Gyula Sax

1951 - 2014

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Gyula Sax (18 June 1951 – 25 January 2014) was a Hungarian chess grandmaster and International Arbiter (1995). In 1972 he won the European Junior Chess Championship in Groningen. Sax was awarded the IM title in 1972 and the GM title in 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gyula Sax has received more than 30,584 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Gyula Sax is the 176th most popular chess player (down from 144th in 2019), the 524th most popular biography from Hungary and the 13th most popular Hungarian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Gyula Sax ranks 176 out of 376Before him are Vassily Ivanchuk, Artur Yusupov, Ruslan Ponomariov, Lubomir Kavalek, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, and Robert Byrne. After him are Arnold Denker, Jonathan Penrose, Henrique Mecking, Susan Polgár, Boris Gulko, and Alexander Morozevich.

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Among people born in 1951, Gyula Sax ranks 417Before him are John Abizaid, León Gieco, Ellen Greene, Alexei Uchitel, Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, and Ian Buruma. After him are Jonathan Richman, Ivar Formo, Charlie Dominici, Uri Lupolianski, Brad Delp, and Peter Withe. Among people deceased in 2014, Gyula Sax ranks 361Before him are Elizabeth Peña, Angéla Németh, Rinnat Safin, Dorothy Cheney, Khushwant Singh, and Armando Peraza. After him are Farley Mowat, Lori Sandri, Kate O'Mara, John Houbolt, André Buffière, and Dominique Baudis.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Gyula Sax ranks 524 out of 696Before him are Antal Bolvári (1932), Balázs Taróczy (1954), Antal Kocsis (1905), Miklós Páncsics (1944), Béla Károlyi (1942), and Ödön Tersztyánszky (1890). After him are Arpad Miklos (1967), Iván Menczel (1941), Sigmund Romberg (1887), Mór Kóczán (1885), Susan Polgár (1969), and Valéria Gyenge (1933).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Hungary

Among chess players born in Hungary, Gyula Sax ranks 13Before him are Endre Steiner (1901), István Csom (1940), Lajos Asztalos (1889), András Adorján (1950), Zoltán Ribli (1951), and Győző Forintos (1935). After him are Susan Polgár (1969), Sofia Polgár (1974), Zoltán Almási (1976), Péter Ács (1981), Anna Rudolf (1987), and Richárd Rapport (1996).