Number of games in database: 373
Years covered: 1981 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2438
Highest rating achieved in database: 2567
Overall record: +129 -58 =186 (59.5%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Gulko vs J Horvath, 1985 0-1
Nunn vs J Horvath, 1989 1/2-1/2
J Horvath vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 2001 1-0
J Horvath vs Uhlmann, 1985 1-0
Velimirovic vs J Horvath, 1987 0-1
Vaganian vs J Horvath, 1989 1/2-1/2
H Kreindl vs J Horvath, 2003 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Bangkok Chess Club Open (2015)
Lisbon op (2001)
Goodricke Open (2000)
European Club Cup (2003)
EUR-chT (Men) 9th (1989)
EUR-chT (Men) 10th (1992)
Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
European Club Cup (2004)
European Club Cup (2005)
🏆 Rigochess Feb GM
Anto Cristiano F Manish vs J Horvath (Feb-21-20) 1-0
R Markus vs J Horvath (Feb-02-20) 1-0
B Csonka vs J Horvath (Feb-04-18) 1/2-1/2
J Horvath vs A Popovics (Nov-26-17) 1-0
M Nemeth vs J Horvath (Nov-25-17) 0-1
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| page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 531
|1. J Horvath vs M Godena
|| ||1-0||41||1980||FRG-ch int U18||C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense|
|2. I Wells vs J Horvath
|| ||0-1||37||1980||World Cadet U17 4th||B40 Sicilian|
|3. J Horvath vs Susan Polgar
||0-1||22||1981||HUN||C00 French Defense|
|4. N Sulava vs J Horvath
|| ||1-0||41||1982||Wch U20||A10 English|
|5. Greenfeld vs J Horvath
|| ||1-0||27||1982||Wch U20||E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation|
|6. I Poor vs J Horvath
|| ||1-0||38||1983||International Youth Tournament||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|7. J Klinger vs J Horvath
|| ||½-½||24||1983||International Youth Tournament||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|8. J Horvath vs B Gicev
|| ||1-0||34||1983||International Youth Tournament||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|9. J Gallagher vs J Horvath
|| ||½-½||21||1983||International Youth Tournament||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|10. S Zakic vs J Horvath
|| ||0-1||51||1983||International Youth Tournament||B77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|11. J Horvath vs Hertneck
|| ||1-0||57||1983||International Youth Tournament||B06 Robatsch|
|12. J Horvath vs S Cigan
|| ||0-1||28||1983||International Youth Tournament||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|13. M Sjoberg vs J Horvath
|| ||0-1||40||1983||International Youth Tournament||B73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|14. J Horvath vs C D'Amore
|| ||½-½||32||1983||International Youth Tournament||B06 Robatsch|
|15. Salov vs J Horvath
||1-0||58||1983||EU-ch U20||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|16. J Horvath vs I Stohl
|| ||1-0||37||1983||EU-ch U20||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|17. Adorjan vs J Horvath
|| ||1-0||34||1985||HUN-chT||A33 English, Symmetrical|
|18. J Horvath vs Psakhis
|| ||½-½||41||1985||Sochi||C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)|
|19. J Horvath vs Psakhis
|| ||½-½||41||1985||Chigorin Memorial||C85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)|
|20. Gulko vs J Horvath
||0-1||37||1985||Chigorin Memorial||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|21. J Horvath vs Pinter
|| ||0-1||29||1985||Szirak||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|22. Adorjan vs J Horvath
|| ||1-0||35||1985||Szirak||A35 English, Symmetrical|
|23. J Horvath vs Utasi
|| ||½-½||55||1985||Szirak||B01 Scandinavian|
|24. J Klinger vs J Horvath
|| ||0-1||36||1985||Szirak||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|25. J Horvath vs Tukmakov
|| ||½-½||45||1985||Szirak||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
| page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 531
|Jul-09-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Jozsef Horvath|
|Apr-15-07|| ||bauernfresser: The Horvaths rival the Gurevichs and the Ivanovs for holding the most titles. Adam, Csaba, Jozsef and Peter are GMs. Gyula, Imre and Tamas are IMs.
Jozsef and Csaba, the strongest two, are brothers. Does anybody know how, or if, the other Horvaths are related to each other?|
|Jul-12-09|| ||NyP: The Horváth brothers are probably the world's strongets brothers in chess (not counting the Polgar sisters).|
|Feb-04-11|| ||GrahamClayton: Major tournament results: http://www.echesspedia.com/?page_id...|
A win that is not in the database:
[White "Horvath, Joszef"]
[Black "Schneider, Attila"]
1. d4 ♘f6 2. c4 e6 3. ♘c3 ♗b4 4. e3 c5 5. ♗d3 ♘c6 6. ♘e2 d5 7. cxd5 ♘xd5 8. a3 cxd4 9. axb4 dxc3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. e4 ♘b6 12. f4 ♕h4+ 13. ♘g3 ♖d8 14. O-O ♗d7 15. ♗e3 ♗e8 16. ♕e2 ♘d7 17. e5 f6 18. ♗c4 ♗f7
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19. f5 1-0
Source: Bill Wall, “500 Indian Miniatures”, Chess Enterprises, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, 1990
|Mar-04-11|| ||Caissanist: <The Horváth brothers are probably the world's strongets brothers in chess (not counting the Polgar sisters).>|
This may have been true when NyP posted it two years ago, but now the Vovks (Andrey Vovk and Yuri Vovk) appear to be at least as strong. They are also about twenty-five years younger, and still improving.
|Mar-04-11|| ||Caissanist: It looks like Horvath is the Smith of Hungary; the FIDE ratings site lists 134 Horvaths, including several different Jozsefs. The listed rating is for a different Jozsef Horvath, the GM currently has a rating of 2539.|
|Jul-15-14|| ||Jonathan Sarfati: Horváth is only the 4th most common family name in Hungary. It comes from the endonym for Croatian. So not surprisingly, the indentically pronounced name Horvat is the commonest Croatian name. Hungarians put their surnames first, so this grandmaster would be called Horváth Jozsef in Hungary (endonym Magyarország).|
|Apr-19-15|| ||Penguincw: Jozsef Horvath had a good tournament at the Bangkok Chess Club Open (2015), scoring 6.5/9 (+5,-1,=3), and 6th overall (being the 8th seed). He had no easy tournament, as he had to face <each> of the top <4> seeds (-1 against 2682).|
For his efforts, he gained 16 points (2522 -> 2538), which is likely the biggest gain out of all the GMs that participated.
|Mar-06-19|| ||HeMateMe: wasn't there a Panzer general during WWII named Horvath?|
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