Georg Mohr


Mr. Georg Mohr was born in Maribor, Slovenia in 1965. He decided to become a chess professional in his early years and has fully dedicated his life to the ancient game ever since.

He had been an internationally successful professional chess player for 20 years, before he retired from professional playing in 2002 in favor of becoming a full-time chess trainer and organizer.

[1997 – present]

International Chess Grandmaster (IGM – the highest international chessplaying title)

Winner of numerous international tournaments

National team player for Slovenia for 12 years

6 times member of the Slovenian Olympic team (1992 – 2002)

Bronze medal for the individual result (European Team Chess Championship, 2001)

Bronze medalist (World Senior Championship, 2015)

18 times National Champion of Slovenia with his team “Chess Club Maribor”

[2004 – present]

FIDE Senior Trainer (FST – the highest international coaching title)

Head coach of the Turkish youth team (2010 – present)

Head coach of the Slovenian National team (2003 – 2010)

[2011 – present]

International Chess Organizer (IO – the highest international title for chess organizers)

Chief Organiser of the World Youth Chess Championship 2012

Chief Organiser of the European Club Cup 2011

Chief Organiser of many other tournaments, from national to continental level

Organiser of numerous summer chess camps

Active in many other chess-related fields as chess journalist, translator and writer:

Coordinator of the FIDE Trainers Committee Surveys (from 2010)

Chief Editor of the national Chess Magazine Šahovska misel (from 1999 – 2011, from 2015 – present)

Chief Editor of the Garry Kasparov books My Great Predecessors (translation to Slovenian language)

Writer of various chess books on the middle game, endings and openings.

Also active outside of chess:

Director of companies Liv Ukraine (1996 – 1999)

Director of Chess company Šahohlačnik (2001 – present)