Viktor Tietz (13 April, 1859, Rumburg (Czech: Rumburk, northwest Bohemia, Austrian Monarchy – 8 December, 1937, Karlsbad (Czech: Karlovy Vary), Bohemia, Czechoslovakia) was a Czech ethnic-German chess player, chess life organizer and local politician.
He invented the tie-break system now called the Tietz system. His name is attached to the chess club in Karlovy Vary. He was a main organizer of four famous international tournaments: the Carlsbad 1907, the Carlsbad 1911, the Carlsbad 1923, and the Carlsbad 1929.
- "Karlovarský šachklub Tietz > Sekce > Historie našeho klubu > Die Schachgeschichte in Karlsbad". Tietz.cz. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
- "Name Index to Jeremy Gaige's Chess Tournament Crosstables" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 4, 2007. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
- "Chess Glossary". Chess-poster.com. 1976-10-09. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
- Karlovarský šachklub Tietz Sekce Historie našeho klubu Šachové Karlovy Vary (Czech)
- "Alekhine on Carlsbad, 1929 by Edward Winter". Chesshistory.com. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
- Viktor Tietz player profile and games at Chessgames.com
- Viktor Tietz - legenda karlovarské šachové hry (Czech)
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