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Felix Magath
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Number of games in database: 2
Years covered: 1985


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FELIX MAGATH
(born Jul-26-1953, 68 years old) Germany

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Felix Magath is a former German football central midfielder and current manager. Until October 2012, he was manager of VfL Wolfsburg.

Magath is also a chess enthusiast, an interest which he developed during the 1978 World Chess Championship while he was bedridden due to hepatitis.

Wikipedia article: Felix Magath


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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kasparov vs F Magath 1-0341985SimulD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. R Gralla vs F Magath 1-0561985Interview Hamburg daily Hamburger AbendblattC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-19-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Felix Magath, born 26th July 1953 in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Head trainer and Sports Executive of VfL Wolfsburg. Played on the German national soccer team.

http://www.dresden2008.de/site/en/m... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_...

Jun-08-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Nightsurfer: Felix Magath, the soccer coach and chess player, has been featured on <ChessBase.de>, please see the article http://chessbase.de/nachrichten.asp...
Jul-02-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Nightsurfer: The man who has to be blamed that <Felix Magath> has - sometimes - tried his luck in chess, that is a well-known chess coach in Hamburg, namely Gisbert Jacoby who has tried to transform the football player into a decent player at the board, please compare the source http://www.chessbase.de/newsroom2.a...
Jul-27-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Nightsurfer: <Felix Magath>, Germany's No.1 in chess-football, has become <60 years> old yesterday on <July 26th, 2013>. The German blog <SCHACHWELT> has published a feature on that occasion, please turn to http://www.schach-welt.de/BLOG/Blog... - <FELIZ CUMPLEANOS>, Felix!
Jul-27-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: Finally. I searched the entire net for Magath's games (just to see how the famous football coach plays chess - after all, he often compares the two games in interviews), but couldn't find anywhere. Which surprises me as this page seems to exist since at least 2009...
Jul-29-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Nightsurfer: <alexmagnus> Herewith an English-language feature that analyses <Felix Magath>'s skills at the board of chess and on the Holy Green: http://espnfc.com/columns/story?id=... ... interesting stuff!
Sep-23-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Nightsurfer: With regard to <Felix Magath's> - doomed - excursion to Fulham in 2014, there have been several publications that have discussed <Felix Magath>'s addiction to chess in the context of his career in football, please check out http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/footb... and http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/fo... , and <Felix Magath>'s chess craze has been mentioned by the BBC as well: http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football... . The only problem is: If <Felix Magath>'s mission to Fulham would have been a success, all those publications about <Felix Magath> and football and chess would have been great news ... but, sorry to say, <Felix Magath> failed at Fulham ... :-( ... !
Sep-23-14  mrbasso: I would rather say hire Magath was a complete failure of Fulham.

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