Horst Rittner

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Horst Rittner
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Full name Horst Robert Rittner
Country Germany
Born (1930-07-16) July 16, 1930 (age 86)
Breslau, Germany (today Wrocław, Poland)
Title ICCF Gradmaster (1961)
ICCF World Champion 1968–71

Horst Robert Rittner (born July 16, 1930 in Breslau [formerly part of Germany but today in Poland, named Wrocław]) is a German correspondence chess Grandmaster. He is most famous for being the sixth ICCF World Champion between 1968 and 1971. He also edited the German magazine Schach.


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Preceded by
Hans Berliner
World Correspondence Chess Champion
Succeeded by
Yakov Estrin