Wolfgang Unzicker

#151469
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
26, 1925
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 20, 2006 (80)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1925
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 20, 2006 (80)

About

He was considered by many to be the greatest amateur chess master of the 20th Century.

Before Fame

His father taught him to play chess at the age of 10.

Trivia

He chose not to become a professional chess player because of his passion for law.

Family Life

His wife, Freia, was by his side for over 50 years.

Associated With

He had a first place tie with Boris Spassky in the 1965 Chigorin Memorial tournament.