Ghestem, Pierre

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Ghestem, Pierre Gender: M
Pierre Emile Ghestem
born on 14 February 1922 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Lille, France, 50n38, 3e04
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 24°34' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 22°48 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 20°35'

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French bridge and checkers player.

In 1947 he became the world champion in checkers. In bridge, he was a World Bridge Federation Grand Master.

As a member of the France open team, he won the inaugural World Team Olympiad in 1960 and the Bermuda Bowl in 1956 (runner-up in 1954, third-place 1961 and 1963), as well as European titles in 1953, 1955, 1962 (second in 1956 and 1961).

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1947 (World champion in checkers)

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'sports divers' pdf file, p. 72.


  • Vocation : Sports : Games - Bridge/ Chess/ Other (Bridge, checkers)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (World champion in checkers)