Csaba Balogh

Csaba Balogh ( born March 19, 1987 in Budapest) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster.

Csaba Balogh began with nine years to play chess. In April 2002, he was awarded the title of International Master in July 2004, he was Grand Master. At the European Championships U18 in Balatonlelle 2003, he won with 16 years with the team gold at the World Championships U16 in Denizli in 2003 with the team gold medal and third individually at the European Championships U16 in Budva 2003 gold. In the FIDE World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk 2005 Balogh defeated the strong Sergei Karjakin, then he lost to Alexander Areschtschenko. At the Chess Olympiad in Turin in 2006, he scored 7 points over 10 games a good result on the fourth board. In March 2008 he won by Rating a highly respected league in Hévíz before the tied Arkady Naiditsch, Liviu -Dieter Nisipeanu and Zoltán Almási. Although he had gone with the lowest Elo rating in the tournament, he remained the only unbeaten player.

Balogh plays in the German Bundesliga chess since 2006 for the Chess Club Epping. In the Austrian Bundesliga first he played from 2003 to 2006 for the SK Sparkasse Fürstenfeld and 2007 to 2013 for the SK Advisory Invest Baden, with whom he was in 2008 and 2012 team champion. In Hungary he played until 2005 Honvéd Budapest, since for Aquaprofit Nagykanizsai Tungsram Sakk club with which he has been 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 of Hungarian team champion. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, he plays for the ŠK SLAVIJA Istocno Sarajevo, Romania Dinamo Bucuresti and Poland Polonia Wrocław vote.