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Erno Gereben
Number of games in database: 271
Years covered: 1930 to 1978
Overall record: +68 -85 =117 (46.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      1 exhibition game, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (19) 
    E67 E60 E66 E70 E98
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A46 E10 D02 D01 A41
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C65 C67 C79 C98 C91
 Sicilian (7) 
    B73 B90 B95 B32 B56
 Slav (7) 
    D15 D12 D19 D11
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D95 D94 D97 D83 D98
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B71 B74 B32 B88 B91
 Ruy Lopez (17) 
    C84 C97 C98 C79 C78
 King's Indian (15) 
    E60 E62 E80 E98 E89
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (15) 
    C84 C97 C98 C85
 Orthodox Defense (14) 
    D51 D52 D50 D61 D68
 English (9) 
    A15 A13 A12 A16 A11
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Gereben vs M Szigeti, 1935 1-0
   E Gereben vs A D de Groot, 1936 1/2-1/2
   E Gereben vs Bronstein, 1949 1/2-1/2
   E Gereben vs H Ardiansyah, 1970 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Hastings 1958/59 (1958)
   Hoogovens (1961)
   Budapest (1952)

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(born Jun-18-1907, died May-16-1988, 80 years old) Hungary (federation/nationality Switzerland)

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Erno Gereben (his name was Ernest Gruenfeld until 1935 but he is not to be confused with the well-known Austrian master Ernst Gruenfeld) was born in Sopron, Hungary in 1907. He was awarded the IM title in 1950 and emigrated to Switzerland in 1956. His best tournament result was 2nd= with Albert Becker after Laszlo Szabo at Tatatovaros in 1935. In Olympiads he played for Hungary in 1954 and for Switzerland in 1970, 1972 and 1974.

Wikipedia article: Ern%C5%91 Gereben

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 271  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. J Balogh vs E Gereben  ½-½44 1930 Gyor it, HUNB10 Caro-Kann
2. E Gereben vs L Reich  ½-½58 1930 Gyor it, HUND15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. B Szijjarto Szabo vs E Gereben  ½-½48 1930 Gyor it, HUNB40 Sicilian
4. E Klein vs E Gereben  1-036 1930 Gyor it, HUND61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
5. E Gereben vs S Boros  ½-½36 1930 Gyor it, HUNE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
6. E Gereben vs F Meller  0-129 1930 Gyor it, HUNA09 Reti Opening
7. Kashdan vs E Gereben  1-047 1930 Gyor it, HUND64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
8. B Hoenlinger vs E Gereben  ½-½72 1930 Gyor it, HUNA43 Old Benoni
9. E Gereben vs H Steiner  1-029 1930 Gyor it, HUND52 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Immo Fuss vs E Gereben  0-134 1934 SopronE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
11. Szabo vs E Gereben  ½-½36 1934 SopronA95 Dutch, Stonewall
12. E Gereben vs A Vajda  1-037 1934 SopronD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. E Gereben vs Spielmann 0-134 1934 SopronD94 Grunfeld
14. E Gereben vs K Havasi  1-041 1934 SopronE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
15. E Gereben vs I Csath  0-128 1934 SopronE83 King's Indian, Samisch
16. P Rethy vs E Gereben  1-058 1934 SopronA06 Reti Opening
17. A Becker vs E Gereben  1-039 1935 Tatatovaros itD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
18. Z von Balla vs E Gereben  0-119 1935 Tatatovaros itE00 Queen's Pawn Game
19. E Gereben vs B Lichtenstein  0-173 1935 ViennaD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. G Kluger vs E Gereben  ½-½18 1935 Tatatovaros itB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
21. E Gereben vs K Havasi  1-027 1935 Tatatovaros itD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. S Wolf vs E Gereben  ½-½44 1935 ViennaC78 Ruy Lopez
23. E Gereben vs M Szigeti 1-018 1935 Tatatovaros itD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
24. J Balogh vs E Gereben 0-121 1935 Tatatovaros itB20 Sicilian
25. E Gereben vs H Mueller  1-041 1935 ViennaC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-18-06  BIDMONFA: Erno Gereben


Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: He is a different player from Ernst Gruenfeld isn't he?
Jun-18-06  WMD: Yes, he is. Or, rather, he was.
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <WMD>! Nice to see you again.
Jun-18-06  WMD: Thank you, my fan.
Jun-18-06  ughaibu: Fan singular? I feel snubbed.
Jun-18-06  WMD: Ditto.
Jun-18-06  mack: WMD me old mucker, where have you been? Travelling to third world countries in an attempt to 'find yourself' or something?
Jun-18-06  WMD: Frequenting various right-wing websites. I'm not sure when my posting ban here was lifted.
Jun-18-06  Karpova: WMD: <I'm not sure when my posting ban here was lifted.>

Why did you get banned?
I noticed your absence but didn't know you were banned.

Jun-18-06  WMD: Can't exactly recall the offending remark but it had something to do with John Donaldson, Ray Keene and the subject of plagiarism. So it goes.
Jun-18-06  Karpova: So you took on the mighty <Ray Kenne>? Better stick with LMAJ next time ;-)
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Ernö Gereben Bio:
Jun-18-09  WhiteRook48: happy birthday
Jun-18-12  LoveThatJoker: IM Gereben, today you are remembered!


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