Oleg Neikirch

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Oleg Nikolaev Neikirch (Neikirh, Nejkirch, Neykirch) (Bulgarian: Олег Николаев Нейкирх) (8 March 1914, Tbilisi, Georgia - 26 August 1985, Bulgaria) was a Bulgarian chess master.

He won seven times Bulgarian Chess Championship (1937,[1] 1938,[2] 1940 (jointly),[3] 1943,[4] 1948 (jointly),[5] 1953 (jointly),[6] and 1957[7]).

He represented Bulgaria in four Chess Olympiads (1939, 1954, 1958, and 1960).

He tied for 2nd-4th at Sofia 1957 (zonal; Miroslav Filip won), and took 15th at Portorož 1958 (Interzonal; Mikhail Tal won).

He was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1957.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1937 Sofia Bulg Ch". Thechesslibrary.com. 2008-07-29. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  2. ^ "1938 Varna Bulg Ch". Thechesslibrary.com. 2008-07-29. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  3. ^ "1940 Sofia Bulg Ch". Thechesslibrary.com. 2008-07-29. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  4. ^ "1943 Sofia Bulg Ch". Thechesslibrary.com. 2008-09-23. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  5. ^ "1948 Sofia Bulg Ch". Thechesslibrary.com. 2008-07-30. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  6. ^ "1953 Sofia Bulg Ch". Thechesslibrary.com. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  7. ^ "1957 Sofia Bulg Ch". Thechesslibrary.com. 2007-03-20. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  8. ^ Wojciech Bartelski (2011-01-01). "The encyclopaedia of team chess". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2011-12-14.