Zsigmond Barász

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Zsigmond Barász (January 1878 – 28 May 1935, Budapest) was a Hungarian chess master.

He took 2nd, behind Zoltán von Balla, at Györ 1906 (the 1st Hungarian Championship) and lost a match to him (0.5 : 2.5) there; took 9th at Budapest 1906 (Leó Forgács won), tied for 1st-2nd with Forgács at Budapest 1907 (the 2nd HUN-ch), and took 4th at Székesfehérvár 1907 (Forgács won).

Barász won at Budapest 1909, shared 1st with von Balla at Budapest 1911 (the 3rd HUN-ch), tied for 13-14th at Bad Pistyan 1912 (Akiba Rubinstein won), tied for 8-11th at Breslau 1912 (the 18th DSB Congress, Rubinstein and Oldřich Duras won), tied for 7-8th at Temesvár 1912 (the 4th HUN-ch, Gyula Breyer won), took 11th at Budapest 1913 (Rudolf Spielmann won), took 5th at Debrecen 1913 (the 5th HUN-ch, Lajos Asztalos won), and tied for 2nd-3rd with Károly Sterk, behind Breyer, at Budapest 1917.[1]

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  1. ^ http://www.anders.thulin.name/SUBJECTS/CHESS/CTCIndex.pdf Name Index to Jeremy Gaige's Chess Tournament Crosstables, An Electronic Edition, Anders Thulin, Malmö, 2004-09-01

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