Gert Jan Timmerman

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Gert Jan Timmerman
Full nameGert Jan Timmerman
Born (1956-04-15) 15 April 1956 (age 63)
ICCF World Champion1996–2002

Gert Jan Timmerman (born 15 April 1956) is a Dutch chess player, most famous for being the fifteenth ICCF World Champion in correspondence chess, 1996–2002.[1] Before becoming the fifteenth World Correspondence Champion, TImmerman won Final B of the 5th World Cup between 1987 and 1994.[2]

He tied for second place behind Mikhail Umansky in a "champion of champions" tournament, the ICCF 50 Years World Champion Jubilee. This was a special invitational correspondence tournament involving all living former ICCF World Champions.[3]


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Preceded by
Estonia Tõnu Õim
World Correspondence Chess Champion
Succeeded by
Turkey Tunç Hamarat