Christian Poulsen (chess player)
Poulsen worked on a farm in Denmark from the age of seven with his brothers, and never attended any kind of formal schooling. At a young age, he helped with efforts to make the usually infertile land of Jutland suitable for farming. He married a Swedish women with the last name of Hallgren, and had a son with her, who took the name of Øjvin Hallgren.
Poulsen represented Denmark in 3rd unofficial Chess Olympiad at Munich 1936, and five times in official Chess Olympiads (1937, 1939, 1950, 1952, 1956). He also played in several friendly matches; Scandinavia vs. Germany (Bremen 1938), Denmark vs. Norway (Oslo 1947, Oslo 1952), and Denmark vs. Sweden (Saltsjöbaden 1948, Copenhagen 1949).
- Passengers of the Piriápolis
- Chessgames.com :: Christian Poulsen
- OlimpBase :: unofficial Chess Olympiads :: Christian Poulsen
- OlimpBase :: Men's Chess olympiads :: Christian Poulsen
- OlimpBase :: Friendly matches
- Chessmetrics Player Profile :: Christian Poulsen Archived 2012-05-27 at the Wayback Machine.
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