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Levente Lengyel
Lengyel 
http://www.ajedrezdeataque.com/04%20Articulos/00%20Otros%20articulos/Lengyel/Escapista.htm 
Number of games in database: 1,590
Years covered: 1952 to 2002
Last FIDE rating: 2293
Highest rating achieved in database: 2490

Overall record: +136 -114 =359 (51.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 981 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (122) 
    E69 E62 E92 E60 E91
 English (62) 
    A15 A14 A17 A13 A16
 English, 1 c4 c5 (49) 
    A30 A36 A34 A35 A37
 Queen's Indian (48) 
    E18 E17 E15 E16 E14
 Reti System (43) 
    A04 A05 A06
 Grunfeld (40) 
    D78 D79 D91 D90 D71
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (173) 
    C96 C92 C95 C69 C85
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (131) 
    C96 C92 C95 C85 C91
 Sicilian (89) 
    B43 B47 B31 B40 B22
 Queen's Indian (65) 
    E12 E15 E18 E14 E19
 Orthodox Defense (62) 
    D58 D55 D56 D59 D50
 Nimzo Indian (58) 
    E46 E56 E25 E32 E53
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Portisch vs Lengyel, 1964 1/2-1/2
   Bronstein vs Lengyel, 1964 1/2-1/2
   K Darga vs Lengyel, 1964 0-1
   Lengyel vs F Olafsson, 1971 1/2-1/2
   Lengyel vs Kotov, 1968 1-0
   E Haag vs Lengyel, 1964 1/2-1/2
   Lengyel vs Korchnoi, 1971 1/2-1/2
   Lengyel vs A Dunkelblum, 1964 1-0
   Lengyel vs E Orendy, 1959 1-0
   H Pfleger vs Lengyel, 1965 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Solingen (1968)
   Reggio Emilia 1972/73 (1972)
   Enschede Zonal (1963)
   Hastings 1963/64 (1963)
   4th Costa del Sol (1964)
   Venice (1969)
   Hoogovens (1964)
   Amsterdam IBM (1968)
   Venice (1967)
   Hungarian Championship (1952)
   Amsterdam Interzonal (1964)
   Varna Olympiad qual-4 (1962)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-A (1964)
   Lugano Olympiad qual-4 (1968)
   Varna Olympiad Final-A (1962)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1964 Beverwijk Hoogovens by jww
   Hastings 1963/64 by suenteus po 147

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LEVENTE LENGYEL
(born Jun-13-1933, died Aug-18-2014, 81 years old) Hungary

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Lengyel gained the title of International Master in 1962 and became a Grandmaster in 1964.

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.

Some notable results:

1962 Hungarian Championship (Budapest) 1st= (lost to Lajos Portisch in a playoff) 1963 Enschede Zonal 2nd= (with Klaus Darga, behind Svetozar Gligoric) 1964 Hungarian Championship (Budapest) 3rd= (behind Portisch) 1964 Málaga 2nd= 7½/11 (with Portisch, winner Arturo Pomar 8½)4 1966 Polanica Zdroj Rubinstein Memorial 2nd= 9/14 (with Heinz Liebert, behind Vasily Smyslov 11)5 1968 Solingen 1st (ahead of Bruno Parma, Ludek Pachman, Laszlo Szabo and Jan Hein Donner) 1972 Bari 1st
1972-73 Reggio Emilia 1st= 7/11 (with Luben Popov)6 1977 Budapest 1st
1977 Virovitica 1st
1977-78 Gausdal 1st
1980 Val Thorens 1st
1982 Val Thorens 1st= (with Miodrag Todorcevic)
Lengyel also played in the 1964 Amsterdam Interzonal, a preliminary round of the World Chess Championship, achieving 12th place with 13/23 (the winner was Smyslov with 17)[

At his peak, he was regarded as a strong grandmaster, competing for his nation at the top level and winning medals. He died in Budapest in 2014.

Lengyel had wins against former World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik.

Last updated: 2021-12-02 02:48:46

 page 1 of 63; games 1-25 of 1,572  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Florian vs Lengyel  0-1441952Hungarian ChampionshipE56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6
2. Lengyel vs Szabo  1-0561952Hungarian ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
3. Dezso Szabo vs Lengyel 0-1431952Hungarian ChampionshipE10 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Lengyel vs F Koberl  ½-½151952Hungarian ChampionshipD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
5. J Szily vs Lengyel  1-0301952Hungarian ChampionshipC07 French, Tarrasch
6. Lengyel vs G Szilagyi  1-0531952Hungarian ChampionshipA94 Dutch, Stonewall with Ba3
7. J Ban vs Lengyel  1-0361952Hungarian ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
8. Lengyel vs G Barcza  0-1461952Hungarian ChampionshipA17 English
9. G Kluger vs Lengyel  1-0211952Hungarian ChampionshipD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
10. G Negyesy vs Lengyel  ½-½311952Hungarian ChampionshipD56 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Lengyel vs E Gereben  1-0401952Hungarian ChampionshipA15 English
12. A Vajda vs Lengyel  1-0391952Hungarian ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
13. Lengyel vs B Sandor  1-0451952Hungarian ChampionshipD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
14. L Tipary vs Lengyel  ½-½591952Hungarian ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
15. Lengyel vs C Laszlo  ½-½281952Hungarian ChampionshipD62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
16. E Bakonyi vs Lengyel  ½-½291952Hungarian ChampionshipA14 English
17. Lengyel vs J Pogats  0-1221952Hungarian ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
18. K Borloy vs Lengyel  0-1501955Voros LobogoC45 Scotch Game
19. Lengyel vs B Berger  1-0261955Voros LobogoC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
20. A Ozsvath vs Lengyel  ½-½461955Voros LobogoB10 Caro-Kann
21. Benko vs Lengyel  ½-½391955Voros LobogoD94 Grunfeld
22. Lengyel vs T Petri  1-0331955Voros LobogoE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
23. Lengyel vs L Szollosi Sr  1-0201955Voros LobogoA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
24. E Gasztonyi vs Lengyel  ½-½181955Voros LobogoD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
25. Lengyel vs B Sandor  ½-½261956Budapest AlekhineD28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-13-06  BIDMONFA: Levente Lengyel

LENGYEL, Levente
http://www.bidmonfa.com/lengyel_lev...
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Jun-13-09  DarthStapler: Happy Birthday, GM Lengyel!
Jun-13-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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!

LTJ

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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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.[2]

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."

source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leven...

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
Jun-13-21  SvetlanaBabe: He was a very strong GM, even at 19 when he beat one of the strongest players in the world at the time GM Szabo.
Jun-13-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  Messiah: <SvetlanaBabe: He was a very strong GM, even at 19 when he beat one of the strongest players in the world at the time GM Szabo.>

With this username I would expect some dating site spam from you.

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