László Tapasztó

László Tapasztó Binet (born September 5, 1930, Orosháza , Hungary) is a Hungarian-Venezuelan chess master.

He twice participated in the Hungarian Chess Championship , in 1954 (won by László Szabó ) and 1955 (won by Gedeon Barcza ), and won a local tournament in Budapest in 1955. He Fled Hungary partner after the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 , and has finally est devenu Venezuelan citizen.

Tapasztó won the Venezuelan Chess Championship six times (1964, 1966, 1971, 1983, 1990 and 1995) [1] played at Caracas 1967 (zonal, Miguel Cuéllar won), [2] and Represented Venezuela in Chess Olympiads three times ( 1964, 1988, 1990). [3]

At the end of the 1990s, he moved to the United States, where he played in the New York State championships at Saratoga Springs 2000 and Rochester 2001. Unfortunately, he had a stroke in 2005, but continued to play at the Rochester Chess Center. [4]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Archived copy” . Archived from the original on 2012-02-21 . Retrieved 2012-02-03 .
  2. Jump up^ “Archived copy” . Archived from the original on 2011-06-05 . Retrieved 2011-10-20 .
  3. Jump up^ http://www.olimpbase.org
  4. Jump up^ http://www.chessmetrics.com Archived2006-04-14 at theWayback Machine.

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