Laszlo Szabo

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Birthday
19, 1917
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Aug 8, 1998 (81)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1917
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Aug 8, 1998 (81)

About

Hungarian chess Grandmaster who won his first of many Hungarian Championships when he was only 18 years old.

Before Fame

He represented Hungary at the Chess Olympiad in Warsaw in 1935.

Trivia

He tied for third at the World Chess Championship in 1955 after working in Forced Labour Unit and being captured by Russian troops who held him as a Prisoner of War during World War II.

Family Life

His family donated his chess library in its entirety to the Cleveland Library.

Associated With

He competed against the likes of Grandmaster Boris Spassky on the international level.