Jan Hein Donner

#188269
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
6, 1927
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Nov 27, 1988 (61)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1927
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Nov 27, 1988 (61)

About

Dutch chess master who was a three time Dutch National Champion and played for the Netherlands in the Chess Olympiads 11 times.

Before Fame

He began playing chess when he was a boy.

Trivia

He is considered to be one of the most charismatic chess players of all time and was known for his outspoken and often outrageous columns about subjects such as women and politics.

Family Life

He was born and raised in the Netherlands.

Associated With

His impact on the game of chess is comparable to that of Arpad Elo.