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Dr. Dirk Jordan 

 

Profession

President, projectmanager, CEO EuroChessInternational GmbH & Co. KG. (ECI)

Other activities

since 1993 chairman of ZMD Schacfestival Dresden
Chairman of organizing committee Chess Olympiad Dresden 2004-2008
Chairman of the Technical Comission of the FIDE since 2012

Business address

Germany, 01159 Dresden, Oskar-Mai-Str. 6.

Date and Place of Birth 

24th August 1956, Stendal, Germany

Family

Married to Martina (Spiering), children: Kathleen (1984), Corinna (1985), Laura (1993). 
Parents: Werner and Gerda

Schooling

1975 graduation from highschool, chessplayer since aged 6, 1975-78 military service, 1978-82 studies at Pädagogische Hochschule in Dresden, graduated as pedagogue for mathematics and geography (Diplom-Pädagoge)

Career

1982-85 teacher in Berlin-Biesdorf, 1985-88 doctor's degree about graph theory at Pädagogische Hochschule Dresden, department for mathematics, science field algebra, 1988 assistant lecturer department for mathematics, education and research, focus on graph theory, seminars in algebra, 1988 scientific secretary of department for mathematics, department manager

Since 1990 project manager for various companies, 1992-97 mainly construction projects, later trade and production, since 2003 ECI EuroChessInternational - production and distribution of chesstimer

Chess

1990-95 active player in 1st German Bundesliga, later captain, since 2005 2nd German Bundesliga with Dresdner SC, since 2006 with USV TU Dresden

Tournament organization, 1989 head of women's tournament for the first time, 1991 organization of centennial anniversary tournament celebrating the first chess tournament of 1892 in Dresden, since 1993 president of ZMD Schachfestival Dresden e.V., since 1997 Dresdner Porzellancup in January, 1998 celebration of 125 years DSC and organization of world cup qualification tournament for FIDE, German Blitzmeisterschaft, since 1999 10x European Senior Team Championship, followed by Dresdner Schachfrühling since 2000, 2004 organization of European Women's Chess Championship in Dresden, Chairman of organizing comittee for Chess Olympiad 2008 in Dresden, 2005 organizing and hosting of FIDE Congress, 2006 organizing and hosting of ICCF World Congress, 2007 organization of European Man's and Women's Chess Championship, 2008 chairman of 39th Chess Olympiad

Publications

Graduation and scientific publication, book: Schach für die Schule, Schacholympiade 2008

Awards

Winner of multiple regional chess championships in GDR during childhood and youth, victorious in various adult tournaments, 1980 tied with grandmasters, played in Sonderliga - highest league in GDR together with Wolfgang Uhlmann, 1997 golden badge of honour of the saxon chess federation, 2009 badge of honour of the state chess association of Brandenburg in gold, 2009 golden badge of honour of the German Chess Association, 2009 honorary member of the chess association of Dresden

Memberships

since 2003 Sports commission of the city of Dresden, since 2004 member of the executive committee of the Kreissportbund, since 2009 commission for childhood and youth of the city of Dresden

Other Information

Hobbies: skiing, fitness, sauna
Languages: German, English, Russian

 

(source: WhoisWho Germany)