Hermann Halosar was a Chess player whom the Halosar Trap was named after. There is very little information about his chess career or his life in general. However, there are 17 games of Halosar that have been recorded in chess databases.
A notable games section is included below, including the famous chess game where Halosar trapped his opponent in what is now one of the most well known traps in Chess.
Emil Joseph Diemer vs Hermann Halosar – 1934
In 1934, Hermann Halosar played against Emil Josef Diemer, a game that would become embedded in the history of Chess. The Ryder Gambit variation of the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit was played in which Halosar successfully trapped Diemer in the Halosar Trap.
Hermann Halosar vs Friedrich Saemisch – Berlin, Berlin GER, rd 1, March 6, 1938
Halosar played against Friedrich Saemisch at the Berlin event in Berlin, Germany on March 6th, 1938.
Hermann played the Vienna Gambit variation of the Vienna Game, winning in just 21 moves.
Did you enjoy reading about Chess career of Hermann Halosar? If you did, you might be interesting in reading about other Chess players such as Bobby Fischer, Daniil Dubov, and Hans Niemann.