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Erwin Voellmy

Dr. Erwin Voellmy

Erwin Voellmy (9 September 1886, Herzogenbuchsee - 15 January 1951, Basel) was a Swiss chess master.

Dr. Erwin Voellmy, a mathematics teacher by profession, edited for 40 years the chess column in Basler Nachrichten, and was an author of several chess books.

He was thrice Swiss Champion in 1911 (jointly), 1920 and 1922. Voellmy represented Switzerland at:

He won team bronze medal at Paris 1924.

He shared 1st with Alexander Alekhine and Oskar Naegeli at Bern 1932 (Qudrangular).