János Balogh (chess player)

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János Balogh (10 September 1892, Kézdivásárhely, now Târgu Secuiesc – 12 September 1980, Budapest[1]) was a HungarianRomanian chess master. He was a Romanian Champion in 1930.

Balogh played for Romania in Chess Olympiads:

and for Hungary at first reserve board in 3rd unofficial Olympiad at Munich 1936 (+5 –1 =7). He won team bronze medal at Budapest 1926, team gold and individual bronze medals at Munich 1936.[2]

After World War II, he participated in Hungarian championships in 1946, 1947, and 1950.[3]

He was awarded the International Master of Correspondence title in 1953.

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  1. ^ Gaige; but 23 August according to Ajedrez Revista Mensual June 1981, p. 362.
  2. ^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess
  3. ^ Welcome to the Chessmetrics site Archived April 14, 2006, at the Wayback Machine

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