Hermann Halosar was a Chess player known as the man that the Halosar Trap was named after. There is very little information about his life. However, there are 17 games of Halosar that were recorded in the Chess database. We included a notable games section below featuring the famous game where Halosar trapped his opponent in what is now one of the most well known traps in Chess.
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In 1934, Hermann Halosar played against Emil Joseph 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.
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