2002 Canadian Chess Hall of Fame
Two times Canadian Champion (1972, 1975)
Represented Canada at World Championship Interzonal (1973, 1976)
Represented Canada at Olympiads (1972, 1974, 1976, 1978)
1980 42nd Hoogovens, Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands =4th 7.5/13
1978 Top rated Canadian at Year-end
1978 Silver medal, Board 2, Olympiad
1978 World Open Champion
1974 Represented Canada at Pan-American Individual Championship
1972 Bronze medal, Board 4, Olympiad
1971 Represented Canada on Bronze medal team at World Students' Team Championship; Bronze medal for 2nd reserve
1971 U.S. Junior Open Champion
1966 High School Champion, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Moved to San Francisco in 1979. Owns a firm that develops software for the investment industry.
Retired from tournament chess by early 1980's.
Born in Athens, moved at an early age to Winnipeg and then Vancouver.
Peter Biyiasas - Herman Suradiradja, Olympiad, Canada - Indonesia, Skopje, Yugoslavia, Finals Round 6, 1972
Here is Peter Biyiasas' choice for his best game:
Biyiasas - Evgeny Vasiukov, 1978-9 International Congress, Hastings, England, Round 4
Contributors: Jonathan Berry (biography); Peter Biyiasas (biography, game selection).