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The FC Bayern senior chess team was promoted back to Bundesliga 1 in April 2008 after a 12-year absence. This attracted new, top quality players including:

Michael Bezold, aged 34, Grand Master

Julian Jorczik, aged 16, German U-16 champion

Peter Meister, aged 42, International Master

The junior team has also benefited from an influx of very good players:

Julian Jorczik, Ralph Götz, Martin Götz, Djordje Zivkovic, Alexander Upmexer, Christian Friedel, Peter Ebermeyer.

 Julian Jorczik took part in the junior world championship in Vietnam. Julian came fifth in the European championship at the age of 14 and 13th in the world championship for his age group.

Chess section website: www.fcbayern-schach.de

Key facts

Founded

1908

Members

104

Head of section

Jörg Wengler

Honours

Promotion to Bundesliga 1 in April 2008
European cup 1992
9 German championships Meistertitel (between 1976 and 1994

Teams

7 men's
2 women's

Senior leagues

Bundesliga 1 (men)
Bundesliga 2 (women)
State league south (juniors)

Venue

Anton-Fingerle-Zentrum, Schlierseestr. 47, München-Giesing

Practice/training

Friday from 7 pm (except school holidays)
Juniors: Wilhelm-Hausenstein-Gymnasium,
Monday 13.30 to 15.45

Contact

Günter Schütz
Milbertshofener Str. 57
80807 München
Tel. (089) 38 00 34 67

E-Mail: guenter.schuetz@allianz.de
Homepage: www.fcbayern-schach.de