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Gedali Szapiro

Gedali Shapiro (Grzegorz Szapiro) (later Gedalia Shapira) (28 October 1929 - 28 December 1972) was a Polish-Israeli chess master, born in Siedlce.

He tied for 7-8th at Wrocław (Breslau) 1955 Polish Championship. He played for “Poland B” in 3rd Triennial Cup (HUN-CSR-POL) at Warsaw 1956.

Szapiro played twice in Chess Olympiads.

He tied for 4-5th with Yair Kraidman, behind Milan Matulović, Petar Trifunović and Moshe Czerniak, at Netanya 1961.

He died in Rishon Lezion, Israel.