Number of games in database: 389
Years covered: 1930 to 1978
Overall record: +119 -104 =165 (51.9%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
E Gereben vs M Szigeti, 1935 1-0
J Fichtl vs E Gereben, 1956 0-1
E Gereben vs A D de Groot, 1936 1/2-1/2
S Boros vs E Gereben, 1935 0-1
E Gereben vs M Ujtelky, 1967 1-0
E Gereben vs H Ardiansyah, 1970 1/2-1/2
Bronstein vs E Gereben, 1949 1/2-1/2
E Gereben vs Bronstein, 1949 1/2-1/2
E Gereben vs O Troianescu, 1951 1-0
Simagin vs E Gereben, 1949 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Hastings 1958/59 (1958)
San Benedetto (1957)
Hungarian Championship (1951)
Amsterdam IBM-B (1967)
Trebitsch Memorial (1935)
Amsterdam Olympiad qual-4 (1954)
Siegen Olympiad qual-2 (1970)
Hungarian Championship (1952)
Amsterdam Olympiad Final-A (1954)
non-FIDE Munich Olympiad (1936)
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Last updated: 2017-08-09 12:38:59
(born Jun-18-1907, died May-16-1988, 80 years old) Hungary (federation/nationality Switzerland)
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Erno Gereben (his name was Ernest Gruenfeld until 1935 but he is not to be confused with the well-known Austrian master Ernst Gruenfeld) was born in Sopron, Hungary in 1907. He was awarded the IM title in 1950 and emigrated to Switzerland in 1956. His best tournament result was 2nd= with Albert Becker after Laszlo Szabo at Tatatovaros in 1935. In Olympiads he played for Hungary in 1954 and for Switzerland in 1970, 1972 and 1974.
Wikipedia article: Ernő Gereben
| page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 409
|1. E Gereben vs F Meller
|| ||0-1||29||1930||Gyor||A09 Reti Opening|
|2. E Klein vs E Gereben
|| ||1-0||36||1930||Gyor||D61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|3. E Gereben vs L Reich
|| ||½-½||58||1930||Gyor||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|4. J Balogh vs E Gereben
|| ||½-½||44||1930||Gyor||B10 Caro-Kann|
|5. E Gereben vs H Steiner
|| ||1-0||29||1930||Gyor||D52 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|6. Kashdan vs E Gereben
|| ||1-0||47||1930||Gyor||D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|7. E Gereben vs S Boros
|| ||½-½||36||1930||Gyor||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|8. B Szijjarto Szabo vs E Gereben
|| ||½-½||48||1930||Gyor||B40 Sicilian|
|9. B Hoenlinger vs E Gereben
|| ||½-½||72||1930||Gyor||A43 Old Benoni|
|10. E Gereben vs Spielmann
|11. E Gereben vs K Havasi
|| ||1-0||41||1934||Sopron||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|12. E Gereben vs A Vajda
|| ||1-0||37||1934||Sopron||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|13. Immo Fuss vs E Gereben
|| ||0-1||34||1934||Sopron||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|14. P Rethy vs E Gereben
|| ||1-0||58||1934||Sopron||A06 Reti Opening|
|15. E Gereben vs I Csath
|| ||0-1||28||1934||Sopron||E83 King's Indian, Samisch|
|16. Szabo vs E Gereben
|| ||½-½||36||1934||Sopron||A95 Dutch, Stonewall|
|17. G Kluger vs E Gereben
|| ||½-½||18||1935||Tatatovaros||B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|18. E Gereben vs L Steiner
|| ||½-½||17||1935||Tatatovaros||D57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense|
|19. A Sacconi vs E Gereben
|| ||½-½||16||1935||Tatatovaros||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|20. E Gereben vs Znosko-Borovsky
|| ||1-0||40||1935||Tatatovaros||D64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|21. S Boros vs E Gereben
|| ||0-1||20||1935||Tatatovaros||B83 Sicilian|
|22. E Gereben vs M Szigeti
||1-0||18||1935||Tatatovaros||D01 Richter-Veresov Attack|
|23. A Becker vs E Gereben
|| ||1-0||39||1935||Tatatovaros||D48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|24. E Gereben vs Szabo
|| ||½-½||17||1935||Tatatovaros||B73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|25. H Mueller vs E Gereben
|| ||0-1||17||1935||Tatatovaros||D51 Queen's Gambit Declined|
| page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 409
|Jun-18-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Erno Gereben|
|Jun-18-06|| ||Benzol: He is a different player from Ernst Gruenfeld isn't he?|
|Jun-18-06|| ||WMD: Yes, he is. Or, rather, he was.|
|Jun-18-06|| ||keypusher: <WMD>! Nice to see you again.|
|Jun-18-06|| ||WMD: Thank you, my fan.|
|Jun-18-06|| ||ughaibu: Fan singular? I feel snubbed.|
|Jun-18-06|| ||WMD: Ditto.|
|Jun-18-06|| ||mack: WMD me old mucker, where have you been? Travelling to third world countries in an attempt to 'find yourself' or something?|
|Jun-18-06|| ||WMD: Frequenting various right-wing websites. I'm not sure when my posting ban here was lifted.|
|Jun-18-06|| ||Karpova: WMD: <I'm not sure when my posting ban here was lifted.>|
Why did you get banned?
I noticed your absence but didn't know you were banned.
|Jun-18-06|| ||WMD: Can't exactly recall the offending remark but it had something to do with John Donaldson, Ray Keene and the subject of plagiarism. So it goes.|
|Jun-18-06|| ||Karpova: So you took on the mighty <Ray Kenne>? Better stick with LMAJ next time ;-)|
|May-18-08|| ||whiteshark: Ernö Gereben Bio:
|Jun-18-09|| ||WhiteRook48: happy birthday|
|Jun-18-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: IM Gereben, today you are remembered!
|May-16-18|| ||Senk: https://de.chessbase.com/post/zum-3...|
|Jun-18-18|| ||diagonal: <Senk> Many thanks for your link with a comprehensive portrait of a lesser known player.|
In 1963/64, Gereben co-won at the 6th edition of the traditional Reggio Emilia tournament, alongside with Rudolf Teschner (best-on tie-break), Gedeon Barcza, and Janos Flesch.
Gereben was clear first at the Hoogovens Beverwijk - B tournament in 1962, and also won the so-called Masters A at the great Monte Carlo tournament in 1967 (in fact, this was another B-group), Bobby Fischer won the head tournament above Smyslov, Geller, and Larsen.
|Jan-03-20|| ||PJs Studio: I just used Bent Larsen’s game collection on chessagames.com to find the game from the nice photo featured on GM Larsen’s Wikipedia page. It was from the 1961 Hoovigan’s event. IM Gereben quickly outclassed in a closed Benoni (1...c5 3...e5) |
Interestingly the photo was taken two moves before Larsen stole a second pawn and IM Gereben resigned shortly after dropping a third.
No shame in that loss. His only game with Larsen who won the event equal with Ivkov. (+7 -1 = 1) The great Ernst Grüenfeld competed in Hoovigans ‘61. His final tournament appearance.
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