Józef Dominik

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Józef Dominik (10 March 1894, Dobczyce - 10 September 1920, Krasne) was a Polish chess master.

Born in Dobczyce (western Galicia), he was educated in Crakow (Kraków, then Austria-Hungary). In his short chess career, he took 3rd at Crakow 1913 (Adolf Hauke won), took 2nd, behind Alexander Flamberg at Cracow 1914,[1] took 2nd at Mannheim 1914 (Hauptturnier B, Rudniev won).[2]

Dominik won at Vienna 1915 (Quadrangular), won at Cracow 1918,[3] and took 5th at Warsaw 1919 (Zdzisław Belsitzmann won).[4]

He died after a battle of Krasne (eastern Galicia) during the Polish-Soviet War in 1920.


  1. ^ Litmanowicz, Władysław & Giżycki, Jerzy (1986, 1987). Szachy od A do Z. Wydawnictwo Sport i Turystyka, Warszawa. ISBN 83-217-2481-7 (1. A-M), ISBN 83-217-2745-X (2. N-Z)
  2. ^ Werner Lauterbach: Mannheim 1914, Walter Rau Verlag: Düsseldorf 1964 (tournament book)
  3. ^ Józef Dominik at lks.elektron.w.interia.pl
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 4, 2007. Retrieved July 4, 2007. Name Index to Jeremy Gaige's Chess Tournament Crosstables, An Electronic Edition, Anders Thulin, Malmö, 2004-09-01