Klaus Junge was one of the youngest German chess masters.
His father Otto Junge was a strong chess player who won the Chilean Chess Championship in 1922. In 1928 the parents, together with their five sons, returned to Germany.
In January 1942, Junge won at Dresden. In 1942, he took 2nd, behind Walter Niephaus, at Leipzig. In April 1942, he took 2nd, behind Carl Carls, at Rostock. In June 1942, he tied for 3rd-4th with Schmidt, behind Alekhine and Paul Keres, at the Salzburg 1942 chess tournament. In Sempember, he took 7th at the Munich (1st European Championship), won by Alekhine. In October 1942, he took 2nd, behind Alekhine, at Warsaw/Lublin/Krakow (the 3rd GG-ch). In December 1942, he tied for 1st with Alekhine at Prague . In 19421943, he played three correspondence tournaments, beating among others Rudolf Teschner, and Emil Joseph Diemer.
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Kurt Richter vs Klaus Junge, Bad Oeynhausen 1941, GER-ch, Trompowsky Attack, A45, 0-1
Klaus Junge vs Paul Mross, Krakow 1941, Nimzo-Indian, Rubinstein Variation, E47, 1-0
Alexander Alekhine vs Klaus Junge, Salzburg 1942, Semi-Slav Defense, Marshall Gambit, D31, 0-1
Klaus Junge vs Cenek Kottnauer, Prague 1942, Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, D46, 1-0
Klaus Junge vs Emil Josef Diemer, XVII.corr. tournament 1942-43, King's Gambit Accepted, C34, 1-0
Klaus Junge vs Walter Sahlmann, Hamburg 1944, Sicilian, Scheveningen Variation, B84, 1-0
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