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Arthur Baert (1910 – unknown) was a Belgian chess player, Belgian Chess Championships medalist (1945).
From the mid-1930s to end of 1940s Arthur Baert was one of Belgium's leading chess players.
His earliest taste of international competition occurred at Antwerp in 1931, when he represented Belgium in a six-game Scheveningen match against a team of Foreigners headed by Akiba Rubinstein. The Belgians lost the match, but Baert scored wins against William Winter and Women's World Champion, Vera Menchik.
In 1937, at the 2nd international chess tournament to be held in Ostend, Baert finished 2nd in the Reserve event.
Arthur Baert played for Belgium in the Chess Olympiad:
- In 1937, at third board in the 7th Chess Olympiad in Stockholm (+0, =6, -12).
In 1945, he shared 1st place with Gustave Pepers at a tournament in Antwerp.
- Di Felice, Gino (2006). Chess Results 1931-1935. McFarland & Co. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-7864-2723-9. Search this book on
- "Belgian Chess History » Belgian championship, Antwerp".
- "Belgian Chess History » Belgian championship, Ostend".
- "Belgian Chess History » 2nd international tournament, Ostend".
- "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Arthur Baert". www.olimpbase.org.
- Di Felice, Gino (2008). Chess Results 1941-1946. McFarland & Co. p. 178. ISBN 978-0-7864-3819-8. Search this book on
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