Portisch, Lajos

Lajos Portisch is a Hungarian chess Grandmaster, whose positional style earned him the nickname, the "Hungarian Botvinnik". One of the strongest non-Soviet players from the early 1960s into the late 1980s, he participated in twelve consecutive Interzonals from 1962 through 1993, qualifying for the World Chess Championship Candidates' cycle a total of eight times. Portisch set several all-time records in Chess Olympiads. In Hungarian Chess Championships, he either shared the title or won it outright a total of eight times. He won many strong international tournaments during his career. In 2004, Portisch was awarded the title of 'Nemzet Sportolója', Hungary's highest national sports achievement award.

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Portisch, Lajos

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Portisch, Lajos - Varga,Zo
It, Zalaegerszeg HUN
2004.04.29
Portisch, Lajos - Kavalek,L
Stiavnica Blindfold Living Chess, Banska Stiavnica SVK
2011.07.16
Beliavsky, Alexander G - Portisch, Lajos
King's Tournament, Bazna ROM
2008.05.24
Portisch, Lajos - Guimard, Carlos Enrique
Mar del Plata 27th, Mar del Plata
1966
Portisch, Lajos - Keres, Paul
San Antonio
1972
Portisch, Lajos - Rubinetti, Jorge A
Toluca Interzonal, Toluca
1982
Portisch, Lajos - Korchnoi, Viktor
Belgrade URS-World, Belgrade
1970.03.31
Speelman, Jonathan S - Portisch, Lajos
London
1986
Portisch, Lajos - Radulov, Ivan BUL
21st olm final A, Nice FRA
1974.06.29
Portisch, Lajos - Naranja, Renato
Palma de Mallorca Interzonal, Palma de Mallorca
1970
Brendel,O - Portisch, Lajos
Jubilee Open, Zuerich SUI
2009.08.13
Hulak, Krunoslav - Portisch, Lajos
Indonesia
1983
Portisch, Lajos - Chandler, Murray G
Linares
1988
Portisch, Lajos - Fernandez Garcia, Jose Luis ESP
27th olm final, Dubai UAE
1986.11.17
Portisch, Lajos - Planinec, Albin
Madrid
1973.12.01
Timman, Jan - Portisch, Lajos
Linares
1989
Ljubojevic, Ljubomir - Portisch, Lajos
Wijk aan Zee I
1972
Portisch, Lajos - Farago, Ivan
HUN-ch, Budapest
1991