(1893 - 1921) Breyer was national champion of Hungary in 1912. A pioneer of the hypermodern movement his promising career was abruptly ended when he died from heart disease.
Current games total: 172. Last updated: 29.12.02. Database version: 07
Acknowledgements: Special thanks to Maurice Carter and Giordano Bergamo for games.
(1893 - 1962) Grünfeld was a leading openings expert who played many of the openings that characterized the hypermodern movement and invented one of them himself.
Current games total: 507. Last updated: 29.01.04. Database version: 07
Acknowledgements: Special thanks to Maurice Carter and Richard Strange for games.
(1889 - 1929) Réti won the Czech championship in 1925 and played in many strong tournaments. He was an expert on chess strategy and he wrote about the history of its development up to and including hypermodern play.
Current games total: 718. Last updated: 29.12.02. Database version: 08
Acknowledgements: Special thanks to Maurice Carter, Richard Strange and Tomas Hecht for games.
(1887 - 1956) Tartakower ranked about eighth or ninth in the world at his best (1926-30). He was a great chess writer with a Best Games collection spanning 49 years.
Current games total: 1,295. Last updated: 12.01.03. Database version: 07
Acknowledgements: Special thanks to Maurice Carter, John Blake and Vlastimil Fiala for games.