Hans Duhm

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Hans Duhm

Hans Duhm (12 August 1878, Göttingen – 4 January 1946) was a German–Swiss chess master.

Born in Göttingen, Germany, he was the elder brother of Dietrich Duhm and Andreas Duhm. His father, Bernhard Duhm, was a professor for Protestant theology (Old Testament) in Göttingen and Basel, Switzerland.[1] Hans studied theology too, graduated from the University of Strasbourg, Alsace (then German Empire), and received the Lizentiate degree (post graduate Doctorate). He published a theologian book Die bösen Geister im Alten Testament (Mohr Verlag, Tübingen und Leipzig 1904). He was a professor of Exegesis of the Old Testament in Göttingen and Breslau.[2]

He shared 1st at St. Gallen 1901 (Swiss Chess Championship) and became a co-champion.[3] He tied for 16-17tha in the Mannheim 1914 chess tournament (the 19th DSB Congress, Hauptturnier A, Hallegua won),[4] and tied for 7-8th at Hannover 1926 (Aron Nimzowitsch won).[5] Dr. Hans Duhm was five-time Lower Saxony Champion (Der Niedersächsische Schachverband, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1928, and 1929).[6] http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AHans_Duhm.JPG