Egil Jacobsen

Egil Jacobsen (1897 – 27 March 1923)[1] was a Danish chess master.

He tied for 5-6th at Horsens 1915 (the 6th Danish Chess Championship, Johannes Giersing won), tied for 9-10th at Copenhagen 1916 (the 9th Nordic Chess Championship, B-tournament, Karl Berndtsson won),[2] and twice won Danish championships at Grenaa 1917 and Copenhagen 1922. He took 5th at Copenhagen 1923 (Aron Nimzowitsch won),[3] and shared 2nd, behind Erik Andersen, at Copenhagen 1923 (DEN-ch).


  1. ^ Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 190, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6
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