Zoltan Ribli
Zoltan Ribli

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Name: Zoltan Ribli
Occupation: Chess Player
Gender: Male
Birth Day: September 6, 1951
Age: 69
Birth Place: Mohacs, Hungary
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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Zoltan Ribli

Zoltan Ribli was born on September 6, 1951 in Mohacs, Hungary (69 years old). Zoltan Ribli is a Chess Player, zodiac sign: Virgo. Find out Zoltan Riblinet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He was on the Hungarian Olympiad team nearly every year between 1970 and 1994 and helped the team win its team gold medal in 1978.

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Before Fame

He became a Grandmaster in 1973 after winning two European Junior Championships.

Biography Timeline


His International Master and Grandmaster titles were awarded in 1970 and 1973, respectively.


As a youngster, he was twice the European Junior Champion, in 1968/69 (shared) and 1970/71. In domestic competition, he has been three times the national champion of Hungary, sharing the honours in 1973 and 1977, while winning outright in 1974.


An almost ever-present member of the Hungarian Olympiad team between 1970 and 1994, he was playing second board when Hungary won the team gold medal in 1978. He also won team silver medals in 1970, 1972 and 1980.


In 1983, Ribli defeated Torre (+3-1=6) in Quarter Final Candidate Match, but lost to Smyslov (+1-3=7) in Semi-Final. Smyslov played against Garry Kasparov in the final in which Smyslov lost.


At the peak of his career, Ribli was twice a candidate for the World Championship, in 1984 and 1986. At London in 1984, he participated in the high-profile match between USSR and the Rest of the World, defeating his Soviet counterpart, Rafael Vaganian by a narrow margin.


Whilst not so active in tournament play during the 1990s and 2000s, he nevertheless maintained a competitive rating (his July 2006 Elo rating was 2589) and has shown that he can still win grandmaster events, such as the Hotel Opatija tournament in Kastav, Croatia in 2002.

Family Life

Zoltan married Women's International Master, Maria Grosch.

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Currently, Zoltan Ribli is 71 years, 0 months and 22 days old. Zoltan Ribli will celebrate 72nd birthday on a Wednesday 6th of September 2023. Below we countdown to Zoltan Ribli upcoming birthday.


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