Gert Schnider

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Gert Schnider is an Austrian professional multi-talented board-game player, e.g. of Chess (FIDE master[1]), Go (5th Dan[2]) and shogi (5th Dan in Japan and 3rd Dan in Europe[2]) and an Abalone grandmaster.

He is the MSO world champion of Abalone[3] in 1999 and 2000 and the MSO world champion of Decamentathlon in 2000.[4]

In 2000, he held the First International Austrian Shogi Championship.[5] Champion of the 2nd International Shogi Forum in 2002.[6]

He is living in Graz as an officially approved chess teacher ("staatlich geprüfter Schachlehrwart").[1]


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  3. ^ . Aichholzer, F. Aurenhammer, and T. Werner. Algorithmic fun – Abalone. Special Issue on Foundations of Information Processing of TELEMATIK, 1:4–6, 2002.[1] retrieved 29 April
  4. ^ Mind Sports Olympiad article on decamentathlon
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  6. ^ ISF 2002 (FESA)

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