Ingrid Larsen (chess player)

Ingrid Larsen (1 July 1909 – 25 February 1990) was a Danish chess player who holds the title of Woman International Master (WIM, 1950). She was a seventeen-times winner the Danish Women's Chess Championship.

Ingrid Larsen
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Ingrid Larsen in 1957
Country Denmark
Born(1909-07-01)July 1, 1909
DiedFebruary 25, 1990(1990-02-25) (aged 80)
TitleWoman International Master (1950)

BiographyEdit

From the late 1930s to the early 1980s, Ingrid Larsen was one of the leading chess players in the Denmark. Seventeen times she won the Danish Women's Chess Championships: 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1965, 1969 and 1983.

Ingrid Larsen three times participated in the Women's World Chess Championship Tournaments:

Ingrid Larsen played for Denmark in the Women's Chess Olympiads:[3]

In 1950, she was awarded the FIDE International Women Master (WIM) title.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1927-39 Title Tournaments : World Chess Championship (women)". www.mark-weeks.com.
  2. ^ "1949-50 Title Tournament : World Chess Championship (women)". www.mark-weeks.com.
  3. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "OlimpBase :: Women's Chess Olympiads :: Ingrid Larsen". www.olimpbase.org.

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