Kornél Havasi

Kornél Havasi ( Budapest , October to January of 1892 – Austria , 15 of January of 1945 ) was a chess player Hungarian . He came to be in the 24th place in the world. 1

Biography

In 1911 he won the Budapest tournament , in 1912 he was 9th in the Hungarian Championship in Temesvár (the champion was Gyula Breyer ), 2 in 1917 tied in the 4th-5th places in Budapest (champion: Breyer). In 1918 he was 4th in Budapest (champions: Zoltán von Baila and Richard Réti ); Tied in the positions 9º-11º in Kaschau (champion: Réti); In 1920 he tied the first-second place with Szávay in Budapest, in 1921 he was 6th in Gyula (champion: Borislav Kostić ).

In 1922 Havasi was Hungarian Champion in Budapest. In 1923 he was 3rd in Budapest, and tied at the 6th-7th places in Gyula (champion: Gruber), and in 1924 he was 10th in the Hungarian Championship of Győr (champion: Géza Nagy ).

In 1925 tied in the positions 6º to 10º in Maróczy Jubiläumturnier of Debrecen , (the champion was Hans Kmoch ); 3 4 in 1926 tied in the positions 3º-4º in Budapest (champion: Endre Steiner ). At the unofficial Olympiad in 1926 , Hungary reached the gold medal, and Steiner tied for 12th to 14th in the single 1st FIDE Masters held simultaneously (the ex aequo champions were Ernst Grunfeld and Mario Monticelli ). 5 In 1928 he tied for the 2nd-4th place in the Hungarian championship in Budapest (champion Árpád Vajda ) and tied for the 7th-8th place in the Budapest tournament (champion: Jose Raúl Capablanca ). In 1929 he won in Mezökövesd (Foursquare). 6

In 1931 he tied the 4th-5th place in the Hungarian championship in Budapest (champion: Lajos Steiner ), in 1934 he was 4th in Sopron (champion: Rudolf Spielmann ); Tied for positions 5º-6º in Budapest ( Maróczy Jubilee , champion: Erich Eliskases ), and tied in places 12º-14º in Budapest (champion: Andor Lilienthal ). In 1935 tied in the positions 5º to 6º in Tatatovaros (champion: László Szabó ). In 1936 tied in the positions 5º-7º in the Championship of Hungary in Budapest (champions: L. Steiner and Mieczyslaw Najdorf ). In 1938 tied in the positions 3º-4º in Milan (champions: Eliskases and Monticelli). In 1939 tied in the positions 4º-6º in Memorial Dori in Budapest, (champions: Baila and Szabó). 7

Kornél Havasi died in 1945 in Bruck / Leith (Austria), where he was prisoner of the Nazis doing forced labor . Referring to Fig.

Chess Olympics

He won a total of six team medals (three gold: 1927, 1928, 1936, and three silver: 1924, 1930, 1937), and an individual silver medal in 1935. Shortly after the 1935 Warsaw Olympics, Havasi made the best performance of his career ( Elo : 2603) 1

At the unofficial Olympiad in 1924, Hungary reached the silver medal in the team classification, and in the individual section, Havasi was 9th in the Amateur World Championship final (the champion was Hermanis Matisons ). In the unofficial Olympiad in 1926, Hungary won the gold medal, and Havasi tied for 12th to 14th in the single 1st FIDE Masters held simultaneously (the ex aequo champions were Ernst Grunfeld and Mario Monticelli). 9 1

Participation table
Year Olympiad 9 City Board Earned Losses Boards
1924 I unofficial Olympiad Paris 4t 10 6 5 0 11
1927 I Olympiad London 4t 4 1 3 12
1928 II Olympiad Hague 4t 6 1 9 13
1930 III Olympiad Hamburg 4t 10 0 4 14
1931 IV Olympiad Prague 4t 7 4 3 15
1933 V Olympiad Folkestone 4t 5 1 6 16
1935 VI Olympiad Warsaw 3r 5 0 6 17
1936 III Unofficial Olympiad Munich 4t 4 0 12 18
1937 VII Olympiad Stockholm 4t 6 4 5 19

References

  1. ↑ Jump to:a b c Estimate Elo for K. Havasi (in English)
  2. Back to top↑ Classification and games: Temesvar 1912 (English)
  3. Back to top↑ Tournament boards in 1925 .
  4. Back to top↑ Debrecen Maróczy Jubiläumturnier 1925, sorting and games (English)
  5. Back to top↑ 365chess.com (ed.). « 1st FIDE Masters , Budapest 1926, classification and matches» .
  6. Back to top↑ Anders Thulin, Malmö, ed. (1 September 2004). «Name Index to Jeremy Gaige’s Chess Tournament Crosstables , An Electronic Edition» .
  7. Back to top↑ Tournament Boards
  8. Back to top↑ Petra Weiß, Irmtraut Karlsson: Die Toten von Bruck. Berndorf 2008.
  9. ↑ Jump to:a b OlimpBase :: Database of the chess Olympics (in English)
  10. Back to top↑ The competition was individual, although later the particular results were added to obtain the score by national teams.
  11. Back to top↑ OlimpBase :: Paris Olympics 1924
  12. Back to top↑ OlimpBase :: London Olympics 1927, Hungarian team
  13. Back to top↑ OlimpBase :: The Hague Olympics 1928, Hungarian team
  14. Back to top↑ OlimpBase :: Hamburg Olympiad 1930, Hungarian team
  15. Back to top↑ OlimpBase :: Prague 1931 Olympics, Hungarian team
  16. Back to top↑ OlimpBase :: Olympiad of Folkestone 1933, Hungarian team
  17. Back to top↑ OlimpBase :: Olympiad of Warsaw 1935, Hungarian team
  18. Back to top↑ OlimpBase :: Munich Olympics 1936, Hungarian team
  19. Back to top↑ OlimpBase :: Stockholm Olympics 1937, Hungarian team