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Bela Berger interviewed by Neil Bennetts [sound recording]
Bib ID 1203303
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Berger, Bela, 1931-2005, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1981 Jan. 21 
1 tape reel (ca. 35 min.) : mono. ; 5 in. 
Summary

Berger, international chess master, speaks about learning to play chess as a child in Hungary; becoming a professional chess player; coming to Australia in 1957; becoming an international master in 1963; playing in Philippines, 1967; correspondence, blitz and blindfold chess; preparing for tournaments; personality of chess players; and the future of chess.

Notes

Recorded at Bellevve Hill, New South Wales on 21 January 1981.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-215084438

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 13 leaves) 
Subjects Berger, Bela, 1931-2005 -- Interviews.  |  Hungarians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Chess players -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Chess -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Bennetts, Neil, 1943-2011, Interviewer

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