Matthias Wahls (born January 25, 1968) is a German chess grandmaster and poker player . Continue reading
Otto Wegemund (1870 – 5 October 1928) was a German chess master. Continue reading
Erich Weinitschke (born 1910, date of death unknown) was a German chess master.  Continue reading
Carl Wemmers (1845 – 18 September 1882) was a German chess master. Continue reading
(Hermann) Balduin Wolff (15 July 1819 to 21 November 1907)  Was a German painter of the Romantic period, and a chess player. Continue reading
Arno Zude (born 14 May 1964) is a German Chess Master and chess problemist . Continue reading
Ludwig Schmitt (15 April 1902 – 1980) was a German chess master.
Carl Friedrich Schmid (22 April 1840 – 31 March 1897) was a Baltic German chess player.  Continue reading
Roland Schmaltz (born November 15, 1974) is a German chess grandmaster . His Elo rating was 2546. He has the nickname “Hawkeye” and is a champion in bullet chess . Continue reading
Sergiu Samarian (10 June 1923, Chisinau-Criş , Romania – 3 June 1991, Heidelberg ) was a Romanian- German chess master and coach.
He played in 1st European Individual Chess Championship ( Europameisterschaft ) at Munich 1942, and tied for 7-8th in Wertungsturnier (Qualification Tournament, Gösta Danielsson won) there.  In 1946, he was awarded a Romanian chess master title.
Samarian was a Romanian national coach both for men’s and women’s teams. He emigrated to West Germany in 1976, and became a German national coach for women’s team.
Samarian was the author of the 1974 book “The Queen’s Gambit Declined” published in 1974 by Chess Digest, Inc., Dallas Texas. The book was translated by Grev Corbett and Patrick Miles and has no ISBN number.
- Jump up^ Gillam, Anthony J. & Swift, AJ (2001), 1st European championship Munich 1942, Nottingham: The Chess Player,ISBN 1-901034-46-1