Barcza, Gedeon

CHESS PLAYER, MATHEMATICIAN (HUNGARY)
BORN 21 Aug 1911, Kisujszállás, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok - DIED 27 Feb 1986, Budapest
GRAVE LOCATION Budapest: Kerepesi cemetery (33/3-1-7)

Gedeon Barcza was a professor of mathematics and also a strong chess player. He was champion of Hungary right times between 1942 and 1966. In 1950 he was awarded the title of International Master and in 1954 he became a Grandmaster. He played on seven chess Olympiads for Hungary. The Barcza System is a chess opening that is named after him. He died in 1986 in Budapest.

Images

The grave of Gedeon Barcza at the Kerepesi Cemetery, Budapest.
Picture by Androom (20 Aug 2002)

 

Sources
Gedeon Barcza - Wikipedia


Bardac, Emma

Published: 14 Feb 2021
Last update: 14 Feb 2021