Gedali Shapiro (Grzegorz Szapiro) (later Gedalia Shapira) (28 October 1929 – 28 December 1972) was a Polish–Israeli chess master, born in Siedlce.[1]

He tied for 7-8th at Wrocław (Breslau) 1955 Polish Championship. He played for “Poland B” in 3rd Triennial Cup (HUN–CSR–POL) at Warsaw 1956.

Szapiro played twice in Chess Olympiads.[2]

He tied for 4-5th with Yair Kraidman, behind Milan Matulović, Petar Trifunović and Moshe Czerniak, at Netanya 1961.

He died in Rishon Lezion, Israel.[1]


  1. ^ a b Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 415, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6 
  2. ^ Shapiro, Gedali team chess record at