Tihomil Drezga (also Dresga or Drezza) was born October 12, 1903, in Šibenik, Croatia. He studied international law at the Sorbonne in Paris and received a doctorate of law.
He won in the Lites Chess Club in Paris (1927/28), won both games he played for the French team at the Hague, 1928 Olympiad, and finished 1st (ahead of Eugene Znosko-Borovsky) in the 5th Paris Championship in 1929.
After spending some years in France, Dr Drezga returned to Croatia. He placed 2nd at Zagreb 1934, and took 2nd, behind Petar Trifunovich, at Zagreb 1935.
During World War II, he was a professor at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb from 1943 to 1945. After the war, he emigrated to Italy in 1947, and then to the United States.
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