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Laszlo Barczay
L Barczay 

Number of games in database: 992
Years covered: 1955 to 2002
Last FIDE rating: 2381
Highest rating achieved in database: 2445
Overall record: +220 -228 =543 (49.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (141) 
    B30 B45 B46 B43 B47
 Ruy Lopez (41) 
    C68 C77 C67 C69 C93
 Reti System (35) 
    A04 A05 A06
 French Defense (25) 
    C15 C05 C07 C01 C00
 Sicilian Taimanov (21) 
    B45 B46 B47 B49
 Caro-Kann (20) 
    B16 B17 B18 B15 B13
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (154) 
    B27 B97 B93 B91 B40
 King's Indian (41) 
    E67 E69 E94 E66 E91
 Sicilian Najdorf (39) 
    B97 B93 B91 B92 B90
 Nimzo Indian (27) 
    E54 E59 E53 E33 E42
 English (22) 
    A14 A15 A12 A16 A10
 Slav (22) 
    D14 D10 D19 D11 D18
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Honfi vs L Barczay, 1977 0-1
   L Sapi vs L Barczay, 1963 0-1
   Petursson vs L Barczay, 1981 0-1
   Kavalek vs L Barczay, 1977 1/2-1/2
   L Barczay vs Kavalek, 1967 1/2-1/2
   L Barczay vs Kavalek, 1967 1-0
   L Barczay vs Bronstein, 1981 1/2-1/2
   L Barczay vs Ribli, 1976 1-0
   Bagirov vs L Barczay, 1981 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rubinstein Memorial (1969)
   Asztalos Memorial (1967)
   Rubinstein Memorial (1980)
   Hungarian Championship (1963)
   Vrnjacka Banja Zonal (1967)
   Lasker Memorial (1968)
   Asztalos Memorial (1964)
   Sarajevo (1968)
   Reggio Emilia 1970/71 (1971)
   Hungarian Championship (1975)
   Hungarian Championship 1968/69 (1968)
   Hungarian Championship (1977)
   Hungarian Championship 1967/68 (1967)
   Hungarian Championship (1976)
   Havana Olympiad Final-A (1966)

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(born Feb-21-1936, died Apr-07-2016, 80 years old) Hungary

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László Bárczay was awarded the IM title in 1966, the GM title in 1967 and the GMC title in 1979. At his only Olympiad appearance at Havana 1966 he scored a remarkable ten wins and two draws on bottom board. Among his better results in tournaments were 1st= at the Asztalos Memorial 1967, 1st at Polanica Zdroj 1969 and 1st at Astor 1982. He was a major player but one with extremely variable results.

Wikipedia article: László Bárczay

Last updated: 2021-06-06 04:11:15

 page 1 of 40; games 1-25 of 992  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Weinberger vs L Barczay  1-0371955BudapestD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
2. L Barczay vs F Jenei  ½-½171955BudapestC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
3. I Somogyi vs L Barczay  0-1351955BudapestE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
4. G Negyesy vs L Barczay  ½-½331955BudapestA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
5. L Barczay vs G Kluger  0-1751955BudapestC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
6. Grob vs L Barczay  1-0481955BudapestC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
7. E Gereben vs L Barczay  1-0471955BudapestD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. L Barczay vs K Honfi  0-1331955BudapestC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
9. L Binet Tapaszto vs L Barczay  0-1841955BudapestB53 Sicilian
10. L Barczay vs I Meszaros  ½-½481955BudapestA04 Reti Opening
11. L Barczay vs L Tipary  0-1511955BudapestB10 Caro-Kann
12. L Barczay vs J Hajtun  1-0291955BudapestE00 Queen's Pawn Game
13. L Barczay vs J Pogats  ½-½541955BudapestA13 English
14. L Barczay vs B Erdy  ½-½641955BudapestD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
15. I Hacsak vs L Barczay  ½-½201955BudapestA30 English, Symmetrical
16. E Haag vs L Barczay  1-029195814th Hungarian ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
17. L Barczay vs K Honfi  0-163195814th Hungarian ChampionshipA13 English
18. T Florian vs L Barczay  ½-½15195814th Hungarian ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
19. L Barczay vs Lengyel  ½-½44195814th Hungarian ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
20. T Filep vs L Barczay  0-141195814th Hungarian ChampionshipE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
21. L Barczay vs I Bilek  ½-½17195814th Hungarian ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
22. L Barczay vs P Dely  ½-½38195814th Hungarian ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
23. J Flesch vs L Barczay  1-021195814th Hungarian ChampionshipA36 English
24. L Barczay vs R Sallay  1-027195814th Hungarian ChampionshipC00 French Defense
25. Barcza vs L Barczay  1-015195814th Hungarian ChampionshipA05 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 40; games 1-25 of 992  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka:, the name of this player is not Laszlo Barcza, but Laszlo Barczay.
Jan-03-03  PVS: So they tricked me!
Jan-03-03  GregorMendel: I'd always saw it as "Barcza" - where'd you hear that, Honza?
Jan-03-03  AgentRgent: There was a player named Barcza but his name was Gedeon. This is Laszlo Barczay (
Jan-03-03  GregorMendel: You're right, I was thinking of Gedeon Barcza. Thanks, Agent.
Feb-21-11  BIDMONFA: Laszlo Barczay


Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Chess Rule No. 1: You have to have a crazy, unspellable name, if you want to have an opening variation named after you.
Feb-21-11  haydn20: I imagine his name is perfectly straightforward for a Hungarian. Honfi-Barczay 1977 has a pretty combo at the end.
Feb-21-11  Maatalkko: Great picture. He looks ticked.
Jun-28-12  Poisonpawns: Here is brilliancy missing from ChessGames Database
[Event "Salgotarjan"]
[Site "Salgotarjan"]
[Date "1967.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Barczay, Laszlo"]
[Black "Kavalek, Lubomir"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo ""]
[BlackElo ""]
[ECO "B79"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 Nc6 8.Qd2 O-O 9.Bc4 Bd7 10.Bb3 Qa5 11.g4 Rfc8 12.O-O-O Ne5 13.h4 Nc4 14.Qd3 Nxe3 15.Qxe3 Qc5 16.h5 e5 17.hxg6 hxg6 18.Nf5 gxf5 19.Qg5 Qf2 20.Rh6 Nxg4 21.Bxf7+ Kxf7 22.Qg6+ Kf8 23.Rh7 Bh6+ 24.Kb1 Be8 25.Rh8+ Ke7 26.Qh7+ Bf7 27.Nd5+ Kd7 28.Qxf7+ Kc6 29.Ne7+ Kb6 30.Rxc8 Qxf3 31.Rxd6+ Ka5 32.Qd5+ b5 33.Nc6+ 1-0

Feb-02-15  TheBish: Here is another good game missing, but this one has Barczay on the losing end:

[Event "HUN-ch"]
[Site "Budapest"]
[Date "1978.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Barczay, Laszlo"]
[Black "Tompa, Janos"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2465"]
[BlackElo "2400"]
[ECO "E15"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 c6 8. O-O d5 9. Bc3 Ne4 10. Bb2 Nd7 11. Nfd2 Nxd2 12. Nxd2 b5 13. c5 b4 14. Re1 f5 15. e4 dxe4 16. f3 O-O 17. fxe4 e5 18. exf5 exd4 19. Bxc6 Rc8 20. Bd5+ Kh8 21. Ne4 Ne5 22. Be6 Rc6 23. Ng5 Bxg5 24. Rxe5 Be3+ 25. Kg2 Bb7 26. Kh3 Qf6 27. Bxd4 Qh6+ 28. Kg4 Rxe6 29. Rxe6 Qg5+ 30. Kh3 Qxf5+ 31. Qg4 Bg2+ 32. Kh4 Bg5+ 0-1

Feb-21-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Laszlo Barczay.

I don't know why you were excluded from the birthday list.

Apr-17-16  sonia91: R.I.P:ászl...

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