Karoly Honfi

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Karoly Honfi (October 25, 1930 in Budapest, Hungary—August 14, 1996 in Budapest, Hungary) was a Hungarian chess International master. He was named a grandmaster shortly after his death.[1][2]


Honfi was born in Budapest on October 25, 1930. His father was also a successful chess player.[3] He was the vice champion of Hungary in 1958, and became an International Master in 1962.[4]


  1. ^ Adorjan, Andras (2016-10-13). Black is Back!: What's White's Advantage Anyway?. New In Chess. p. 261. ISBN 9789056916626.
  2. ^ Ervin, Haag. "Karoly Honfi". Chess Life (in Hungarian). Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  3. ^ The Encyclopaedia of Chess. St. Martin's Press. 1970. p. 209.
  4. ^ "Honfi Károlyi". The Chesspedia. Retrieved 2017-09-04.

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