Adriaan de Groot

Psychologist, Chess Player

1914 – 2006

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Who was Adriaan de Groot?

Adrianus Dingeman de Groot was a Dutch chess master and psychologist, who conducted some of the most famous chess experiments of all time in the 1940s-60. In 1946 he wrote his thesis Het denken van den schaker, which in 1965 was translated into English and published as Thought and choice in chess. De Groot played for the Netherlands in the Chess Olympiads of 1937 and 1939.

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Born
Oct 26, 1914
Netherlands
Also known as
  • Де Гроот, Адриан
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • North Holland
Died
Aug 14, 2006
Schiermonnikoog

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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