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Hungarian Championship Tournament

Zoltan Almasi6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[view games]
Zoltan Gyimesi5.5/9(+2 -0 =7)[view games]
Csaba Balogh5.5/9(+2 -0 =7)[view games]
Robert Ruck5/9(+1 -0 =8)[view games]
Ferenc Berkes5/9(+1 -0 =8)[view games]
Sang Cao5/9(+2 -1 =6)[view games]
Gyula Sax4.5/9(+0 -0 =9)[view games]
Krisztian Szabo3/9(+1 -4 =4)[view games]
Adam Horvath2.5/9(+0 -4 =5)[view games]
Lajos Portisch2.5/9(+0 -4 =5)[view games]

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 32  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. F Berkes vs R Ruck  ½-½65 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
2. Sax vs Z Almasi  ½-½41 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
3. C Balogh vs R Ruck  ½-½29 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipB19 Caro-Kann, Classical
4. S Cao vs F Berkes  ½-½15 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
5. A Horvath vs Sax  ½-½27 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipB42 Sicilian, Kan
6. R Ruck vs S Cao  ½-½43 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipA14 English
7. F Berkes vs Z Gyimesi  ½-½24 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
8. K Szabo vs A Horvath  ½-½57 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. Sax vs C Balogh  ½-½23 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipB89 Sicilian
10. C Balogh vs S Cao  ½-½35 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. Z Gyimesi vs R Ruck  ½-½29 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
12. Z Almasi vs F Berkes  ½-½57 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. A Horvath vs Portisch  ½-½13 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
14. Sax vs K Szabo  ½-½18 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipB53 Sicilian
15. S Cao vs Z Gyimesi  ½-½15 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
16. R Ruck vs Z Almasi  ½-½19 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
17. F Berkes vs A Horvath  ½-½71 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
18. Portisch vs Sax  ½-½38 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipA34 English, Symmetrical
19. C Balogh vs Z Gyimesi  ½-½45 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
20. Sax vs F Berkes  ½-½30 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
21. Portisch vs C Balogh  ½-½66 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
22. R Ruck vs Sax  ½-½11 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipA28 English
23. Z Gyimesi vs Z Almasi  ½-½38 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
24. Portisch vs F Berkes ½-½10 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
25. K Szabo vs R Ruck  ½-½17 2006 Hungarian ChampionshipE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member Congratulations to Zoltan Almasi, the 2006 Hungarian Chess Champion.

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Mar-11-06  Scarecrow: This is the 6th time Almasi wins the Hungarian Championship. His win is not a surprise, he did very well in Corus B recently.

Portisch was invited in view of his great results in the past, for me it hurts to see him at the bottom of the table.

<> Thank you for posting the games! However, I can point out a mistake: the Szabo (this is a very common Hungarian surname) playing here is of course not Laszlo Szabo (who died in 1998), but Krisztian Szabo, who earned his place in this tourney by winning the under-20 championship! He was born June 21, 1989. His rating is 2447, he has the title of International Master.

The PGNs themselves show "Kr1 Szabo", so I think you should correct only the crosstable and the "header" of each game.

Mar-11-06  k0mi: if someone is interested in pics of this tournament, go here and click on the pic and wait for the popup:
Mar-11-06  Scarecrow: <> Wow. Thank you for the correction!
Aug-18-09  kurtrichards: Interesting are the games of Sax. They all end up in draws.
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