Jerzy Konikowski (born 24 January 1947, Bytom , Poland) a Polish-German chess master, problemist and author.
He was a Polish national team trainer in 1978-1981 (the Polish Women’s national team won bronze medal in the 9th Women’s Chess Olympiad at La Valletta 1980).  In 1981, he emigrated to West Germany. Since 1982, he has been working at the Dortmund University of Technology as a chemist. In Germany he trained many young players, among others – Arkadij Naiditsch .
His name is attached to the Konikowski-Hardy Gambit in the Ruy Lopez , Cordel Defense (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Bc5 4.c3 d5 !?). 
Awarded the FIDE Master in 1983.
- Jump up^ Bartelski, Wojciech. “9th Women’s Chess Olympiad: La Valletta 1980” . OlimpBase . Retrieved 2009-07-23 .
- Jump up^ Fyhn, Karsten. “The Gambiteers Guild: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3” . Vikingskak.dk . Retrieved 2009-07-23 .