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Ferenc Portisch
Number of games in database: 103
Years covered: 1952 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2336
Highest rating achieved in database: 2405

Overall record: +23 -32 =48 (45.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E54 E41 E42 E43 E56
 Modern Benoni (7) 
    A56 A71 A65 A67 A72
 King's Indian (6) 
    E61 E73
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 A41 D00
 Grunfeld (4) 
    D92 D85
 Semi-Slav (4) 
    D43 D44
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (20) 
    C07 C15 C09 C00 C18
 King's Indian (15) 
    E61 E98 E67 E83 E70
 French Winawer (8) 
    C15 C18 C19 C16
 French Tarrasch (8) 
    C07 C09
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   F Portisch vs Oravez, 1952 1-0

   🏆 TCh-HUN 2017/18
   S Videki vs F Portisch (Nov-25-17) 0-1

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(born Apr-09-1939, 79 years old) Hungary

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Ferenc Portisch, like his older brother Lajos Portisch, was born in Zalaegerszeg. He was awarded the IM title in 1975.

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 103  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Portisch vs Oravez 1-0101952SombathejB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. Gy Baranyi vs F Portisch  0-1351959ZalaegerszegA56 Benoni Defense
3. F Portisch vs I Jankovits  1-0271959ZalaegerszegD00 Queen's Pawn Game
4. F Portisch vs S Rosta  1-0211959ZalaegerszegC78 Ruy Lopez
5. F Portisch vs J Vannay  1-0541959ZalaegerszegB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
6. F Portisch vs G Kluger  1-0441965HUN-ch 21stE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
7. F Portisch vs Portisch ½-½151966BudapestA72 Benoni, Classical without 9.O-O
8. L Sapi vs F Portisch  ½-½491966HUN-chD97 Grunfeld, Russian
9. Adorjan vs F Portisch  0-1271966HUN-chC18 French, Winawer
10. G Kluger vs F Portisch  ½-½471966HUN-chD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. G Kluger vs F Portisch  1-0281967Budapest Bajnogsag 8thE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. F Portisch vs A Butnorius  0-1421969VilniusE61 King's Indian
13. Taimanov vs F Portisch  1-0321969ZalaegerszegE97 King's Indian
14. F Portisch vs Razuvaev  ½-½241969VilniusE61 King's Indian
15. I Nei vs F Portisch  ½-½421969ZalaegerszegC07 French, Tarrasch
16. V Faibisovich vs F Portisch  1-0461969VilniusE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
17. Anikaev vs F Portisch  ½-½261969VilniusA05 Reti Opening
18. A Z Kapengut vs F Portisch  1-0471969VilniusA45 Queen's Pawn Game
19. H Westerinen vs F Portisch  1-0541969VilniusC07 French, Tarrasch
20. F Portisch vs Timman ½-½571969VilniusA65 Benoni, 6.e4
21. F Portisch vs S Kupka  ½-½251969VilniusD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
22. F Portisch vs G Timoshchenko  0-1381969VilniusA71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5
23. F Portisch vs I Bilek 0-1311969ZalaegerszegA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
24. N Minev vs F Portisch  1-0571970Sofia-Budapest mE61 King's Indian
25. F Portisch vs Adorjan  ½-½141970HUN-chD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 103  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-01-06  DeepBlade: Relative of Lajos Portisch ?
May-01-06  Resignation Trap: <DeepBlade> Yes! He is Lajos' younger brother.
Jan-29-16  Chess Is More: Glad to see the brothers PORTISCH are still living and playing presumably.

Good him too, not so much

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  offramp: He was only portisch. Not fully port.
Jun-10-18  sudoplatov: I'm guessing he's not the racecar designer.
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