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Laszlo Barczay
Number of games in database: 425
Years covered: 1955 to 2002
Last FIDE rating: 2381
Highest rating achieved in database: 2445

Overall record: +83 -116 =226 (46.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (62) 
    B30 B46 B29 B28 B77
 Ruy Lopez (20) 
    C68 C77 C69 C67 C93
 Reti System (12) 
    A04 A05
 French Defense (10) 
    C15 C07 C00 C11 C12
 Sicilian Taimanov (9) 
    B46 B47 B45 B49
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (8) 
    C93 C99 C96 C91 C90
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (76) 
    B93 B97 B91 B44 B84
 Sicilian Najdorf (26) 
    B93 B97 B91 B95 B92
 King's Indian (15) 
    E67 E94 E66 E69 E60
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A45 A46 E10 E00 D05
 English (9) 
    A15 A14 A10 A12 A16
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C89 C92 C95 C84 C85
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Honfi vs Barczay, 1977 0-1
   L Sapi vs Barczay, 1963 0-1
   Barczay vs Bronstein, 1981 1/2-1/2
   Kavalek vs Barczay, 1977 1/2-1/2
   Barczay vs Kavalek, 1967 1-0
   Barczay vs Kavalek, 1967 1/2-1/2
   Petursson vs Barczay, 1981 0-1
   Barczay vs Ribli, 1976 1-0
   Bagirov vs Barczay, 1981 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Asztalos Memorial (1967)
   Reggio Emilia 1970/71 (1971)
   Asztalos Memorial (1966)
   Zala Cup (1977)
   Keres Memorial 3rd (1981)
   Budapest Tungsram (1976)
   Raach Zonal (1969)
   Sousse Interzonal (1967)
   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 29; games 1-25 of 717  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Barczay vs K Honfi  0-1331955BudapestC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
2. Barczay vs Bela Erdy  ½-½641955BudapestD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
3. Barczay vs G Kluger  0-1751955BudapestC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
4. T Weinberger vs Barczay  1-0371955BudapestD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. Barczay vs Lengyel  ½-½441958HUN-ch 14thA00 Uncommon Opening
6. Barczay vs G Kluger  ½-½421958HUN-ch 14thA00 Uncommon Opening
7. Barczay vs K Honfi  0-1631958HUN-ch 14thA13 English
8. Barczay vs Lengyel  ½-½231963HUN-ch 18thA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
9. L Sapi vs Barczay 0-1311963HUN-ch 18thD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. Barczay vs F Koberl  1-0411963HUN-ch 18thA56 Benoni Defense
11. Szabo vs Barczay  1-0211963BudapestB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. Portisch vs Barczay  ½-½261963HUN-ch 18thE56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6
13. Barczay vs K Honfi  0-1311963Budapest-chB27 Sicilian
14. K Honfi vs Barczay ½-½461963HUN-chC29 Vienna Gambit
15. G Kluger vs Barczay  0-1521963HUN-ch 18thA15 English
16. Barczay vs Bronstein  ½-½301963Asztalos MemorialB02 Alekhine's Defense
17. E Paoli vs Barczay  0-1281963Asztalos MemorialB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
18. Barczay vs Forintos  ½-½731963Asztalos MemorialB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. Barczay vs Filip  0-1241963Asztalos MemorialB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. Barczay vs I Bilek  ½-½261963Asztalos MemorialD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
21. Barczay vs K Honfi  0-1401963Asztalos MemorialA13 English
22. P Dely vs Barczay  1-0361963Asztalos MemorialD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. J Flesch vs Barczay  1-0451963Asztalos MemorialA07 King's Indian Attack
24. Barczay vs Brzozka  1-0481963Asztalos MemorialA05 Reti Opening
25. Barczay vs Tal 0-1321963Asztalos MemorialE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
 page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 717  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?
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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