Peter Biyiasas

Chess Canada 1970.11 by Vladimir Dobrich

Grandmaster (1978)

2002 Canadian Chess Hall of Fame

Two times Canadian Champion (1972, 1975)

Represented Canada at World Championship Interzonal (1973, 1976)

Represented Canada at Olympiads (1972, 1974, 1976, 1978)

1980 42nd Hoogovens, Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands =4th 7.5/13

1978 Top rated Canadian at Year-end

1978 Silver medal, Board 2, Olympiad

1978 World Open Champion

1974 Represented Canada at Pan-American Individual Championship

1972 Bronze medal, Board 4, Olympiad

Peter Biyiasas

1971 Represented Canada on Bronze medal team at World Students' Team Championship; Bronze medal for 2nd reserve

1971 U.S. Junior Open Champion

1966 High School Champion, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Moved to San Francisco in 1979. Owns a firm that develops software for the investment industry.

Retired from tournament chess by early 1980's.

Born in Athens, moved at an early age to Winnipeg and then Vancouver.

Peter Biyiasas - Herman Suradiradja, Olympiad, Canada - Indonesia, Skopje, Yugoslavia, Finals Round 6, 1972

Here is Peter Biyiasas' choice for his best game:
Biyiasas - Evgeny Vasiukov, 1978-9 International Congress, Hastings, England, Round 4

Contributors: Jonathan Berry (biography); Peter Biyiasas (biography, game selection).

-CFC, 2011

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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