Category Archives: First Saturday 2013-06

First Saturday 2013-06 Rd5

More About Hungary
From the BBC.



GM
GMs Akesson and Gonda share the lead with 3.5/5.
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Rk.   Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts.
1 GM Akesson Ralf 2449 SWE *** ½ ½ ½ 1 1 3.5
  GM Gonda Laszlo 2524 HUN ½ *** ½ ½ 1 1 3.5
3 FM Hujbert Florian 2456 HUN ½ ½ *** ½ ½ 1 3
4 IM Franco Alonso Alejandro 2487 ESP ½ ½ ½ *** ½ ½ 2.5
5 GM Andreev Eduard 2498 UKR 0 0 ½ ½ *** 1 2
6 IM Szalanczy Emil 2285 HUN 0 0 0 ½ 0 *** 0.5

IM
Li Bo leads with 4/5.
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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 ½ 1         1 1 4
2   Sean Winshand 2186 INA ½ *     ½ 1 ½ 1     3.5
3 FM Kantor G 2352 HUN ½   *     1   1 1   3.5
4 FM Torma R 2392 HUN 0     *   ½ 1 ½ 1   3
5 IM Szeberenyi A 2309 HUN   ½     * ½ ½   ½ 1 3
6 IM Farago Sandor 2277 HUN   0 0 ½ ½ * 1       2
7 FM Lyell Mark 2238 ENG   ½   0 ½ 0 * ½     1.5
8   Sisatto Olli 2274 FIN   0 0 ½     ½ *   ½ 1.5
9 IM To Nhat Minh 2302 HUN 0   0 0 ½       * 1 1.5
10 FM Korpa Bence 2357 HUN 0       0     ½ 0 * 0.5


FMA
Juhasz is in clear first with 4/5.
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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 * 1   1       1       1 4
2   Farkas R 2198 HUN 0 * ½   1   1   1       3.5
3   Darazs Z 2142 HUN   ½ *   1   ½ 1     ½   3.5
4   Mester A 2075 HUN 0     *   1 ½     ½   1 3
5   Rabovszky G 1913 HUN   0 0   *   1   ½   1   2.5
6   Jelic Neven 2091 CRO       0   * 0 ½   1   1 2.5
7   Burgin R 0 ENG   0 ½ ½ 0 1 *           2
8   Hocevar N 2005 SLO 0   0     ½   * ½ 1     2
9   Montolio 1972 ESP   0     ½     ½ *   ½ ½ 2
10   Juracsik J 2155 HUN       ½   0   0   * ½ 1 2
11   Reh Philipp 2068 GER     ½   0       ½ ½ *   1.5
12   Szakacs A 1875 HUN 0     0   0     ½ 0   * 0.5


FMB
Mayer and Marcu share the lead with 4/5.
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Rk.   Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
1 FM Mayer I 2060 HUN *       0 1 1 1   1     4
2   Marcu Simon 1879 SVK   *     0   1 1   1   1 4
3   Steer J 1938 HUN     * ½ ½ ½ 1     1     3.5
4   Lukacs Albert 1917 HUN     ½ * 1 0       + 1   3.5
5   Takacs Z 1830 HUN 1 1 ½ 0 * ½             3
6   Mihaly Zoltan 1798 HUN 0   ½ 1 ½ *         1   3
7   Schmidt W 1450 GER 0 0 0       *   1     1 2
8   Vasilev Sergey 1521 RUS 0 0           * ½   ½ 1 2
    Brassoi-Tarnovszki 1642 HUN             0 ½ * 0 ½ 1 2
10   Nemeth Otto 1724 HUN 0 0 0         1 *     1
11   Csiba Tibor Dr. 1587 HUN       0   0   ½ ½   * 0 1
12   Szabo M 1322 HUN   0         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 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.
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First Saturday 2013-06 Rd3 Standings

Results
A clear leader has emerged from every group after only three rounds of play.

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GM
GM Gonda leads with 2.5.3.

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Rk. Name FIDE FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts.
1 GM Gonda Laszlo 2524 HUN *** ½ 1 1 2.5
2 GM Akesson Ralf 2449 SWE *** ½ ½ 1 2
3 FM Hujbert Florian 2456 HUN ½ *** ½ 1 2
4 IM Franco Alonso Alejandro 2487 ESP ½ ½ ½ *** 1.5
5 GM Andreev Eduard 2498 UKR 0 0 *** 1 1
6 IM Szalanczy Emil 2285 HUN 0 0 0 *** 0


IM

Sean W C(INA) leads with 2.5/3.

Rk. Name FIDE FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts.
1 Sean W C 2186 INA * ½ 1 1 2.5
2 Li Bo 2307 CHN ½ * ½ 1 2
3 IM Szeberenyi A 2309 HUN * ½ ½ 1 2
4 IM Farago S 2277 HUN 0 ½ * 1 1.5
FM Kantor G 2352 HUN ½ * 1 1.5
6 FM Torma R 2392 HUN 0 * ½ 1 1.5
7 FM Lyell Mark 2238 ENG ½ 0 * ½ 1
8 Sisatto Olli 2274 FIN 0 ½ ½ * 1
9 IM To N M 2302 HUN 0 0 * 1 1
10 FM Korpa B 2357 HUN 0 0 * 0


FMA
Juhasz leads with 3/3.

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Rk. Name FIDE FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
1 FM Juhasz B 2222 HUN * 1 1 1 3
2 Farkas R 2198 HUN * ½ 1 1 2.5
3 Darazs Z 2142 HUN ½ * ½ 1 2
4 Rabovszky G 1913 HUN 0 * 1 1 2
5 Mester Attila 2075 HUN 0 * ½ 1 1.5
6 Juracsik J 2155 HUN ½ * 0 1 1.5
7 Montolio 1972 ESP * ½ ½ ½ 1.5
8 Reh Philipp 2068 GER ½ 0 ½ * 1
9 Jelic Neven 2091 CRO 0 1 * 0 1
10 Burgin Ryan 0 ENG 0 0 1 * 1
11 Szakacs A 1875 HUN 0 0 ½ * 0.5
12 Hocevar N 2005 SLO 0 0 ½ * 0.5


FMB
Takacs leads with 2,5/3.

Rk. Name FIDE FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
1 Takacs Z 1830 HUN * 1 1 ½ 2.5
2 Marcu S 1879 SVK 0 * 1 1 2
3 FM Mayer I 2060 HUN 0 * 1 1 2
4 Schmidt Wolfgang 1450 GER 0 * 1 1 2
5 Vasilev S 1521 RUS * 1 ½ ½ 2
6 Steer J 1938 HUN ½ * ½ ½ 1.5
7 Mihaly Z 1798 HUN 0 ½ * 1 1.5
8 Lukacs A 1917 HUN ½ 0 * 1 1.5
9 Szabo M 1322 HUN 0 0 * 1 1
10 Nemeth O 1724 HUN 0 0 * 1 1
11 Brassoi-Tarnovszki Aurel 1642 HUN 0 ½ 0 * 0.5
12 Csiba T 1587 HUN ½ 0 0 * 0.5


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).


Révész, Máriusz
The friendly president of the Hungarian Chess Federation
Révész, Máriusz(left) and Yip,Michael(CAN-right)
The friendly handshake before the big battle

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 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.

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.

First Saturday 2013-06 Rd1

Introduction
First Saturday got underway today. 40 players are participating, the same as last month. Usually, the summer is the peak season but so far attendance this year has been nothing special.

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GM 
Group
IM 
Group
FMA FMB
Month  GMs Other Total IMs Other Total 2000+ U2000 Total 1800+ U1800 Total Total
Feb
3
7
10
3
7
10
6
4
10
2
4
6
36
Mar
3
7
10
5
5
10
5
5
10
0
0
0
30
Apr
3
7
10
7
5
12
8
2
10
2
4
6
38
May
3
4
7
6
10
16
8
3
11
3
3
6
40
Jun
3
3
6
3
7
10
8
4
12
4
8
12
40
Total
15
28
43
24
34
58
35
18
53
11
19
30
184


GM
A small group this month.

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Rk. Name FIDE FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts.
1 GM Andreev Eduard 2498 UKR *** 1 1
2 GM Akesson Ralf 2449 SWE *** ½ 0.5
IM Franco Alonso Alejandro 2487 ESP *** ½ 0.5
GM Gonda Laszlo 2524 HUN ½ *** 0.5
FM Hujbert Florian 2456 HUN ½ *** 0.5
6 IM Szalanczy Emil 2285 HUN 0 *** 0


IM

My RAC teammate Mark Lyell is back in action this month.

FM Mark Lyell

No. Name FIDE FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts.
1 IM Farago Sandor 2277 HUN * ½ 0.5
2 FM Lyell Mark 2238 ENG * ½ 0.5
3 Sean Winshand
Cuhendi
2186 INA * ½ 0.5
4 FM Torma Robert 2392 HUN * 1 1
5 FM Kantor Gergely 2352 HUN * 0
6 FM Korpa Bence 2357 HUN * 0
7 IM To Nhat Minh 2302 HUN 0 * 0
8 Li Bo 2307 CHN ½ * 0.5
9 Sisatto Olli 2274 FIN ½ * 0.5
10 IM Szeberenyi Adam 2309 HUN ½ * 0.5


FMA

Farkas,R continues to win and is on his way to 2200.

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No. Name FIDE FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
1 Farkas Richard 2198 HUN * 1 1
2 Rabovszky Gyorgy 1913 HUN * 1 1
3 Darazs Zoltan 2142 HUN * 1 1
4 Montolio Benedicto
Cesar
1972 ESP * ½ 0.5
5 FM Juhasz Bela 2222 HUN * 1 1
6 Juracsik Jozsef 2155 HUN * 0 0
7 Jelic Neven 2091 CRO 1 * 1
8 Mester Attila 2075 HUN 0 * 0
9 Szakacs Aron 1875 HUN ½ * 0.5
10 Hocevar Nikola 2005 SLO 0 * 0
11 Reh Philipp 2068 GER 0 * 0
12 Burgin Ryan 0 ENG 0 * 0


FMB
House player FM Mayer is in this group this month.

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

Budapest Tournament Information
First Saturday Prices / FS Contact 
(Note-for FM groups Hungarian player fee is 12,000 HUF, foreigners see website list; everything negotiable; No prizes)

Other tournaments
Many bargain tournaments available, all with prizes and modest entry fees. Check the Hungarian Federation event listing for events.

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


Also
Hungarian Chess Federation Tournament Listing(Hungarian Language)
Budapest Entry Fees 2012(Scroll down to bottom of blog too)

Budapest
Things to see.