Alexander Ugge

Correspondence Grandmaster 2005

Won 22nd World Correspondence Championship Candidates tournament,

Section 1, with undefeated 8.5/12 (+5 =7), 2003-6

2nd place, 21st World Correspondence Championship Final, with undefeated 8.5/14 (+3 =11), 2005-8

Ugge claims that as he was age 68 when the tournament started, he is the oldest player in the history of chess to win a medal in a World Championship

 

Source: QCC Trillium #3/Fall 2009, Ontario Public Service, reprinted CHECK! 569, 2009.12

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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