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Tibor Tolnai
Number of games in database: 246
Years covered: 1982 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2440 (2440 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2500

Overall record: +83 -56 =107 (55.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (46) 
    B33 B43 B90 B81 B32
 French Defense (20) 
    C09 C05 C07 C11 C18
 Ruy Lopez (17) 
    C80 C92 C65 C89 C67
 French Tarrasch (15) 
    C05 C09 C07 C04
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B15 B18 B11 B10
 Sicilian Scheveningen (7) 
    B81 B80 B82
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B77 B76 B70 B42 B72
 Sicilian Dragon (23) 
    B77 B76 B70 B72 B71
 Queen's Pawn Game (17) 
    A46 E00 A40 E10 A41
 English, 1 c4 c5 (14) 
    A39 A33 A30 A35 A38
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A70 A67 A60 A73 A62
 Reti System (7) 
    A04 A05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Psakhis vs Tolnai, 1989 0-1
   T Kebbekus vs Tolnai, 1986 0-1
   Tolnai vs V Malakhov, 1995 1/2-1/2
   Tolnai vs Leko, 1992 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dortmund-A (1989)
   Kecskemet (1990)
   Balatonbereny Open (1992)
   Zuerich Open (1993)
   Velden Open (1994)
   Werfen Open-A (1989)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   World Team Championship (1989)
   Caorle Open (1989)
   European Team Championship (1992)

   🏆 HUN-chT 2016/17
   Z Medvegy vs Tolnai (Feb-12-17) 1-0
   Tolnai vs B Korpa (Nov-27-16) 1-0

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(born Sep-23-1964, 58 years old) Hungary

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Grandmaster (1990)

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 330  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Perenyi vs Tolnai  0-1491982HUN-ch BudapestC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
2. Tolnai vs B Perenyi  ½-½391985Kecskemet opE97 King's Indian
3. A Fauland vs Tolnai  ½-½561986Balatonbereny opA46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. T Kebbekus vs Tolnai  0-1241986Dortmund opA36 English
5. Tolnai vs E Prandstetter  ½-½311987Kotov MemorialC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
6. J Kristiansen vs Tolnai  ½-½461987Kotov MemorialE91 King's Indian
7. Palatnik vs Tolnai  1-0671987Kotov MemorialE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
8. A Kochyev vs Tolnai  ½-½191987Kotov MemorialA04 Reti Opening
9. G Gauglitz vs Tolnai  0-1571987Kecskemet Toth Laszlo memE10 Queen's Pawn Game
10. H Teske vs Tolnai  ½-½251987Kotov MemorialD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
11. Tolnai vs Bareev  1-0451987VoronezhC05 French, Tarrasch
12. Tolnai vs Rozentalis  ½-½171987Kotov MemorialC07 French, Tarrasch
13. K Pinkas vs Tolnai  0-1371987Kotov MemorialB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
14. Tolnai vs J Yrjola  ½-½251987Kotov MemorialB58 Sicilian
15. V Petrienko vs Tolnai  1-0381987Kotov MemorialB72 Sicilian, Dragon
16. Tolnai vs Pinter  1-0621987HUN-chT 1987/88C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
17. Tolnai vs Balashov  ½-½351987Kotov MemorialC71 Ruy Lopez
18. Tolnai vs Smagin  0-1321987VoronezC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
19. Sherzer vs Tolnai  0-1461988Thessaloniki 46/275 Tolnai,TB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
20. Vaganian vs Tolnai  1-0471988Saint John op-2A13 English
21. Tolnai vs Portisch  0-1341988HungaryC45 Scotch Game
22. Tolnai vs K Georgiev  0-1401988Saint John op-2B97 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. L Christiansen vs Tolnai  ½-½431988Saint John op-1A52 Budapest Gambit
24. Tolnai vs Dzindzichashvili  0-1361988Saint John op-2B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
25. Tolnai vs W Schmidt  ½-½211988Dortmund-BC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 330  PGN Download
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  Tabanus: GM Tibor Tolnai, Hungary, born 23 September 1964. Current rating 2470,

Played in the World Team Ch 1989 (2nd reserve) and in the 1990 olympiad (1st reserve). GM in 1990. Rating peak 2560 in 1998. ICC names: Tibor and BlueShark23

In 1998 he started to play poker, and is considered one of Europe's greats,


Biography: (in Polish)

Game not in cg database:

[Event "Stara Zagora zt-A"]
[Site "Stara Zagora"]
[Date "1990.02.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Georgiev, Kiril"]
[Black "Tolnai, Tibor"]
[WhiteElo "2605"]
[BlackElo "2490"]

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.h4 Ne5 11.Bb3 Rc8 12.O-O-O Nc4 13.Bxc4 Rxc4 14.h5 Nxh5 15.g4 Nf6 16.Bh6 Nxe4 17.Qe3 Rxc3 18.bxc3 Nf6 19.Bxg7 Kxg7 20.Rh2 Qc7 21.Ne2 Qc4 22.Rd4 Qxa2 23.Qxe7 Re8 24.Qxd6 Ba4 25.Rxa4 Qxa4 26.g5 Qa1+ 27.Kd2 Nh5 28.Qd7 Kf8 29.Qd6+ Kg8 30.Qd7 Rf8 31.Rh4 Qa5 32.Qe7 Ng7 33.Re4 Qd5+ 34.Nd4 Re8 35.Qc7 Rxe4 36.fxe4 Qxe4 37.Qb8+ Ne8 38.Qxa7 h5 39.gxh6 Kh7 40.Qb6 Kxh6 41.Nb5 Kh7 42.c4 g5 43.Qc5 Kg6 44.Qb6+ f6 45.Qd8 g4 46.Nc3 0-1

Jul-15-13  PhilFeeley: This game should be here:

[Event "AUT Team Ch 9596"]
[Site "AUT-chT 95/96 (05)"]
[Round "5"]
[Date "1995.??.??"]
[White "Korchnoi, Viktor"]
[Black "Tolnai, Tibor"]
[Result "0-1"]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 c5 6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 d5 8.cxd5 exd5 9.Ne2 b6 10.O-O Ba6 11.f3 Re8 12.Ng3 Bxd3 13.Qxd3 Nc6 14.Bb2 cxd4 15.cxd4 h5 16.Rae1 g6 17.e4 h4 18.Ne2 Nh5 19.e5 Ne7 20.g4 hxg3 21.hxg3 Qd7 22.g4 Ng7 23.Kf2 Rf8 24.Bc1 f5 25.exf6 Rxf6 26.Bg5 Rf7 27.Bxe7 Qxe7 28.Qxg6 Qxa3 29.Kg2 Re8 30.Ng1 Rxe1 31.Rxe1 Qb2+ 32.Re2 Qxd4 33.Nh3 Qc4 34.Re8+ Rf8 35.Re7 Qa2+ 36.Kg3 Qa1 37.f4 Qa3+ 0-1

The following position is from the game:

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The possible continuation:

1...Qa3+ 2. Kg2 Qxe7 3. Ng5 Qe2+

An alternative line is: ...Qa3+ 2. Kh2 Qxe7 3. Ng5 Qe2+ 4. Kg3 Qe1+ 5. Kg2 Qd2+ 6. Kh1 Qc1+ 7. Kg2 Qb2+ protects the knight. Black is now a rook up.

Sep-19-14  BIDMONFA: Tibor Tolnai


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