Fred Flatow

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Alfred (Fred) Flatow (born 28 August 1937 in Berlin)[1][2] is an Australian chess master and former Australian Chess Champion.[3]

Flatow was born in Germany, and emigrated to Australia. He was eleven times City of Sydney Champion (1963, 1967, 1968 (jointly), 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975 (jointly), 1981 (jointly), 1982, 1983, and 1985),[4] and won the Australian Chess Championship at Sydney 1969/70.[2][5] He also won twice the Doeberl Cup in Canberra in 1970 (jointly) and 1972.[6]

He twice played for Australia in Chess Olympiads, at Lugano 1968 and Skopje 1972.[7]

Flatow holds the FIDE Master title.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 121, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6
  2. ^ a b Whyld, Ken (1986), Chess: The Records, Guinness Books, p. 139, ISBN 0-85112-455-0
  3. ^ He is usually known as Fred Flatow. See for instance Sydney Morning Herald chess column of 8-Oct-2008
  4. ^ "City of Sydney Champions". New South Wales Chess Association. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  5. ^ "ACF records". Auschess.org.au. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  6. ^ "Doeberl Cup Previous Winners". www.doeberlcup.com.au. Retrieved 10 March 2013.
  7. ^ Wojciech Bartelski. "OlimpBase Men's Chess Olympiads Alfred Flatow". Olimpbase.org. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  8. ^ "NSWCA Personalia". New South Wales Chess Association. Retrieved 10 March 2013.

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