Lajos Portisch

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Fide Id700037
USCF Id12493213
TitleGrand Master
FederationHungary fed
FIDE Elo2467 
Highest 2655 (January 1980)
Born 04.Apr.1937 (in Zalaegerszeg)
 Ranking: World #1124, Europe #841, Hungary #38
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Play Style

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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
English (18%): A30 A13 A13 A22 A16 A35Sicilian defence (21%): B42 B43 B20 B23 B26 B53
Queen's gambit (14%): D06 D32 D22 D37 D21 D10Ruy Lopez (11%): C94 C96 C65 C68 C73 C92
Nimzo-Indian (11%): E45 E30 E44 E42 E52 E20English (10%): A20 A30 A22 A18 A10 A10
Reti (11%): A04 A08 A07 A06 A04 A05Reti (10%): A09 A04 A07 A08 A06 A05
Queen's pawn (10%): A40 A50 A46 D02 A40 A46Queen's pawn (8%): E10 A40 D02 D00 D02 D04
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #32 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   98.3%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   91.66%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -1.359 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  84.74 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Hungarian National Championship Sax Gyula Memorial Zalakaros, Hungary2014.05.232400
Clash of Generations Portisch-Rapport Rapid Match Budapest, Hungary2014.05.022590
Politiken Cup Helsingor, Denmark2013.07.271960
M. ChigorMemorial Saint Petersburg, Russia2012.10.272220
M. ChigorMemorial Rapid Saint Petersburg, Russia2012.10.252290
Politiken Cup Helsingor, Denmark2012.07.281970
5th Rapid Tournament for Anniversary of Lajos Portisch Bolivia2012.04.032460
Hungarian Team ChampionshipSzabo L Round 1-11 Hun Cities, Hungary2011.09.252290
Snezenky a Machri Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic2010.11.202390
Hungarian Team Championship Szabo L. Group Hungary2010.10.102340
Politiken Cup Helsingor, Denmark2010.07.311990
Gotth' Art Cup GM Szentgotthard, Hungary2010.02.222540
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