Juzefs Petkēvičs

Juzefs Petkēvičs (Polish: Józef Pietkiewicz, Russian: Ю́зеф Изодо́рович Петке́вич; born 19 December 1940, Riga) is a Latvian chess Grandmaster of Polish origin.

Juzefs Petkēvičs
Full nameJuzefs Petkēvičs
Country Soviet Union
 Latvia
Born19 December 1940
Riga, Latvian SSR
Soviet Union
TitleGrandmaster
World ChampionWorld Senior Champion, 2002

Born into a Polish family (his uncle was a Catholic bishop),[1] he came first in the Riga Championship of 1967, winning all thirteen games.[2] He tied for 1st-3rd at Pärnu 1967. He thrice shared 1st in Latvian Chess Championship (1969, 1974, 1985).[3][4]

Petkēvičs played for Latvia in Chess Olympiads:

He won the 12th World Senior Chess Championship at Naumburg 2002.[6]

Petkēvičs was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1980, and the GM title in 2002.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pan Józef Archived 2007-10-29 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ http://www.latchess.lv/lv/hall/2005/12/22/hall_238.html?template=23[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Russian Chess Base". Archived from the original on October 27, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-27.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  4. ^ Russian Chess Base
  5. ^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess
  6. ^ TeleSchach / Senioren Weltmeisterschaft

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