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Francisco Benko

Francisco (Franz) Benko was a GermanArgentine chess master and problemist.

He was born in Berlin into a Jewish family. His father, Richard Wilhelm Benko, came from Hungary, and his mother, Alice Josephine Helene Pick, from Austria. In 1928 and 1929, he drew simultaneous games with Alexander Alekhine in Berlin.

Francisco Benko has played many times in Argentine Chess Championship, from 1937 till 2004 (aged 94).

Related websites

Chessville en Espanol – Nuestro Circulo 155

Die Schwalbe, Heft 226, August 2007 – Archiv Aktuelles > Personalia


Chess Notes by Edward Winter

Campeonatos Argentinos de Ajedrez

Buenos Aires (Circulo) 1939

Buenos Aires 1941

Vina del Mar

Welcome to the Chessmetrics site

Mar del Plata 1949 - Torneo Internacional

Mar del Plata/Buenos Aires 1954 - 2 Zonal Sulamericano


Francisco Benko's obituary

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