Leo Moser

(1921-70)

Top Winnipeg, Edmonton player

Alberta champion five times

PhD in Mathematics; Professor at University of Alberta, 1951-70

Born in Vienna, moved to Winnipeg with his family at the age of 3

Won Bernard Freedman Trophy for highest finish by a new entrant in the Canadian Championship 1941. The following last round game won the Brilliancy Prize:

Leo Moser - D. Abraham Yanofsky

Canadian Championship, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1941, Round 11

Source: Biographical sketch by Max Wayman, Rocky Mountain J of Math (online) 

-CFC, 2011

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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