Paul Lipke (30 June 1870 – 8 March 1955) was a German chess master.
Lipke was born in Erfurt .  In 1889, he tied for 5-6th in Breslau (6th DSB Congress , Hauptturnier A , Emanuel Lasker won), and took 4th in Dessau. In 1892, he won in Dresden (7th DSB-Kongress, Hauptturnier A ), and he took 2nd in Halle ( Quadrangular ). In 1893, he took 3rd in Kiel (8th DSB-Kongress, Curt von Bardeleben and Carl August Walbrodt won). At the 9th DSB-Kongress in Leipzig, 1894, he took 2nd, behind Siegbert Tarrasch but ahead of several established masters, including Richard Teichmann , JH Blackburne , Carl Walbrodt , David Janowski and Georg Marco ; He also won his own game against Tarrasch. In 1898, he tied for 8-9th in Vienna ( Kaiser-Jubiläumsturnier , Tarrasch and Harry Pillsbury won). 
Lipke is a lawyer in Halle , Saxony. He died at Osterburg , Altmark.
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