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Wolfgang Uhlmann Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Wolfgang Uhlmann.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

I just found out about the death of the German GM Wolfgang Uhlmann who was 85 years old. In my memory are the three games that I got to play against him throughout my career. This Madrid 1973 photo belongs to the first of them, the other two were in Romania in 1978 and 1979

We are consumed with sadness to learn the news coming from Germany – GM Wolfgang Uhlmann passed away on August 24.

He was one of the top players of the 60s & 70s and a renowned French Defense expert. German chess legend was 85.

#RIP #chess #schach

Wolfgang Uhlmann, the German Chess legend died at 85.
Wolfgang Uhlmann was the greatest player of former GDR. He spent all his life in his hometown Dresden, where he luckily survived terrible Alliance bombing in 1945. He was educated book printer, but most of his life he was on state sport stipendium. His talent was shown quite early, even that he learned chess just at 11 from his father. He was 11 times country Champion. Uhlmann best years were in the middle of 60s, when he won first places in Sarajevo 1964(with Lev Polugaevsky) .in Havana 1964 (with Smyslov) in Zagreb 1964 (together with Ivkov) and in Berlin Lasker Memorial 1967 (with Bronstein). He was great team player, winning gold medal on the first board of Chess Olympiad in Tel Aviv in 1964 and bronze medal in Havana 1966. He qualified to FIDE Candidates Tournament in 1970 from famous Mallorca Interzonal. But in quarterfinals he lost to Bent Larsen in the match, where he had really good chances. Later he participated successfully in World Seniors and became the oldest German Bundesliga player, 81 years old. He wrote many theoretical articles. Uhlmann was known as leading world expert in Kings Indian Defence and, especially in French defence, where he had beaten nobody else, but Robert Fischer. His Chess knowledge was widely recognised and he was invited by World Champion Anatoly Karpov to be his second in his 70s.
Uhlmann was extremely respected all over the chess world for his sportsmanship and good will.
R.I.P Great French Warrior!

The Dresdeners #Schach -Legend Wolfgang #Uhlmann is dead. He died a few months after his 85th birthday. In the 60s and 70s, Uhlmann was among the absolute best in the world.

Sad news: the legend of German chess, expert on the French Defense (in which he beat e.g. Bobby Fischer), very strong grandmaster and writer of several chess books Wolfgang Uhlmann passed away at the age of 85. We’re working on an obituary. RIP

Sad to hear of the death of Wolfgang Uhlmann. I was honoured to play in the same section in Dresden in 2001, even sitting by him. His book on the French Defence is superb and I learned so much from it. He was a lover of chess – herz under seele. RIP

Wolfgang Uhlmann passed away at the age of 85. East German Champion was one of the top players in the World at the beginning of 70ies, and qualified to Candidates’1971. Famous for his devotion to French, where he beat Fischer, Uhlmann remained a chess person to the last days. RIP

We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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