Zoltán Almási is a Hungarian chess grandmaster. He is an eight-time Hungarian Chess Champion, winning in 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2008 and 2009.

Almasi has competed in 11 consecutive Chess Olympiads from 1994 to 2014 earning team silver in 2002 and 2014 as well as individual silver in 2010.

In the FIDE World Chess Championship 2004, he made it to the fourth round where he lost 2–0 to Rustam Kasimdzhanov, the eventual winner of the event.

In 2008 he won the Reggio Emilia tournament in Italy scoring 5½/8.

He crossed the 2700 FIDE rating line in November 2009 (2704).

In 2010, he became European Rapid Champion. He tied with five other players after 13 rounds but won tiebreak matches against Shirov and Gashimov. The next year he won the Sport Accord Mind games Blindfold section.

In 2013, Almasi won the Capablanca Memorial with 6.5/10.

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Born August 29, 1976 (age 39)
Title Grandmaster
FIDErating 2684 (August 2016)
(No. 44 in the July 2015 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2726 (July 2011)

 

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