Edmund Budrich

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Edmund Budrich, 1966 in Porz

Edmund Budrich (born March 14, 1932 in Berlin-Neukölln ) is a German publisher and chess player .


From 1963 he was a publishing editor for social sciences and political education . He became program manager at Westdeutscher Verlag in Opladen . After selling this publishing house to Bertelsmann in 1974, he started his own business with the specialist social science publisher Leske + Budrich .

In 2003 he sold Leske + Budrich to Springer Science + Business Media . Until the end of 2004 he accompanied the merger of L + B with the Westdeutscher Verlag to become VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften and in 2005 he advised institutions and authors. At the beginning of 2006 he bought back the magazine Gesellschaft.Wirtschaft.Ppolitik (GWP) from VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften and had it organized by the Barbara Budrich Verlag in Opladen, founded by his daughter Barbara the previous year . Since then he has been advising them.

Chess player

Budrich was the GDR youth chess champion in 1951, and he was also third in the 5th overall German youth championship in Leipzig in 1951 behind Wolfgang Uhlmann and Reinhart Fuchs . Around 1954 he went to the West. With Dietmar Schulte, the section head of BSG Stahl Wilhelmsruh , he wrote in 1956 That was Klaus Junge . Games and records . With SG Porz he became German team champion in chess in 1967 and was last registered in the top German division in the 1984/85 season .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. http://docplayer.org/78581521-Edmund-budrich-seite-64-schach-fragen-64-schach-11-15.html Place and date of birth
  2. Edmund Budrich new advisor to Barbara Budrich ( Memento from February 17, 2013 in the web archive archive.today )
  3. ^ Edmund Budrich buys back GWP magazine
  4. ^ Klaus Lindörfer: Large chess dictionary . Mosaik Verlag, p. 353 (GDR youth championships), ISBN 84-499-8080-1 , 1984
  5. ^ German youth championship in chess 1951