John Harold Belson
Number of games in database: 15
Years covered: 1933 to 1936
Overall record: +5 -8 =2 (40.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|JOHN HAROLD BELSON
(born Feb-23-1906, died Mar-13-1947, 41 years old) Finland (federation/nationality Canada)
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|John Harold (Harry) Belson (Belczinsky) was born in Helsinki, Finland.
After moving to Canada, George Eastman attracted him to the Toronto chess club in 1926 (1).|
He became Canadian champion in 1934 (scored 10/12 at Toronto) and 1946 (he scored 10.5/13 for 2nd in one of the two preliminaries before scoring 3/3 for the lead score of 13.5/16 at Toronto). He won the Toronto championship 7 times. He passed away in Toronto in 1947.
References: (1) Toronto Telegram newspaper (includes a photograph in its April 2nd issue of 1932).
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