Category Archives: Budapest Tournaments 2013

Rakosmente Open 2013-09 Final Standings

Final Standings-Photos by Strenner Jenő(Thanks)
Piroska, Istvan was clear first with 5/6 in a modestly attended but fiercely contested event. I was able to win my last round game against Bartuszek to finish with a modest 4/6.

  • 1st Piroska, Istvan 5/6
  • 2nd Mezei, Csaba 4.5/6
  • 3rd Suranyi, Pal 4.5/6

Here are some pictures from Strenner Jenő.

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Piroska (left) playing  Keszi, Janos(right) in rd6

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A very happy Suranyi,Pal getting third prize

Mezei(l), Piroska(c), Suranyi(R)
All the winners together-Mezei(l), Piroska(c), Suranyi(R)

Piroska getting first prize

Piroska, Istvan getting well-deserved first prize from Balla,Attila

No. PNo. Name Score WP SB PS rat. TPR W-We
1. 2 Piroska, Istvan 5.0 21.0 18.25 16.0 2115 2172 +0.51
2. 1 Mezei, Csaba 4.5 23.0 16.75 14.5 2127 2150 +0.26
3 Suranyi, Pal 4.5 22.0 14.75 18.5 2108 2187 +0.69
6 Molnar, Laszlo 4.5 20.5 14.25 16.0 2041 2059 +0.44
5. 4 Keszi, Janos 4.0 21.0 12.50 15.0 2084 2072 +0.05
8 Yip, Michael 4.0 19.0 10.00 13.0 1993 1944 -0.05
11 Szoukup, Istvan 4.0 17.5 8.00 12.0 1767 1972 +1.22
8. 7 Marosi, Levente 3.5 22.5 11.25 14.0 2037 1996 -0.04
9. 10 Abraham, Lajos 3.0 22.0 9.00 13.5 1818 2012 +0.84
9 Bartuszek, Andras 3.0 20.5 7.50 12.0 1899 1782 -0.61
15 Filep, Gyorgy Dr. 3.0 17.5 7.75 10.0 1514 1655 +0.48
17 Lakatos, Tamas 3.0 16.5 7.25 9.0 1441 1650 +1.42
13. 13 Kovacsy, Barnabas 2.5 20.5 6.25 9.5 1556 1590 -0.12
16 Makrai, Bence 2.5 20.5 6.50 8.5 1486 1529 +0.02
12 Czimer, Jozsef 2.5 19.5 7.00 8.0 1700 1499 -1.39
20 Filep, Tibor 2.5 14.0 4.50 6.5 0000 1308 1308
19 Novak, Levente Peter 2.5 14.0 5.25 5.5 1411 1270 -0.65
18. 5 Mester, Attila 2.0 18.0 4.75 11.0 2071 1648 -2.04
14 Major, Marcell 2.0 15.5 3.00 6.0 1516 1380 -1.03
18 Czipp, Janos 2.0 15.0 3.00 7.0 1418 1442 +0.00
22 Uzonyi, Peter 2.0 13.5 4.50 6.0 0000 749 0
22. 23 Kalina, Szabolcs 1.5 16.0 4.75 4.5 0000 779 0
23. 21 Szoukup, Istvan Jr. 1.0 16.5 0.25 6.0 0000 1050 1050
24 Sajben, Mate 1.0 14.0 1.00 1.0 0000 680 0

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First Saturday 2013-06 Final Standings

More About Hungary

GM
GMs Gonda and Akesson tied for firs with 7/10.
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Rk.   Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts.
1 GM Gonda Laszlo 2524 HUN *** ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 7
2 GM Akesson Ralf 2449 SWE ½ ½ *** ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 7
3 FM Hujbert Florian 2456 HUN ½ ½ ½ ½ *** ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 1 5.5
4 GM Andreev Eduard 2498 UKR 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 *** ½ ½ 1 ½ 5
5 IM Franco Alonso 2487 ESP ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ *** ½ ½ 4
6 IM Szalanczy Emil 2285 HUN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ *** 1.5

FMA
FM Juhasz was clear first with 8.5/11.
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Rk.   Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
1 FM Juhasz B 2222 HUN * ½ 1 ½ ½ + 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 8.5
2   Darazs Z 2142 HUN ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 + 8
3   Farkas R 2198 HUN 0 ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 + 8
4   Reh Philipp 2068 GER ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ + ½ 1 6
5   Juracsik J 2155 HUN ½ ½ ½ ½ * 0 ½ ½ 0 + 1 1 6
6   Jelic Neven 2091 CRO ½ ½ ½ 1 * 0 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 5.5
7   Mester Attila 2075 HUN 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 * 1 0 ½ 1 1 5.5
8   Rabovszky G 1913 HUN ½ 0 0 1 ½ 0 0 * ½ 1 ½ + 5
9   Hocevar N 2005 SLO 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ * 0 ½ 1 5
10   Burgin Ryan 0 ENG 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 0 1 * 1 ½ 4.5
11   Montolio B C 1972 ESP ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 * ½ 3
12   Szakacs Aron 1875 HUN 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ * 1

FMB
Takacs and Mayer tied for first with 8.5/11.
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Rk.   Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
1   Takacs Zsolt 1830 HUN * 1 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 + 1 + 8.5
2 FM Mayer Istvan 2060 HUN 0 * ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 8.5
3   Lukacs Albert 1917 HUN 1 ½ * ½ ½ 0 + 1 1 ½ 1 + 8
4   Steer Jozsef 1938 HUN ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 8
5   Marcu Simon 1879 SVK 0 0 ½ ½ * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
6   Mihaly Zoltan 1798 HUN ½ 0 1 ½ 0 * 0 1 1 + 1 + 7
7   Vasilev Sergey 1521 RUS 0 0 ½ 0 1 * 0 ½ ½ 1 + 4.5
8   Schmidt Wolfgang 1450 GER ½ 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 0 1 1 + 4.5
9   Csiba Tibor Dr. 1587 HUN 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 * ½ 0 + 3.5
10   Brassoi-Tarnovszki 1642 HUN 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ * 1 0 2.5
11   Szabo Miklos 1322 HUN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 * + 2
12   Nemeth Otto 1724 HUN 0 0 0 1 * 1

Budapest Tournament Information
There are bargain tournaments available, all with prizes and modest entry fees. Check the Hungarian Federation event listing for events. June has some nice events with very reasonable entry fees.

Rakosmente Open June 14-16
This event is held at my club Rakosligeti(RAC).

Révész, Máriusz
The friendly president of the Hungarian Chess Federation
Some action from the 2013-04 Rakosmente Open


With prizes.
Game/90.
For Fide under 2200.

Entry fee
FIDE 2000+: 3,000HUF(10.3EUR)

Frech Károly Emlékverseny June 22-30 [see Ujpestikse]
This RR at the normal 1 game/day pace is one of my favorite events(a bargain at 15EUR!). There is also a small open running at the same time.

With prizes.
-RR(120 mins +30 sec/move)
-Open tournament (120-120)

Entry fee
FIDE 2000-2199: 4,400HUF(15.2EUR)

Budapest Open-August 17-25 2013
This is a wonderful event on the calender that I played in last year. This should be a great event again.

Mihaly, Zoltan(right)


For More Tournament Information

The secret to Hungarian chess is knowing where to find the tournament information-it’s not so obvious. Then know the market prices to find the bargains.
Budapest Entry Fees 2012-Useful for entry fee comparisons (Scroll down to bottom of blog too)
First Saturday Prices / FS Contact
(Note-for FM groups Hungarian player fee is 12,000 HUF, foreigners see website list; everything negotiable; No prizes)

Note: There is a Budapest Tournament discount card that gives you 10% off participating tournaments. It’s not really a card, they add you to a list that organizers access at registration time.

First Saturday 2013-06 Rd2 Standings

FS Results
More About Budapest

GM
GM Gonda and FM Hujbert share the lead with 1.5/2.

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Rk. Name FIDE FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts.
1 GM Gonda Laszlo 2524 HUN *** ½ 1 1.5
2 FM Hujbert Florian 2456 HUN *** ½ 1 1.5
3 GM Akesson Ralf 2449 SWE ½ *** ½ 1
IM Franco Alonso Alejandro 2487 ESP ½ ½ *** 1
5 GM Andreev Eduard 2498 UKR 0 *** 1 1
6 IM Szalanczy Emil 2285 HUN 0 0 *** 0

IM
Sean(INA) shared the lead with a group at 1.5/2

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Rk. Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts.
1 Li Bo 2307 CHN * ½ 1 1.5
2 IM Farago Sandor 2277 HUN * ½ 1 1.5
Sean
Winshand Cuhendi
2186 INA ½ * 1 1.5
4 IM Szeberenyi Adam 2309 HUN ½ * 1 1.5
5 FM Torma Robert 2392 HUN 0 * 1 1
FM Kantor Gergely 2352 HUN * 1 1
7 FM Lyell Mark 2238 ENG 0 * ½ 0.5
Sisatto Olli 2274 FIN 0 ½ * 0.5
9 FM Korpa Bence 2357 HUN 0 * 0
IM To Nhat Minh 2302 HUN 0 0 * 0

FMA
Farkas, Richard and Juhasz, Bela share the lead with 2/2. Burgin, Ryan(ENG); Jelic Neven(CRO) and Montolio, Benedicto Cesar(ESP) are part of a group with 1/2.

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Rk. Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
1 Farkas R 2198 HUN * 1 1 2
2 FM Juhasz Bela 2222 HUN * 1 1 2
3 Darazs Zoltan 2142 HUN * ½ 1 1.5
4 Burgin Ryan 0 ENG 0 * 1 1
5 Rabovszky G 1913 HUN 0 * 1 1
Jelic Neven 2091 CRO 0 * 1 1
7 Montolio 
Benedicto 
Cesar
1972 ESP * ½ ½ 1
8 Reh Philipp 2068 GER ½ 0 * 0.5
9 Szakacs Aron 1875 HUN 0 ½ * 0.5
Hocevar N 2005 SLO 0 ½ * 0.5
11 Juracsik J 2155 HUN 0 * ½ 0.5
Mester Attila 2075 HUN 0 ½ * 0.5

FMB
Takacs and Schmidt Wolfgang(GER) share the lead with 2/2. Vasilev Sergey(RUS) has 1.5/2.

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Rk. Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
1 Takacs Zsolt 1830 HUN * 1 1 2
2 Schmidt W 1450 GER * 1 1 2
3 Lukacs Albert 1917 HUN * ½ 1 1.5
4 Vasilev Sergey 1521 RUS * ½ 1 1.5
5 Marcu Simon 1879 SVK 0 * 1 1
6 Steer Jozsef 1938 HUN ½ * ½ 1
7 FM Mayer Istvan 2060 HUN 0 * 1 1
8 Nemeth Otto 1724 HUN 0 * 1 1
9 Csiba Tibor Dr. 1587 HUN 0 ½ * 0.5
10 Mihaly Zoltan 1798 HUN ½ 0 * 0.5
11 Szabo Miklos
Istvan
1322 HUN 0 0 * 0
12 Brassoi-
Tarnovszki Aurel
1642 HUN 0 0 * 0

Budapest Tournament Information
There are bargain tournaments available, all with prizes and modest entry fees. Check the Hungarian Federation event listing for events. June has some nice events.


Rakosmente Open June 14-16
This event is held at my club Rakosligeti(RAC).

Some action from a previous Rakosmente Open this year


With prizes.
Game/90.
For Fide under 2200.

Entry fee
FIDE 2000+: 3,000HUF(10.3EUR)

Frech Károly Emlékverseny June 22-30 [see Ujpestikse]
This RR at the normal 1 game/day pace is one of my favorite events(a bargain at 15EUR!). There is also a small open running at the same time.

With prizes.
-RR(120 mins +30 sec/move)
-Open tournament (120-120)

Entry fee
FIDE 2000-2199: 4,400HUF(15.2EUR)

Budapest Open-August 17-25 2013
This is a wonderful event on the calender that I played in last year. This should be a great event again.

Yip(CAN) on the left playing in round 1


For More Tournament Information

The secret to Hungarian chess is knowing where to find the tournament information-it’s not so obvious. Then know the market prices to find the bargains. 

Budapest Entry Fees 2012-Useful for entry fee comparisons (Scroll down to bottom of blog too)
First Saturday Prices / FS Contact
(Note-for FM groups Hungarian player fee is 12,000 HUF, foreigners see website list; everything negotiable; No prizes)

Note also there is a Budapest Tournament discount card that gives you 10% off participating tournaments. It’s not really a card, they add you to a list that organizers access at registration time.