Tibor Károlyi (chess player)

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Tibor Károlyi
Tibor Károlyi chessmaster.jpg
Full name Tibor Károlyi
Country  Hungary
Born (1961-11-15) November 15, 1961 (age 53)
Title International Master
FIDE rating 2329 (April 2015)
Peak rating 2475 (January 1988)

Tibor Károlyi (born November 15, 1961) is a Hungarian chess International Master, International Arbiter (1997), coach, theoretician, and author.

In 1989 he started his coaching career. Among his students were Peter Leko, Judit Polgár, Ildikó Mádl and Jason Goh Koon-Jong.

Károlyi has written numerous theoretical articles for New in Chess,[1] but he is probably best known as author of popular chess books. His book Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov (co-authored with Nick Aplin) won The Guardian 2007 Chess Book of the Year award.[2]

His handle on the Internet Chess Club is "chesstrainer".[3] His handle on Playchess is "tkarolyi".

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  1. ^ "Tibor Karolyi - Products - New In Chess". New In Chess. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
  2. ^ "Endgame Virtuoso Anatoly Karpov". De Chaakboekenspecialist. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
  3. ^ "chesstrainer". Internet Chess Club. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 

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