Uzi Geller

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Uzi Geller (Hebrew: עוזי גלר; 27 January 1931 – 2 June 2024) was an Israeli chess master.

Geller was Israeli Champion in 1971–72. He tied for 7–10th at Netanya 1968 (Bobby Fischer won),[1] tied for 9–10th at Netanya 1969 (Samuel Reshevsky won),[2] took 16th at Netanya 1971 (Lubomir Kavalek and Bruno Parma won),[3] and tied for 6–7th at Teheran 1972 (West Asian zonal, Shimon Kagan won).[4] Geller died on 2 June 2024, at the age of 93.[5]

Geller twice represented Israel in Chess Olympiads:

References

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  1. ^ "International tournament, Netanya 1968". netanyachess.com. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  2. ^ "International tournament, Netanya 1969". netanyachess.com. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  3. ^ "International tournament, Netanya 1971". netanyachess.com. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  4. ^ Welcome to the Chessmetrics site
  5. ^ "עוזי גלר ז"ל". chess.org.il. 4 June 2024. Retrieved 10 June 2024.
  6. ^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess
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