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ⓘ Zoltan Sarosy was a Canadian chess master. He was born in Budapest. He won numerous tournaments in his native country, before immigrating to Toronto in the earl ..




                                     

ⓘ Zoltan Sarosy

Zoltan Sarosy was a Canadian chess master. He was born in Budapest. He won numerous tournaments in his native country, before immigrating to Toronto in the early 1950s.

Sarosy won chess tournaments in several cities in Hungary including Nagykanizsa 1929, Pecs 1932, and Budapest 1934. During World War II he won the Hungarian Master Candidates Tournament at Diosgyor 1943. After the war, following a period in a refugee camp in West Germany, he moved to France in 1948. In 2006 he was inducted into the Canadian Chess Hall of Fame.

Sarosy died on June 19, 2017 in Toronto at the age of 110.

                                     

1. Other websites

  • Berry, J. "Chess", The Globe and Mail, September 16, 2006, pg. R25
  • Berry, Jonathan, "Chess", The Globe and Mail, December 30, 2006, pg. R17
  • Berry, J. "Chess", The Globe and Mail, April 14, 2007, pg. R25
                                     
  • Uruguayan politician, MP and Mayor of Canelones 1985 1989, 1995 2005 Zoltan Sarosy 110, Canadian chess master Otto Warmbier, 22, American college student