Jørn Sloth

Jørn Sloth (born 5 September 1944 in Sjørring, Denmark) is a Danish chess FIDE Master and International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster, most famous for being the eighth ICCF World Champion, 1975–80.

Jørn Sloth, World Chess Championship for Seniors in Marienbad
Jørn Sloth
Full nameJørn Sloth
CountryDenmark
Born (1944-09-05) 5 September 1944 (age 76)
TitleICCF Grandmaster (1978)
ICCF World Champion1975–80
FIDE rating2302 (May 2010)

Sloth obtained the IMC title in 1973 and the GMC title in 1978. He was the youngest player ever to win the Correspondence World Champion title.

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Preceded by
Yakov Estrin
World Correspondence Chess Champion
1975–1980
Succeeded by
Tõnu Õim