 2013.