Zoltan Sarosy

1952 Toronto Championship, family of Frank Anderson, John Donaldson, Zoltan Sarozy

Canadian Chess Hall of Fame 2006

Correspondence International Master 1988

Canadian Correspondence Champion (1967, 1972, 1981)

1st place, Master Candidates Tournament, Diosgyor, Hungary 1943

Won Chess Club tournaments in different cities in Hungary: Nagykanizsa (Club Ch) 1929; Pecs (Club Ch) 1932; Budapest 1934

Invented the move order: 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. d4

Reached age 100 in 2006 while still playing chess by e-mail; in 2007, became longest lived Canadian chess player ever

Game with Zoltan Sarosy's favourite move:
Leon Kempen - Zoltan Sarosy, Pacific Area Team Tournament 4, Australia - Canada, Board 3, Correspondence, ICCF, 1999

Contributor: J. Ken MacDonald 

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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