zanzibar: And the google translation of the same:
<Henry Engel, Ing., B. March 21, 1897, died 04/05/1953. Hungarians from Slovakia. In the first beginnings played a significant role in the chess tourism Brno after 1919, where he was studying. He was a member of the Association of Czech chess championship in Brno and 1921 he was runner-up to champion Teller, however, had overtaken known authority Pern, Haidu and Bracha. In 1922 Trebic conquered Champion Brno county ÚJČŠ and the congress in Brno in 1924 he won the competition even harder before the Haida, Teller, Molischem and humble, which concluded its work in Brno. At the national championships in Bratislava 1925 was the second for Grandmaster Richard Reti. For this he was awarded the degree of Master ÚJČŠ (1925). The exhibition tournament in Znojmo 1927, tied for second place with Berger winning Opočenským. After moving to Slovakia's chess activity recedes into the background, but still attended four international tournaments (Trenčianské Teplice in 1926 and 1928, Brno Štubnianske Teplice in 1928 and 1930), the first championship of Slovakia 1935. Developed after 1945 in his workplace - Banska Bystrica - great activity that exceeded the scope of the region.>
So, Hungarian ethnicity from Slovakia, prominent in Brno during the early days of the Czech republic.
Exact DOD: May 4, 1953
Ing = Engineer as profession?
ÚJČŠ = Ústřední Jednoty Československých Šachistů = Central Union of Czechoslovakian Chess Players
I think Engel finished 2nd to Reti at Bratislava rather than serving as his second. Complete info on that tournament is, however, hard to find.
Finally, apparently that bio info itself came from an upcoming Brno ChessPlayer Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (!?):
<Z chystaného „Slovníku brněnských šachistů“ nabízíme heslo o II. vítězi:>