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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).
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
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Mar del Plata 1949 - Torneo Internacional
Mar del Plata/Buenos Aires 1954 - 2 Zonal Sulamericano
Francisco Benko's obituary
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