Kazimierz Plater

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Kazimierz Plater, Amsterdam 1965

Kazimierz Plater (Broel-Plater) (3 March 1915, Vilna – 30 April 2004, Warsaw) was a Polish chess master.

Born into an aristocratic family in Vilnius, he studied in Warsaw where he won the Warsaw County Championship in 1934.

After the Second World War, he participated twelve times in Polish championships (1946–1964). He was thrice Polish Champion (1949, 1956, 1957) and twice Sub-champion (1950, 1963).[1]

In 1947, he took 6th place in Warsaw in a tourney won by Svetozar Gligorić and 12th in the Hilversum zonal won by Albéric O'Kelly de Galway.[2] In 1949, he took 7th in Bucharest (Luděk Pachman won).[3] In 1957, he shared 4th in Szczawno Zdrój at the 2nd Przepiórka Memorial won by Efim Geller .[4]

He represented Poland in Chess Olympiads:

Plater was awarded the International Master title in 1950.


  1. ^ Litmanowicz, Władysław; Giżycki, Jerzy (1986). Szachy od A do Z. Wydawnictwo Sport i Turystyka Warszawa. ISBN 83-217-2481-7 (1. A-M), ISBN 83-217-2745-X (2. N-Z). 
  2. ^ 1947 Archived 2009-12-08 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ 1949 Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ (Polish) II TURNIEJ PAMIĘCI PRZEPIÓRKI Szczawno Zdrój 1957
  5. ^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess