Happy 41th Birthday, Peter Leko! – Isten éltessen Péter

 

Happy 41th Birthday, Peter Leko! – Isten éltessen Péter

 

Lékó Péter (Szabadka, 1979. szeptember 8. –) magyar sakkozó, nemzetközi nagymester, többszörös világbajnokjelölt, többszörös sakkolimpikon, kétszeres sakkolimpiai ezüstérmes, világválogatott, U16 ifjúsági világbajnok, U12 és U14 Európa-bajnok.

Felesége 2000 szeptember óta Sofia Petroszján, Arshak Petroszján örmény sakknagymester lánya.

Peter Leko (Hungarian: Lékó Péter; born September 8, 1979) is a Hungarian chess player. He became the world’s youngest grandmaster in 1994. He narrowly missed winning the Classical World Chess Championship 2004: the match was drawn 7–7 and so Vladimir Kramnik retained the title. He also came fifth in the FIDE World Chess Championship 2005 and fourth in the World Chess Championship 2007.

Leko has achieved victories in many major chess tournaments, including the annual tournaments at Dortmund, Linares, Wijk aan Zee and the Tal Memorial in Moscow. He won two team silver medals and an individual gold medal representing Hungary at eight Chess Olympiads as well as team bronze and silver and an individual silver medal at three European Team Championships.

Leko has been ranked as high as fourth in the FIDE world rankings, which he first achieved in April 2003.

[Event “3rd Youth Olympiad”]
[Site “Las Palmas ESP”]
[Date “1995.05.??”]
[EventDate “?”]
[Round “?”]
[Result “1-0”]
[White “Peter Leko”]
[Black “Giorgi Bakhtadze”]
[ECO “B17”]
[WhiteElo “?”]
[BlackElo “?”]
[PlyCount “43”]

[SetUp “1”]
[FEN “r1b2rn1/ppk3p1/3RQnBp/2p1P3/2P5/6B1/Pq3PPP/3R2K1 w – – 0 1”]

{White Mates in 6} *


[Event “3rd Youth Olympiad”]
[Site “Las Palmas ESP”]
[Date “1995.05.??”]
[EventDate “?”]
[Round “?”]
[Result “1-0”]
[White “Peter Leko”]
[Black “Giorgi Bakhtadze”]
[ECO “B17”]
[WhiteElo “?”]
[BlackElo “?”]
[PlyCount “43”]

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nd7 5.Ng5 Ngf6 6.Bd3 e6
7.N1f3 h6 8.Nxe6 Qe7 9.O-O fxe6 10.Bg6+ Kd8 11.c4 Qd6 12.Qe2
Qc7 13.Rd1 Bd6 14.Ne5 Rf8 15.Bf4 Bxe5 16.dxe5 Ng8 17.Bg3 Qb6
18.Qg4 c5 19.Rd6 Qxb2 20.Rad1 Kc7 21.Qxe6 Ndf6 22.Rd7+ 1-0