Zoltan Gyimesi

gyimesi01(Nora’s husband): professional chess trainer, working as a hometrader, GM (peak rating is 2674, his FIDE page is available here). At the summer of 2012, when he also reached his peak rating of 2674, he retired from active chess. He is the 3rd best rated inactive chess player in the world (after Kasparov and Judit Polgar). He is a hobby logical puzzle and sudoku solver with several Hungarian Champion titles.

  • 1991: European Championship (U14, Mamaia), 3rd place
  • 1996: World Junior Championship (Medellin), 3rd place
  • 2001: World Team Championship (Yerevan, Armenia), 5th place, 3rd place on 2nd board
  • 2001: World Championship Candidate (Moscow, Russia)
  • 2002: Chess Olympiad (Bled, Slovenia), 2nd place
  • 2005: European Union Championship (Cork, Ireland), 1st place
  • 2005: Hungarian Championship (Kazincbarcika), 1st place
  • 2005: Rapid European Championship (Warsaw, Poland) 1st place
  • 2006: Hungarian Championship (Székesfehérvár), 3rd place
  • 1996-2008: 8-times Hungarian team champion with Miskolci SSC and Csuti Hydrocomp SK (Zalaegerszeg)
  • 2008: World Mind Sport Games Blitz Team Championship (Beijing, China), 1st place
  • 1995, 1999, 2004, 2010: Hungarian Championship (Budapest x3, Szeged), 2nd place
  • 2011: European Team Championship (Porto Carras, Greece), 3rd place
  • 1996-2012: Winner of more than 30 international open or closed chess tournaments, plus several rapid and blitz tournaments.


  • 2005: World Puzzle Chmapionship (Eger, Hungary) 5th place
  • 2007: World Sudoku Championship (Prague, Czech Republic) 12th place

You can read more about Zoltan in the Wikipedia.