First Saturday

Chess tournament series for GM, IM norms and for Standard and Rapid
ELO-rating points.

Budapest, Hungary

Venue: HOTEL BERLIN *** 1117, Hunyadi János út 2. Budapest, Hungary
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Programme starting every first Saturday:
Registration (in person - before the 1st round) :
Drawing of lots : 14.00 (All groups - 1st round)
Start : 14.00 (All groups - 1st round)
Other rounds: 14:00

NEW RULE: Sofia Rule; no draw before the 30th move! from 01.10.2016

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Facebook profile of Mr. Laszlo Nagy

Programme for the year 2018 in excel file /GM, IM, FMA groups/
Programme for the year 2018 in excel file /FMB, FMC, FMD groups/

October 2018

Press release about the october tournament at
IM Javokhir Sindarov is the youngest IGM in the world (First Saturday Budapest, 2018 October)

IM SINDAROV, Javokhir (UZB, 2500) - 12 year old player reached 3rd GM title and therefore the youngest IGM in the world

WIM LUONG, Phuong Hanh (VIE) reached her first WGM-norm

Left in red: IM MIRZOEV, Emil, (UKR) – he reached his 1st IGM norm.

FM SHAHALIYEV, Ismayil (AZE) reached his first IM-norm.

Photos of the september chess tournament by Miklos Szabo

Group photo June 2018

Hotel Berlin tournament hall June 2018

Video about our tournament hall

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