GMC Horst Rittner

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Simon Rogers
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GMC Horst Rittner

Post by Simon Rogers » Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:31 pm

I am sorry to report that Horst Robert Rittner died on the 14th June 2021 aged 90.
Horst was born on 16th July 1930 in what was Breslau, Germany which later became Wroclau, Poland.
He was German Correspondence Champion in 1956 and became a Grandmaster of Correspondence in 1961.
Between 1968 and 1971 he was the sixth ICCF World Champion.
Horst also became a FIDE International Arbiter and was also editor of the German magazine Schach.
RIP

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