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János Balogh - chess player

János Balogh (10 September 1892, Kézdivásárhely, now Târgu Secuiesc - 12 September 1980, Budapest) was a Hungarian-Romanian chess master.

He was a Romanian Champion in 1930.

Dr Balogh played for Romania in Chess Olympiads:

and for Hungary at first reserve board in 3rd unofficial Olympiad at Munich 1936 (+5 -1 =7). He won team bronze medal at Budapest 1926, team gold and individual bronze medals at Munich 1936.

After World War II, he participated in Hungarian championships in 1946, 1947, and 1950.

He was awarded the International Master of Correspondence title in 1953.