Number of games in database: 661
Years covered: 1994 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2653 (2684 rapid, 2675 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2706
Overall record: +242 -89 =317 (61.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
13 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
F Berkes vs S Mareco, 2011 1-0
M Devereaux vs F Berkes, 2014 0-1
F Berkes vs I Lysyj, 2009 1-0
F Berkes vs T Harutyunian, 2017 1-0
F Berkes vs M Pacher, 2012 1-0
F Berkes vs E Hansen, 2013 1-0
F Berkes vs B D Deac, 2016 1-0
F Berkes vs M Ripari, 2015 1-0
I Salgado Lopez vs F Berkes, 2011 0-1
F Berkes vs E Karavade, 2014 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Hastings Chess Congress 2015/16 (2015)
3rd HD Bank Cup (2013)
European Individual Championships (2010)
Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
Reykjavik Open (2014)
41st World Junior Championships (2002)
13th European Individual Championship (2012)
37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
World Junior Championship (Boys) (2005)
Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)
Bundesliga 2009/10 (2009)
Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
Chess Olympiad (2016)
European Individual Chess Championship (2017)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
1994 WYCC (open) U-10 by gauer
🏆 European Team Championship
F Berkes vs McShane (Nov-06-17) 1-0
F Berkes vs R Mamedov (Nov-04-17) 0-1
A Jankovic vs F Berkes (Nov-03-17) 0-1
H Melkumyan vs F Berkes (Nov-01-17) 1/2-1/2
F Berkes vs G Szabo (Oct-29-17) 1-0
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|Apr-15-03|| ||refutor: does anyone know who this "berkes" guy is? he's the only sub 2600 playing over in budapest right now with leko, polgar, korchnoi, short, gelfand, etc. |
|Apr-18-03|| ||Honza Cervenka: He is a Hungarian GM. In 2002 he became the World Champion of age group under 18. |
|Jul-26-05|| ||Marharepa: He's a Hungarian GM, true. He will be 2720 soon :D|
|Oct-09-05|| ||lopium: Only older by 2 years compared to me. I feel I have to dance by circles in front of a fire to become over 2000. Imagine over 2700. Oh well, maybe sometimes I am like a 2000, thesedays I've played ones of my most incredible games.... I have stopped to play chess for 3 months. Restarted with the WC. Just wonder how much time it will last.|
|Oct-09-05|| ||WTHarvey: Here are some puzzles from Ferenc's games not shown here: http://www.wtharvey.com/berk.html|
|Oct-09-05|| ||AlexanderMorphy: why is this guy the player of the day??? Is he a rising star or something?? Well if he's hungarian he has pretty good competition over there ;)|
|Aug-08-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Ferenc Berkes|
|Aug-07-08|| ||newzild: 2645 is a pretty respectable rating. He's certainly strong enough to be a Player of the Day.|
|Mar-01-09|| ||falso contacto: great win against pavel eljanov yesterday|
|Mar-01-09|| ||whiteshark: Indeed, <falso contacto>, Berkes had only seconds left on his clock for dozens of moves....|
[Event "BL 0809 SC Eppingen - Werder Bremen"]
[White "Berkes, Ferenc"]
[Black "Eljanov, Pavel"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Rc1 h6 8.
Bxf6 Qxf6 9. e3 c6 10. Bd3 Nb6 11. O-O Bg4 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 Qxf3 14. gxf3
O-O-O 15. Kg2 Kb8 16. f4 Be7 17. Ne2 Nc8 18. f5 g6 19. fxg6 fxg6 20. Nf4 Rhg8
21. Nxg6 Rd6 22. Kf3 Rgxg6 23. Bxg6 Rxg6 24. Rg1 Rf6+ 25. Ke2 Nd6 26. Rg8+ Kc7
27. Rcg1 Nf5 28. R1g4 Bd6 29. Rh8 Rf7 30. Rgg8 a5 31. a4 Kb6 32. Rd8 c5 33.
Rxh6 Kc7 34. Rhh8 cxd4 35. Rc8+ Kb6 36. h4 dxe3 37. fxe3 Be5 38. Rhe8 Bg3 39.
h5 Nd6 40. Re6 Rf2+ 41. Kd1 Rh2 42. Rg8 Rh3 43. h6 Kc5 44. Ke2 Bh2 45. Kf1 Kb4
46. Kg2 Rh5 47. Rg7 b6 48. Kf3 Rh3+ 49. Kg4 Rg3+ 50. Kh5 Rh3+ 51. Kg6 Nc4 52.
Rge7 Kxa4 53. h7 Kb3 54. Kg7 Rxh7+ 55. Kxh7 Kxb2 56. Rc6 Bd6 57. Rb7 Bb4 58. e4
Kb3 59. exd5 a4 60. Rg7 a3 61. Rg3+ Bc3 62. d6 a2 63. d7 a1=Q 64. d8=Q Qh1+ 65.
Rh6 Qe4+ 66. Kg8 b5 67. Qd1+ Kb4 68. Qd8 Kb3 69. Rhg6 Qe5 70. Rh3 Qe4 71. Rhh6
b4 72. Rg3 Nd2 73. Rgg6 Kb2 74. Qd7 Qa8+ 75. Kf7 Nf3 76. Rh5 Qa2+ 77. Ke7 Nd2
78. Rg2 Kc2 79. Rd5 Kc1 80. Rg1+ Kc2 81. Rg6 Qa1 82. Rc6 Qe1+ 83. Kd8 Qh4+ 84.
Kc8 Qf4 85. Kb7 Qe3 86. Qh7+ Kb2 87. Rd3 Qg5 88. Qd7 Nb3 89. Rd5 Qe3 90. Kc8
Nd4 91. Rg6 Nc2 92. Rg4 Qf3 93. Rc4 Qe2 94. Rd3 Qe5 95. Kb7 Na3 96. Rg4 Nc2 97.
Rdg3 Nd4 98. Rg2+ Nc2 99. Qc6 Qe3 100. Re4 Qd3 101. Rf4 Qh7+ 102. Ka6 Qd3+ 103.
Kb7 Qh7+ 104. Kb6 Qd3 105. Re4 Qd8+ 106. Ka6 Qd3+ 107. Kb7 b3 108. Rc4 Qh7+
109. Ka6 Qd3 110. Kb7 Qh7+ 111. Kb6 Qh8 112. Qd6 Qa8 113. Rg5 Qh8 114. Kb7 Qh7+
115. Rc7 Qe4+ 116. Qc6 Qd3 117. Rc5 Bd4 118. Rb5 Bh8 119. Rd7 Qc3 120. Qd5 Ne3
121. Qe4 Nc2 122. Rd3 Qg7+ 123. Ka6 Nd4 124. Rb6 Qg1 125. Rd2+ Ka3 126. Qe7+
|Aug-08-09|| ||wordfunph: Winning the Hungarian Championship twice is a great feat..|
Happy Birthday GM Ferenc Berkes!
|Aug-19-10|| ||Tabanus: Shared 2nd place in György Marx Memorial (Paks, Hungary) 5-16 August 2010:|
|Jun-25-11|| ||kasp: Berkes now has a live rating of 2707.6 +14.6, I've never heard his name but he's already at 2700+ elo, not bad.. something more about him???|
|Jul-01-11|| ||Billy Vaughan: Another Hungarian 2700!|
|Aug-31-11|| ||Billy Vaughan: This guy's close to being the top Hungarian player now...another two or three wins in the World Cup would do it.|
|Mar-27-12|| ||ketchuplover: down goes nyzhnyk!|
|Mar-27-12|| ||whiteshark: You've got a point there. :D|
|Sep-08-12|| ||ketchuplover: Berkes? We don't need no stinking Berkes!|
|Nov-30-12|| ||twinlark: Congratulations to GM Berkes for winning the Hungarian championship for the 4th time.|
|Aug-08-14|| ||Penguincw: Happy 29th birthday to GM (and former 2700 club member) Ferenc Berkes. Too bad he's not representing Hungary at the Olympiad (maybe didn't qualify?), but I'm sure his team will be fine with Leko, Balogh, Almasi and Polgar (Rapport day off) against Vietnam. :)|
|Oct-02-16|| ||technical draw: One of the highest rated 'unknown" players.|
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