Andreas Dückstein

Andreas Dückstein

Andreas Dückstein (born 2 August 1927, Budapest) an Austrian chess master.

Born in Hungary, he left for Austria at the age of 22. Dückstein was thrice Austrian Champion (1954, 1956, 1977).

He tied for 11-13th at Zagreb 1955 (Vassily Smyslov won), took 14th at Wageningen 1957 (zonal, László Szabó won), took 5th at Hastings 1958/59 (Wolfgang Uhlmann won), shared 2nd at Berg en Dal (zonal, Friðrik Ólafsson won), tied for 4-6th at Vienna 1961 (Yuri Averbakh won), took 3rd at Amsterdam 1964 (IBM, Bent Larsen won), took 4th at Palma de Mallorca 1965.

He played for Austria in several Chess Olympiads:

He won two individual gold medals, at Moscow 1956 and at Nice 1974.

Awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1956.


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