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Richard Réti

Czechoslovak chess player

Died when: 40 years 9 days (480 months)
Star Sign: Gemini


Richard Réti

Richard Selig Réti (28 May 1889 – 6 June 1929) was an Austro-Hungarian, later Czechoslovakian, chess player, chess author, and composer of endgame studies.

He was one of the principal proponents of hypermodernism in chess.With the exception of Nimzowitsch's book My System, he is considered to be the movement's foremost literary contributor.

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