Bjørn Nielsen

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Bjørn (Björn, Bjorn) Nielsen (4 October 1907 – 21 May 1949) was a Danish chess master.

He played for Denmark in Chess Olympiads:

He won individual gold medal at Munich 1936.[1]

In 1933, he tied for 6-7th in Copenhagen (Politiken, Aron Nimzowitsch won),[2] In 1941, he tied for 5-6th in Munich (Europaturnier, Gösta Stoltz won).[3]

He was Danish Champion in 1941, 1942, 1944, and 1946. In 1947 he shared 1st, but lost the play-off to Jens Enevoldsen, 0.5 point against 3.5 points. He also shared 1st in 1949 but died in Herning before the play-off against Poul Hage could take place.


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