Karlis Betins

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Birthday
27, 1867
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Mar 28, 1943 (75)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1867
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Mar 28, 1943 (75)

About

A Latvian chess master and composer of studies. The Latvian Gambit is named in honor of him.

Before Fame

He received third place at a Riga tournament in 1900.

Trivia

He played for Latvia in the first unofficial Chess Olympiad at Paris.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Bērzmuiža, Latvia.

Associated With

He and Alexander Grischuk were both chess masters.