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Lajos Merenyi
  
Number of games in database: 30
Years covered: 1906 to 1935
Overall record: +3 -14 =13 (31.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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LAJOS MERENYI
(born Jan-23-1884, died Apr-28-1936, 52 years old) Hungary

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Merenyi vs J Szekely 0-1191906GyorD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
2. Breyer vs L Merenyi  ½-½311912TemesvarC12 French, McCutcheon
3. L Merenyi vs Z Barasz  0-1331912TemesvarC46 Three Knights
4. E Steiner vs L Merenyi  ½-½491928BudapestC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
5. L Merenyi vs H Steiner  ½-½501928BudapestC49 Four Knights
6. A Vajda vs L Merenyi  1-0461928BudapestE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
7. L Merenyi vs Capablanca 0-1381928BudapestB27 Sicilian
8. K Havasi vs L Merenyi  1-0491928BudapestE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
9. L Merenyi vs Kmoch  0-1801928BudapestB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
10. Marshall vs L Merenyi 1-0481928BudapestA48 King's Indian
11. L Merenyi vs Spielmann  ½-½451928BudapestC40 King's Knight Opening
12. L Merenyi vs Z von Balla  ½-½491928BudapestC48 Four Knights
13. L Merenyi vs B Orvenyi  ½-½311932BudapestB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
14. L Merenyi vs E Gereben  1-0361935Tatatovaros itB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
15. G Kluger vs L Merenyi  1-0261935Tatatovaros itD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. L Merenyi vs M Szigeti  ½-½211935Tatatovaros itC17 French, Winawer, Advance
17. J Balogh vs L Merenyi  ½-½241935Tatatovaros itB24 Sicilian, Closed
18. L Merenyi vs K Havasi  1-0231935Tatatovaros itC46 Three Knights
19. S Boros vs L Merenyi  1-0501935Tatatovaros itD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. L Merenyi vs Keresztely  ½-½151935Tatatovaros itC01 French, Exchange
21. L Merenyi vs Z von Balla  0-1181935Tatatovaros itB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
22. L Merenyi vs Znosko-Borovsky  ½-½171935Tatatovaros itB02 Alekhine's Defense
23. H Mueller vs L Merenyi  ½-½201935Tatatovaros itA15 English
24. G Lovas vs L Merenyi  1-0211935Tatatovaros itD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. A C Sacconi vs L Merenyi ½-½481935Tatatovaros itD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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Feb-28-10
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  whiteshark: Name: Lajos Merenyi
Birthdate: 1884-Jan
Deceased: 1936-Apr
Nationality: HUN

Chessmetric ranks him #65 in 1913:
http://db.chessmetrics.com/CM2/Play...

Wrote "Prince Paul Esterhazy" (Hung.) (Budapest, 1895). http://openlibrary.org/b/OL18551627....

Nov-05-13  Karpova: Lajos Merenyi won the 36-player Main Tournament (not to be confused with the Master Tournament) in Györ 1924 and so became Hungarian Chess Association Champion 1924. He had been Hungarian cycle race champion and marathon runner.

From page 244 of the September 1924 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

Nov-07-13  Karpova: Crosstable of the Main Tournament in Györ 1924 (see my post above):

1. Lajos Merenyi 8.5 ($20, Champion)
2. G Pal Rethy 8.0 (1,400,000)
3-4. Jakob Walter 7.0 (1,000,000)
3-4. Friedrich Thelen 7.0 (600,000)
5. Arpad Jakab 6.5 (500,000)
6-7. Kalman Kulcsar 5.0 (450,000)
6-7. Barna Dalmy 5.0 (400,000)
8. Miklos Szigeti 4.5 (350,000)
9-11. Ernö Földessy 4.0 (300,000)
9-11. Josef Rasovsky 4.0 (275,000)
9-11. Konrad Demeter 4.0 (250,000)
12. Walter Schwimmer 2.5 (200,000)

Merenyi scored +8 -2 =1 (losses against Walter and Thelen, draw against Jakab).

This was the <Siegergruppe> (Sieger = winner, Gruppe = group/class)*.

From page 288 of the October 1924 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

* this is a possible explanation for the discrepancy to my above post about 36 players and now only 12: Several preliminary groups and the best players advanced to the <Siegergruppe>.

Jan-23-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy Lajos Merenyi.
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