George Koltanowski

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Birth Name: George Koltanowski

Occupation: Chess Player

Place Of Birth: Belgium

Date Of Birth: September 17, 1903

Date Of Death: February 5, 2000

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

George Koltanowski was born on the 17th of September, 1903. He was best known for being a Chess Player. Belgian born American chess player best known for the headlining making chess he played while blindfolded.

George Koltanowski was born in Belgium. He began taking chess seriously at the age of 14 and gave up a fledgling career as a diamond cutter to play full-time. He played a record 56 chess matches blindfolded and he was awarded the International Master title in 1950 when the title was first officially established by FIDE.

George Koltanowski was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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George Koltanowski was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

George Koltanowski is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

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George Koltanowski was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME: George Koltanowski
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: George Koltanowski was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: George Koltanowski was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: George Koltanowski had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

George Koltanowski’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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