Arpad Emrick Elo

Arpad Emrick Elo (1903-1992) is the creator of the Elo-rating system. He was born in Hungary and moved to the US with his parents as a child in 1913.

Arpad Elo became a physics professor and a master-level chess player. He was an active participant in the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from its founding in 1939.

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