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Oskar Naegeli

Oskar Naegeli

Swiss chess player
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Quick Facts
Intro Swiss chess player
Countries Switzerland
Occupations Chess player Physician
Gender male
Birth 25 February 1885 (Ermatingen, Thurgau, Switzerland)
Death 19 November 1959 (Fribourg, Sarine District, Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland)
Star sign Pisces
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Biography

Oskar Naegeli (born January 25, 1885 in Ermatingen – died November 16, 1959 in Fribourg), was a Swiss dermatologist and chess master. He represented Switzerland at the Chess Olympiads in 1927, 1928, 1931 and 1935, as well as at the unofficial Olympiad in 1936 at Munich.

Naegeli won twice Swiss Chess Championship (1910 and 1936). He lost a match to Ossip Bernstein (1 : 3) in 1932, and to Salo Flohr (2 : 4) in 1933. He participated in the strong international tournaments at Berne 1932 and Zurich 1934, both won by Alexander Alekhine. He was the brother of Otto Naegeli and is a great-uncle of Harald Naegeli.

In the field of dermatology, the Naegeli syndrome is named after him.

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http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessplayer?pid=11182
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http://www.olimpbase.org/players/ln9hlnfe.html
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https://web.archive.org/web/20070928140535/http://www.thechesslibrary.com/files/ShortMatchesOf20thCentury.htm
https://viaf.org/viaf/316876641
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q124467
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/316876641
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