Rellstab, Ludwig

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Rellstab, Ludwig Gender: M
Ludwig Adolf Friedrich Hans Rellstab
born on 23 November 1904 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Berlin-Schöneberg, Germany, 52n28, 13e22
Timezone CET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 00°55' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 06°46 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 01°48'

Ludwig Rellstab (at the German Chess Championship, Hamburg, 1953)
photo: Roger Rössing (1929–2006) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q622940 Roger Rössing Descrip, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


German chess player who won the German Chess Championship in 1942 and was awarded the International Master title in 1950. Rellstab represented Germany at fifth board in the Munich 1936 unofficial Olympiad, and won two bronze medals (team and individual).

Rellstab came from a distinguished family of academics and musicians. His great-grandfather, also named Ludwig Rellstab, was a well-known poet and music critic. His father Ludwig M. E. Rellstab was a professor of physics and electronics, who in 1914 became chief engineer at Siemens & Halske. His sister Annekäthe was a pianist.

Ludwig Rellstab died on 14 February 1983 at age 78 in Wedel, Schleswig-Holstein.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1942 (German Chess Champion)
  • Work : Great Achievement 1950 (Chess International Master)

Source Notes

Birth registry entry in hand from Sy Scholfield.


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Chess International Master)