Peter Leko( chess-player)
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Biography Peter Leko
Born September 9, 1979 in Shegeda
Winner supertournament in Dortmund 1999.
Grandmaster since 1991.
Professional rating on July 1, 2001. - 2686
FIDE rating of 1 July 2001. - 2730
Peter Leko - a unique phenomenon in modern chess. In the incomplete 13 years he has become known to the chess world in such a 'tender' age has already won the title of grand master. At 15 under restrained exclamations of surprise was in supertournament. And at 18 is already firmly entrenched in the elite, . forcing myself to talk about, . as one of the most probable candidates for the chess throne in the XXI century! Such a rapid career, . unwinding like a compressed spring there was none of the regulars of the big stage,
. Perhaps only Morozevich was 'parallel courses' with Leko, but he has never had such stability in the results. However, in Peter never been such a bright, unique style ...
He wins his victories without much fuss, with the first stroke by limiting the creative space rivals. He created his own style quite versatile!
There was a time when Peter almost each party has offered a draw to their rivals, and having reasonable refusal, went to the most boring position, in a grim struggle achieving desired halves. Some called it excessive love of peace, others - cowardice. If you look at the results table tournaments in those years, then in the graph at Leko will see a lot of draws ... But it was only at first. With experience, had established herself in high society, yesterday's newcomer changed his 'childish habits' - Peter started to win, while remaining practically invulnerable to competitors. In the proof - a wonderful account in the matches against the powerful. The supreme achievement of the 'new Leko' became a bright victory at the tournament in Dortmund, where they played all the strongest, except, perhaps, Kasparov! But recently we have more and we watched retsedivy "old Leko". Tournaments in Wijk aan Zee and Linares is clearly not one of those that can Save this to Peter in the asset. As if wishing to argue the skeptics and to justify the forecast Sergei Shipov, Leko started on the super-tournament in Dortmund with a win. There is a sense, if the Hungarian grandmaster will remain just as hard to work on a game of chess, and add to the aggression, then after some time with him will simply be impossible to fight. And the style here is absolutely nothing to do with ...