Reit was Jewish-Czech
He won first prizes at international tournaments in 1918, 1920, 1922, 1924, and 1927. Reti became an international chess hero by beating the then-world champion, Capablanca, who had not lost a game in eight years.
Birth and Death Dates:
1889 - 1929
Austria-Hungary (b. Pezinck, Czechoslovakia )
International Grand Master
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