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Friedrich Baumbach

Full name Friedrich Fritz Baumbach
Country Germany
Born September 8, 1935
Weimar, Germany
Title ICCF Grandmaster
ICCF World Champion 1983-89

Dr Friedrich (Fritz) Baumbach (born September 8, 1935 in Weimar, Germany) is a German International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster, most famous for being the eleventh ICCF World Champion, 1983-89. He was also East German Champion in 1970.

He tied for second place behind Mikhail Umansky in a "champion of champions" tournament, the ICCF 50 Years World Champion Jubilee. This was a special invitational correspondence tournament involving all living former ICCF World Champions.