Biyiasas Peter (19.11.1950)

Biyiasas-PeterU.S. Grandmaster (1978) born in Greece who played chess in Canada winning two national titles in 1972 and 1975 then moved to the USA. He was the owner of a firm that develops software for the investment industry.

In the 1978 Olympiad, he was awarded a silver medal for the second best individual performance at board 2 and a bronze medal for the third best performance at board 4 in 1972.

Best results: Won the US Junior Open 1971, Norristown 1973, Calgary 1975, World Open Philadelphia 1978, Seattle 1980, Los Angeles Bagby Memorial 1985.

A participant in the 1972, 1974, 1976 and 1978 Olympiads with the Canadian team. A participant in the 1973 and 1976 Interzonals.

Peak rating: 2485 in 1977. Retired from international chess in the late 1980’s.