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Gergely Aczel was born 27.02.1991. He learned chess at the age of 5, participated in many tournaments., then in 2013 he achieved the International Master title and then finally the Grandmaster title in 2018. He reached the highest rating in November 2017 and it was 2573 elo points. He has repeatedly participated in the international open tournament in Banska Stiavnica, always achieving excellent results. In 2017 he finished second and in 2016 and 2018 won first place in Banska Stiavnica and won the gold medal.

He won several Open tournaments, including the Iuliu Szabo Memorial (2016 and 2018), Tasnad Open (2017) in Romania and the MEMORIJAL Dr BORISE KARADZICA in Serbia (2017). In 2017, he played in his strongest event so far and got 2nd place in the category 14 tournament Dr.Hetenyi Geza Memorial in Hungary. Next year, in the Hungarian Individual KO Championship, he knocked out Oliver Mihok, top player Zoltan Almasi and Tamas Banusz to secure 2nd place after his defeat to Ferenc Berkes.

In the Hungarian league he plays for a chess club called Aquaprofit Nagykanizsa. His club won the Hungarian league for the eleventh time in a row. In the last season, Gergely has made an excellent result in winning the championship title. He earned 8 points out of 9 games.