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Tibor Weinberger
Number of games in database: 252
Years covered: 1955 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2175
Highest rating achieved in database: 2444
Overall record: +145 -73 =33 (64.3%)*
   * 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 (26) 
    E92 E80 E65 E70 E60
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    A46 D02 A40 A41 A50
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E42 E38 E34 E55 E43
 Sicilian (9) 
    B31 B30 B58 B51 B89
 Semi-Slav (7) 
    D45 D47 D43
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D80 D71 D93 D78 D97
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (28) 
    B16 B13 B15 B10 B17
 Dutch Defense (19) 
    A84 A81 A85 A94 A99
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C67 C65
 Sicilian (7) 
    B78 B32 B42 B77 B20
 Uncommon Opening (5) 
 English (4) 
    A10 A13 A15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D J Strauss vs T Weinberger, 1983 0-1
   A Nagel vs T Weinberger, 1971 0-1
   T Weinberger vs G Pipiringos, 1961 1-0
   G Hunnex vs T Weinberger, 1961 0-1

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   US Open 1971, Ventura by Phony Benoni
   US Open 2003, Los Angeles by Phony Benoni
   Some players I knew by yiotta

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(born Nov-27-1932, 82 years old) Hungary (citizen of United States of America)

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FIDE Master (1983) and USCF Senior Master, Tibor Weinberger was a Hungarian master who played in five Hungarian championships from 1952 through 1956. He came to the United States in 1957. In 1957, he won the New Jersey Open. In 1958, he won the New Jersey State Championship and the Nebraska Open. In 1959, he won the California State Open, the Southern California Championship, and the 26th California Chess Championship. In 1961, he tied for 1st place with Irving Rivise in the California championship. In 1963, he tied for 1st place in the California State Open. In 1964, 1966 and 1967, he won the Pacific Southwest Open. In 1968, he played in the U.S. Chess Championship in New York, taking 11th place, won the Santa Monica Masters, the West Coast Open, the San Bernadino Open and the Long Beach Open. In 1973, he won the California Open Championship. In 1975, he played in the Cleveland International Tournament, but finished at the bottom.

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 252  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. G Kluger vs T Weinberger  0-147 1955 BudapestA81 Dutch
2. T Weinberger vs E Gereben  ½-½102 1955 BudapestD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. F Jenei vs T Weinberger  ½-½22 1955 BudapestA84 Dutch
4. T Weinberger vs G Negyesy  ½-½18 1955 BudapestA30 English, Symmetrical
5. T Weinberger vs L Barczay  1-037 1955 BudapestD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. J Hajtun vs T Weinberger  1-031 1955 BudapestA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
7. T Weinberger vs K Honfi  0-141 1955 BudapestD71 Neo-Grunfeld
8. L Tipary vs T Weinberger  ½-½68 1955 BudapestA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. T Weinberger vs I Hacsak  0-152 1955 BudapestC44 King's Pawn Game
10. J Pogats vs T Weinberger  1-033 1955 BudapestB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
11. T Weinberger vs L Binet Tapaszto  0-130 1955 BudapestA56 Benoni Defense
12. T Weinberger vs Grob 0-120 1955 BudapestA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. I Meszaros vs T Weinberger  1-035 1955 BudapestB32 Sicilian
14. T Weinberger vs I Somogyi  ½-½48 1955 BudapestA25 English
15. T Weinberger vs N Whitaker  1-034 1957 New Western OpenE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
16. C Henin vs T Weinberger  0-168 1957 Chicago OpenA81 Dutch
17. Fischer vs T Weinberger 1-035 1957 Milwaukee CentralB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
18. V Kostic vs T Weinberger  0-141 1957 Chicago OpenA10 English
19. A Liepnieks vs T Weinberger  0-157 1958 Midwest OpenD74 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O
20. T Weinberger vs C Kalme  1-046 1958 New Jersey State Open ChampionshipE65 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O
21. A Di Camillo vs T Weinberger  0-161 1958 New Jersey State Open ChampionshipB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
22. A Mengalis vs T Weinberger  0-124 1958 Midwest OpenA80 Dutch
23. T Weinberger vs W Adams  ½-½48 1958 New Jersey State OpenD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
24. S Sholomson vs T Weinberger  0-155 1959 Santa Monica ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
25. T Weinberger vs I Rivise  1-038 1959 Southern California ChampionshipC44 King's Pawn Game
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Feb-09-13  The Last Straw: User: Tibor Weinberger


Feb-23-14  wrap99: I remember him from the late 1970s, playing in Betty Roberts'-run events in Los Angeles.

I believe he owned a camera store.

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