Balla, Zoltán




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1904  170  2302 (45) 19
1905  98  2363 (38) 18
1906  50  2429 (33) 58
1907  45  2438 (49) 0
1908  39  2448 (56) 0
1909  37  2457 (57) 0
1910  34  2466 (54) 0
1911  32  2475 (44) 9
1912  29  2475 (31) 57
1913  25  2481 (42) 11
1914  26  2477 (52) 0
1915  27  2472 (55) 0
1916  33  2467 (53) 5
1917  29  2480 (51) 0
1918  25  2494 (42) 27
1919  31  2473 (49) 0
1920  36  2453 (47) 5
1921  34  2460 (43) 11
1922  39  2453 (41) 18
1923  40  2451 (48) 0
1924  44  2449 (46) 12
1925  50  2429 (46) 14
1926  73  2402 (55) 0
1927  103  2376 (58) 0
1928  164  2349 (57) 9
1929  188  2339 (64) 0
1930  212  2328 (68) 0
1931  226  2318 (69) 0
1932  238  2307 (67) 0
1933  264  2297 (63) 0
1934  284  2287 (54) 0
1935  287  2276 (39) 40
1936  319  2227 (49) 14

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Balla, Zoltán  
   Also known as: Zoltán von Balla
Born: 31 Aug. 1883
Died: 1 Apr. 1945
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper, Fiala, and Adams have 'Zoltán von Balla'.
 
References
Books
   Adams, Gyula Breyer, page 65
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 300
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 318
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 374
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1936-1940, page 346
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 79
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 50
   Fiala, Olrich Duras, Vol.1, page 315
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 21
   Goldman, Carl Schlechter!, page 523
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 247
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 17

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Balla, Z. - Steiner, E. 1925         (f)     2.5   -   1.5
Balla, Z. - Gereben, E. 1935         (f)     6.5   -   3.5

Tournament data

Coburg 1904 (2)     14th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier A     8  /  19
Vienna 1905 (2)     Austro-Hungarian Championship Tournament     6  /  18
Ostend 1906 (1)     Ostend Tournament - First Stage, Section A - Section B     5  /  9
Ostend 1906 (12)     Ostend Amateur Tournament A     11  /  18
Gyor 1906     1st Hungarian National Tournament     10.5  /  13
  Balla, Z. - Barasz, Z.     2.5 - 0.5    
Budapest 1906     Budapest Tournament     12  /  15
Budapest 1911 (2)     Hungarian Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier     6.5  /  9
Pistyan 1912     Pistyan Tournament     9.5  /  17
Breslau 1912 (1)     18th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     4  /  17
Temesvar 1912 (1)     4th Hungarian Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier     9  /  14
Gyor 1912     Gyor Tournament     7.5  /  9
Budapest 1913 (1)     Budapest Tournament     6  /  11
Budapest 1916 (2)     Budapest Tournament     2.5  /  5
Budapest 1918 (1)     Budapest Masters Tournament     5  /  8
Kaschau 1918 (1)     Kaschau Master Tournament     5.5  /  11
Budapest 1918 (2)     Budapest Tournament     5.5  /  8
Vienna 1920 (2)     Vienna Tournament     1.5  /  5
Budapest 1921 (2)     Budepest Tournament     6  /  11
Pistyan 1922 (1)     Breyer Memorial Master Tournament     8  /  18
Budapest 1924 (2)     Olympic Training Tournament     9.5  /  12
Budapest 1925 (2)     Budapest Tournament     6.5  /  10
Budapest 1928 (2)     Budapest Tournament     3  /  9
Budapest 1935     Kempelen Memorial Tournament     5.5  /  13
Tata 1935     13th Hungarian National Tournament - Major     5.5  /  17
Budapest 1936 (3)     Lederer Memorial Tournament     6.5  /  14


Player information updated: 1 Feb. 2023