|Born||19 December 1940
Riga, Latvian SSR
|World Champion||World Senior Champion, 2002|
Juzefs Petkēvičs (Jusefs Petkevich, Josef Petkevitch, Józef Pietkiewicz) (born 19 December 1940, Riga) a Latvian chess Grandmaster.
Born into a Polish family (his uncle was a Catholic bishop), he came first in the Riga Championship of 1967, winning all thirteen games. He tied for 1st-3rd at Pärnu 1967. He thrice shared 1st in Latvian Chess Championship (1969, 1974, 1985).
Petkēvičs played for Latvia in Chess Olympiads:
He won the 12th World Senior Chess Championship at Naumburg 2002.
Petkēvičs was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1980, and the GM title in 2002.