He learned chess at the age of seven from his father, who was also his first coach. He achieved his first major success in the pioneer competition, winning first place four times at the pioneer state championships.
He won a silver medal at the European Under-12 Championships and a silver medal at the Under-12 World Championships. He was on the first board of the junior national team.
At the age of twenty, he reached the highest title of Grandmaster. He was a member of the national team at the European Championships six times.
He won the state Champion title twice and seven national championships as a team member. He won 5 trophies in the National Cup. He won several national championships with clubs in a few countries. He is a long-time standard first-team player for clubs in Hungary, Austria, and Germany.
He was the winner of numerous fast and rapid tournaments. He was also a participant in the World Cup. The highest official rating is 2641. Collaborator in writing many books and magazines, including the Chess Informant, and New in Chess. He has written several books.