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Gyozo Victor Forintos
Number of games in database: 453
Years covered: 1954 to 2001
Last FIDE rating: 2317
Highest rating achieved in database: 2445
Overall record: +129 -148 =176 (47.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (39) 
    E32 E39 E20 E38 E33
 King's Indian (39) 
    E70 E75 E77 E73 E62
 Modern Benoni (17) 
    A56 A71 A69 A65 A58
 English (17) 
    A16 A14 A10 A13 A15
 Grunfeld (13) 
    D97 D80 D78 D99 D81
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D37 D38
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (50) 
    B27 B42 B32 B21 B36
 Robatsch (28) 
    B06
 English, 1 c4 c5 (19) 
    A36 A34 A37 A30 A33
 Queen's Pawn Game (18) 
    A46 E10 D02 A40 A45
 French Defense (16) 
    C03 C10 C01 C02 C07
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C92 C95 C94 C64 C77
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Forintos vs V Tomovic, 1957 1-0
   G Forintos vs M Bobotsov, 1964 1-0
   G Forintos vs Larsen, 1967 1/2-1/2
   G Forintos vs Smyslov, 1974 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Monte Carlo (1968)
   Lone Pine (1975)
   Lone Pine (1976)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Monte Carlo 1968 by Tabanus

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GYOZO VICTOR FORINTOS
(born Jul-30-1935) Hungary

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IA Gyozo Victor Forintos was born in Budapest. Awarded the IM title in 1963 and the GM title in 1974, he was Hungarian Champion in 1968-69. In tournaments he was 1st at Baja 1971, 2nd after Vasily Smyslov at Reykjavik 1974 and 1st= at the Perpignan Open in 1987. He played on six Hungarian Olympiad teams during 1958-74 and his daughter is married to English GM Anthony Cornelis Kosten.

Wikipedia article: Gy%C5%91z%C5%91 Forintos


 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 453  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. G Kluger vs G Forintos  1-040 1954 HUN-chE74 King's Indian, Averbakh, 6...c5
2. Szabo vs G Forintos  ½-½32 1954 HUN chD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
3. G Forintos vs F Koberl  1-034 1954 HUN-ch 10thA60 Benoni Defense
4. P Dely vs G Forintos  ½-½41 1954 HUN-ch 10thA07 King's Indian Attack
5. L Tipary vs G Forintos  1-064 1954 HUN-ch 10thA45 Queen's Pawn Game
6. J Pogats vs G Forintos  1-042 1954 BudapestB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
7. F Koberl vs G Forintos  0-143 1955 Voros LobogoA10 English
8. F Blatny vs G Forintos  ½-½18 1957 WchT U26 04thC02 French, Advance
9. G Forintos vs V Tomovic 1-040 1957 BelgradeA06 Reti Opening
10. G Forintos vs Tringov  0-147 1957 WchT U26 04thA14 English
11. G Forintos vs F Roessel  ½-½78 1958 13th olm final BA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
12. Portisch vs G Forintos 1-039 1958 UngarnD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. Szabo vs G Forintos  ½-½43 1958 I Asztalos MemA36 English
14. G Forintos vs C Lemoine  1-027 1958 13th olm final BE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
15. A A Thomson vs G Forintos  0-132 1958 13th olm qual. group 3C01 French, Exchange
16. G Forintos vs E Paoli 0-129 1958 Asztalos memE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. R Beyen vs G Forintos  0-128 1958 13th olm final BE27 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation
18. G Forintos vs Wade  1-032 1958 13th olm qual. group 3A04 Reti Opening
19. J Kostro vs G Forintos  0-127 1958 13th olm final BB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. G Forintos vs G Kluger  1-042 1958 HUN-ch 14thD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
21. P Martin vs G Forintos 1-034 1958 13th olm qual. group 3E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. G Forintos vs A Gudmundsson  ½-½54 1958 13th olm final BE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
23. G Forintos vs L Joyner  1-039 1958 13th olm final BE65 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O
24. G Kluger vs G Forintos  ½-½29 1958 HUN-ch 13thC03 French, Tarrasch
25. G Forintos vs R Aldecoa  1-042 1958 13th olm qual. group 3E65 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O
 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 453  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-29-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Gyozo Victor Forintos
Born 30th July 1935 in Budapest
Awarded the IM title in 1963 and the GM title in 1974 he was also Hungarian champion in 1968-69.
Jul-30-06  BIDMONFA: Gyozo V Forintos

FORINTOS, Gyozo V.
http://www.bidmonfa.com/forintos_gy...
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Mar-26-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: A photo taken at the 1978 Benedictine tournament shows the Hungarian Grandmaster Gyozo Forintos playing Tony Kosten. Not many years later they were father-in-law and son-in-law!
Jul-30-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: GM Forintos turns 75 today, any news on him?
Jun-19-11  biglo: Co-author of Petroff's Defence (Batsford, 1983) with Ervin Haag
Oct-16-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: from Tibor Karolyi and Nick Aplin's book Genius in the Background..

<Grandmaster Forintos was a very strong player, but he was known for being very optimistic. Let me share with you one famous story about him. His opponent could have checkmated in two, so Forintos - rather cheekily one might think - offered a draw. His opponent declined, but missed the mate and went on to lose. After the game the Hungarian grandmaster remarked, "Next time I should not be so pessimistic...">

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