Number of games in database: 455
Years covered: 1952 to 1997
Last FIDE rating: 2293
Highest rating achieved in database: 2490
Overall record: +101 -97 =257 (50.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Portisch vs L Lengyel, 1964 1/2-1/2
Bronstein vs L Lengyel, 1964 1/2-1/2
K Darga vs L Lengyel, 1964 0-1
L Lengyel vs F Olafsson, 1971 1/2-1/2
L Lengyel vs Kotov, 1968 1-0
L Lengyel vs Korchnoi, 1971 1/2-1/2
L Lengyel vs E Orendy, 1959 1-0
L Lengyel vs A Dunkelblum, 1964 1-0
H Pfleger vs L Lengyel, 1965 1/2-1/2
L Lengyel vs I Nei, 1964 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Hastings 1963/64 (1963)
Amsterdam Interzonal (1964)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
1964 Beverwijk Hoogovens by jww
Hastings 1963/64 by suenteus po 147
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(born Jun-13-1933, died Aug-18-2014, 81 years old) Hungary
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Levente Lengyel was awarded the IM title in 1962 and the GM title in 1964. In 1962 he was 1st= with Lajos Portisch in the Hungarian Championship but lost the subsequent play-off match. In tournaments he was 1st at Solingen 1968 and 1st at Reggio Emilia 1972-73.
Wikipedia article: Levente Lengyel
| page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 455
|1. L Lengyel vs F Koberl
|| ||½-½||15||1952||HUN-ch 08th||D13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation|
|2. L Lengyel vs B Sandor
|| ||1-0||45||1952||HUN-ch 08th||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|3. L Lengyel vs E Gereben
|| ||1-0||40||1952||HUN-ch 08th||A15 English|
|4. L Lengyel vs Szabo
|| ||1-0||56||1952||HUN-ch 08th||E72 King's Indian|
|5. G Kluger vs L Lengyel
|| ||1-0||21||1952||HUN-ch 08th||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|6. L Lengyel vs G Szilagyi
|| ||1-0||53||1952||HUN-ch 08th||A94 Dutch, Stonewall with Ba3|
|7. A Vajda vs L Lengyel
|| ||1-0||39||1952||HUN-ch 08th||B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange|
|8. Dezso Szabo vs L Lengyel
||0-1||43||1952||HUN-ch 08th||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|9. L Lengyel vs T Petri
|| ||1-0||33||1955||Voros Lobogo||E64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System|
|10. L Lengyel vs Portisch
|| ||½-½||41||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation|
|11. P Dely vs L Lengyel
|| ||½-½||56||1956||Alekhine Memorial||B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack|
|12. G Kluger vs L Lengyel
|| ||0-1||41||1956||Alekhine Memorial||D55 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|13. L Lengyel vs K Honfi
|| ||½-½||56||1956||Alekhine Memorial||A15 English|
|14. L Lengyel vs F Koberl
|| ||0-1||21||1957||HUN-ch 12th||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|15. L Lengyel vs G Kluger
|| ||½-½||19||1957||HUN-ch 12th||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|16. L Lengyel vs K Honfi
|| ||½-½||47||1957||HUN-ch 12th||D71 Neo-Grunfeld|
|17. Portisch vs L Lengyel
|| ||½-½||47||1957||HUN-ch 12th||E00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|18. L Lengyel vs Portisch
||0-1||45||1958||HUN-ch 14th||A13 English|
|19. L Lengyel vs G Kluger
|| ||½-½||17||1958||HUN-ch 13th||A05 Reti Opening|
|20. L Lengyel vs L Hevizi
|| ||1-0||35||1959||HUN-ch 15th||A22 English|
|21. G Kluger vs L Lengyel
|| ||½-½||19||1959||HUN-ch 15th||E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|22. F Koberl vs L Lengyel
|| ||½-½||23||1959||HUN-ch 15th||A22 English|
|23. L Lengyel vs E Orendy
|| ||1-0||41||1959||HUN-ch 15th||E92 King's Indian|
|24. L Lengyel vs Lilienthal
||1-0||43||1960||Asztalos Memorial 3rd||A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3|
|25. Sliwa vs L Lengyel
|| ||½-½||54||1960||Asztalos Memorial 3rd||E45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation|
| page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 455
|Jun-13-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Levente Lengyel|
|Jun-13-09|| ||DarthStapler: Happy Birthday, GM Lengyel!|
|Jun-13-09|| ||wordfunph: The GM with too many E's on his name, in fact 5 E's and no other vowels...GM Levente Lengyel...Happy Birthday!|
|Jun-13-09|| ||TheChessGuy: Boldog szuletesnapot, Lengyel Levente!|
|Jun-13-09|| ||WhiteRook48: happy birthday|
|Jun-13-10|| ||wordfunph: lucky GM Lengyel..
Darga-Lengyel Amsterdam 1964: Darga extended his hand in the customary gesture of resignation. A moment later, he struck his forehead and exclaimed: "My God, I have a winning position!"
K Darga vs L Lengyel, 1964
|Dec-11-10|| ||wordfunph: "Lengyel was the grandmasters' whipping boy. Draw a few, lose a few, but never a win; he couldn't quite get it together."|
- GM William Lombardy
|Jun-13-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: Happy 79th Birthday, GM Lengyel!
|Jun-13-12|| ||Infohunter: Happy Birthday to a Hungarian GM of Polish descent (the noun "lengyel" means "Polish" in Hungarian).|
|Aug-21-14|| ||Eastfrisian: According to Wikipedia: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leven... he died on 18. August 2014
R.I.P. Grandmaster Lengyel.|
|Aug-22-14|| ||Stonehenge: RIP GM Lengyel.|
|Nov-19-19|| ||Albertan: "His final published rating from the international chess federation FIDE was 2293, although he had not been active for a number of years. At his peak, he was regarded as a strong grandmaster, competing for his nation at the top level and winning medals."|
"Lengyel played for Hungary in six Olympiads between 1960 and 1970. His most notable results were:
15th Chess Olympiad 1962 Varna - Lengyel scored 8½/12 receiving an individual bronze medal, and Hungary finished 5th of 37 teams.
17th Chess Olympiad 1966 Havana - Lengyel scored 4/10 and Hungary finished 3rd of 52 teams, receiving bronze medals
19th Chess Olympiad 1970 Siegen - Lengyel scored 5½/12 and Hungary finished 2nd of 60 teams, receiving silver medals
His overall Olympiad record was 41 points from 70 games.
Lengyel also played in the European Team Chess Championship three times between 1961 and 1970. His results were as follows:
2nd European Team Championship 1961 Oberhausen - Lengyel scored 5½/10 and Hungary finished 3rd receiving bronze medals.
3rd European Team Championship 1965 Hamburg - Lengyel scored 5½/10 receiving an individual bronze medal. Hungary also finished 3rd for team bronze.
4th European Team Championship 1970 Kapfenberg - Lengyel scored 3½/7. Hungary finished 2nd receiving silver medals."
|Dec-01-19|| ||pazzed paun: He played so poorly so often it was rumored that he bought the GM title and was a communist party hack|
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