Number of games in database: 630
Years covered: 1997 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2637 (2654 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2672 Overall record: +173 -80 =317 (58.2 %)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
60 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [ what is this?] C Balogh vs A Moiseenko, 2011 1/2-1/2
V Neverov vs C Balogh, 2014 0-1
C Balogh vs D Zoler, 2013 1-0
C Balogh vs A Rustemov, 2013 1/2-1/2
C Balogh vs D Leal, 2013 1-0
C Balogh vs Karjakin, 2005 1-0
D Leal vs C Balogh, 2012 0-1
C Balogh vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2012 1/2-1/2
W So vs C Balogh, 2012 1/2-1/2
C Balogh vs A Sharafiev, 2012 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [ what is this?] 13th Dubai Open (2011)
Baku Chess Festival (2007)
European Individual Championships (2014)
Wroclaw Chess Festival (2010)
13th European Individual Championship (2012)
European Team Championship (2011)
6th European Individual Championship (2005)
Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)
Bundesliga 2013/14 (2013)
Dubai Open (2010)
15th European Team Championship (2005)
European Individual Championships (2010)
37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
Chess Olympiad (2014)
12th European Individual Championship (2011)
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CSABA BALOGH (born Mar-10-1987, 27 years old) Hungary
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Csaba Balogh earned his IM title in 2002 and in 2004 he was recognized as a Grandmaster. He was U-16 European Individual Champion 2003. Member of the national team that won both U-16 World Team Championship 2003 and U-18 European Team Championship 2003. In 2006 he finished 2nd in the Hungarian Championship. Won individual and team silver playing board 2 for Hungary at the Chess Olympiad (2014) played in Tromsų. Wikipedia article: Csaba Balogh
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Year Event/Locale Opening
1. C Balogh vs Radjabov 0-1
1997 EU-ch U10 C10 French
2. Radjabov vs C Balogh 1-0
1998 EU-ch U12 A04 Reti Opening
3. C Balogh vs Wang Yue 0-1
1999 Wch U12 C00 French Defense
4. C Balogh vs Nakamura 0-1
2000 Elekes mem IM B23 Sicilian, Closed
5. C Balogh vs A Cserba ½-½
2000 Tapolca op B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
6. H Kallio vs C Balogh ½-½
2000 FSGM April C47 Four Knights
7. Radjabov vs C Balogh 1-0
2000 Budapest FS12 GM A45 Queen's Pawn Game
8. K Pilgaard vs C Balogh 0-1
2001 FSGMB December B56 Sicilian
9. C Balogh vs M Goczo 1-0
2001 FSIMB March C05 French, Tarrasch
10. V Bhat vs C Balogh 1-0
2001 FSGM August B89 Sicilian
11. P Horvath vs C Balogh 1-0
2001 FSGMB December E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
12. M Nezar vs C Balogh 1-0
2001 FSIMB March A33 English, Symmetrical
13. S Drazic vs C Balogh ½-½
2001 FSGM August D01 Richter-Veresov Attack
14. Z Medvegy vs C Balogh 1-0
2001 FSGM August B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
15. C Balogh vs S Biro 1-0
2001 FSGMB December C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
16. C Philippe vs C Balogh ½-½
2001 FSIMB March B23 Sicilian, Closed
17. C Balogh vs T Fogarasi ½-½
2001 FSGM August B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
18. C Balogh vs J F Pierrot ½-½
2001 FSGMB December B40 Sicilian
19. O Gladyszev vs C Balogh ½-½
2001 FSIMB March E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
20. C Balogh vs Z Varga 1-0
2001 FSGM August B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
21. C Balogh vs D Breder ½-½
2001 FSGM August B32 Sicilian
22. T Nyback vs C Balogh ½-½
2001 FSGMB December A04 Reti Opening
23. C Balogh vs M Kaposztas 1-0
2001 FSIMB March C10 French
24. A Szeberenyi vs C Balogh 0-1
2001 FSGM August E12 Queen's Indian
25. S Vajda vs C Balogh 0-1
2001 FSGMB December B22 Sicilian, Alapin
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Top Analysis by Super GMs
Nov-29-05 : Excellent result for this young Hungarian GM, taking Karjakin out in the tie-breaks. Here's his FIDE rating card. I had never heard of him prior to this tournament. AdrianP
Dec-09-05 : Can we have his biography? What a strange thing that we only have a 2400 rating here, for a GM title. lopium
Mar-11-06 : BIDMONFA
Jan-05-07 : Here are some winning combinations from Csaba's games: WTHarvey http://www.wtharvey.com/balo.html
May-16-09 : . . .
Jul-15-10 : Chessdom interview with Balogh:
Jul-25-10 : GM Csaba Balogh, Hungary, born 10 March 1987. Now rated 2628, Tabanus http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...
IM in 2002, GM in 2004. Rated 2624 in July 2008.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Csaba_... (in English)
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Csaba_... (in German)
http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Csaba_... (in Polish)
Chess merits see Bios. Today,
4th in Andorra Open 17-25 July 2010:
Dec-09-13 : Is he any relation to the Balogh associated with one of my favorite "junk" openings e4 d6 d4 f5? johnnyb3
Dec-09-13 : perfidious <johnnyb3: Is he any relation to the Balogh associated with one of my favorite "junk" openings e4 d6 d4 f5?>
That honour goes to
Janos Balogh instead.
Dec-10-13 : Oh, I knew it wasn't the same guy, I just wondered if it was a grandson or something. johnnyb3
Dec-10-13 : No idea, but the surname is not uncommon-used to know perfidious Alex Balogh when I haunted Montreal blitz events in the 1990s.
Dec-10-13 : Annie K. <the surname is not uncommon>
Correct. :) It's an archaic Hungarian word for 'left-handed'.
It doesn't carry the negative connotations of the English 'sinister' though.
Dec-10-13 : perfidious <Annie K.>: Some twenty years ago, I was working for IBM in Vermont and had a co-worker who equated left-handedness with being sinister. Not that she was the brightest person in creation, but this was mind-blowing to me.
Dec-10-13 : Annie K. <perfidious> this sort of unthinking acceptance of linguistic associations is the mark of monolingualism. :\
Aug-14-14 : At the just finished Tromso Olympiad, GM Csaba Balogh (2637) won two silver medals, team (Hungary) and individual on board 2. cro777
He scored 7/9 with a performance rating of 2839.
Aug-14-14 : Grats to Csaba on his great performance at the Chess Olympiad! :) Natalia Pogonina
Aug-14-14 : It was a controversial decision to select him playing board 2 in front of Method B Richard Rapport Zoltan Almasi and even Judit Polgar but it certainly paid great dividends.
Great performance! Bravo Csaba.
Aug-14-14 : The happy Hungarian team with the silver medals.
Aug-15-14 : The 2014 Chess Olympiad - The medalists on Board 2
Csaba Balogh (silver), Ngoc Truongson Nguyen (gold) and Ding Liren (bronze).
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