F I R S T S A T U R D A Y- 

Budapest , HUNGARY  

monthly chess tournament series for 

IGM-, IM-, FM-norms and ELO-rating  

Organizer: Nagy László

 Phone/fax: (36-1)-263-2859         E-mail: firstsat@hu.inter.net  

mobile:(36)-30-230-1914               www.firstsaturday.hu

Programme for the year 2010

Tournament 
type

Grandmaster 
Cat. VI-VII-VIII.

International 
master

FM-A

FM-B

Average ELO

Above 2381

Above 2231

above 2050 

1700 2050

No. of rounds

Minimal 9     maximal 12   g  a  m  e  s

Starting dates

6th of Febr, 6th of March, 3rd of April, 1st of May,

5th of June, 3rd of July, 7th of August, 4th of September, 
2nd of October, 6th of November,  4th of December

Time control

90 min for 40 moves, then 30 min + 30 sec.increments after each moves

Start of the rounds

First day at 14:00, the other days at 16:00, last day usually from 10:00 a.m. 
but declared before the 3rd round

Prizes

Written certificates about the participation in the tournament

Venue

Hungarian Chess Federation, Falk Miksa Str.10. 2nd floor, 
close to the red metro station KOSSUTH square

 ELO/EURO

below 2301/400 
2301-2350/360 
2351-2400/330 
2401-2450/300 
2451-2500/280 
above 2501/250

2150-2200/275 
2201-2250/250 
2251-2300/225 
2301-2350/200 
2351-2400/175 
above 2401/150

nonrated      200 
below 2051/160 
2051-2100/140 
2101-2200/120 
2201-2250/  80 
2251-2300/  60 
above 2301/ 40 

nonrated     200 
below 1900/140 
1901-2000/ 120 
2001-2050/  100 
2101-2150/  80 
  above 2151/ 60 

Licence to play 
in HUN

The HUN CHESS FEDERATION  takes yearly 6 EURO fee 
for the playing licence from every player, who plays in Hungary. 
1 EURO about = 270 Ft Sept 2009 rate/, 
15 EURO fee for tournament registration

Payment

In cash, before the first round, preferable in Ft, 
according to the buying rate of the Western Union  organisation. 
Phone No. of them: 00-(361)-311-1610

There are many famous chessplayers, who reached grandmaster norms in the FIRST SATURDAY tournaments in Budapest from the start 1992 until 2006:LÉKÓ, Péter /HUN/, DAO, Thien Hai /VIE/,  LISS, Eran /ISR/,  BEIM, Valery /ISR/, MEDVEGY, Zoltán /HUN/,   ÁCS, Péter /HUN/,   MIKHALEVSKI, Viktor /ISR/, MIKHALEVSKI, Alexander /ISR/,   SADLER, Matthew /ENG/,   BERKES, Ferenc /HUN/, JAKAB, Attila /HUN/,   RADJABOV, Teimour /AZE/,   GUSEINOV, Gadir /AZE/, McDONALD, Neil /ENG/,  STOCEK, Jiri /CZE/,   MILOV, Vadim /SWZ /, YEMELIN, Aleksei /RUS/,  VARAVIN, Viktor /RUS/, NISIPIANU /ROM/,  GODENA, Michele /ITA/, KEITLINGHAUS, Ludger /GER/, LUGOVOI, Aleksei /RUS/, NGUYEN, Ngoc Truongson /VIE/, BUI, Vinh /VIE/, BÉRCZES, Dávid /HUN/, BOROS,Dénes /HUN/, PROHÁSZKA, Péter /HUN/.