29th Budapest Spring Festival Print
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Open Chess tournament, 18th-27th March 2013

FM Hujbert Florian won the 29th Budapest Spring Festival Open 


40 participants of 9 countries gathered in the Hotel MEDOSZ Budapest for the traditional Budapest Spring chess event. FM Hujbert Florian (HUN) proved that his first GM norm performed two weeks earlier at First Saturday GM at the same venue did not happen just accidentally or by luck. Again he showed up outstandingly high quality chess. He was the only one left unbeaten.

HUjbert
FM Hujbert, Flórián /HUN/, the winner

Koczo Kristof (HUN) had a great finish and his goal to reach the FIDE-Master title has come closer.

KOczo
Koczo, Kristof /HUN/ - 2nd place

IM Nagy Ervin Dr. (HUN) who is a doctor of psychology in civilian life successfully returned to competitive chess.

Nagy
Dr Nagy, Ervin /HUN/, 3rd place

The best woman player as young as 14, Gal Hanna Krisztina (HUN) lost her good chance for her first WIM norm in the last round.

GAl
Gál, Hanna /HUN/

Final Ranking of Budapest Spring Festival Open 18-27th March 2013 

Rank

Name

Score

Fed.

M/F

Rating

TPR

W-We

PS

BH

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

1

FM Hujbert, Florian

7.0

HUN

M

2429

2440

+0.16

35.0

48.5

1

½

1

½

1

½

1

½

1

2

Koczo, Kristof

7.0

HUN

M

2219

2340

+1.48

32.5

48.5

½

1

0

1

1

1

1

½

1

3

IM Nagy, Ervin

6.5

HUN

M

2256

2351

+1.25

35.0

49.5

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

½

0

4

FM Kubacsny, Laszlo

6.5

HUN

M

2256

2269

+0.31

33.0

47.0

1

1

½

1

0

½

½

1

1

5

IM Szalanczy, Emil

6.5

HUN

M

2237

2268

+0.49

31.5

47.0

1

1

½

0

1

0

1

1

1

6

Piroska, Istvan

6.0

HUN

M

2082

2218

+1.75

31.0

46.0

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

0

7

FM Keschitz, Gyorgy

5.5

HUN

M

2223

2256

+0.50

32.5

51.5

1

1

½

½

1

0

1

½

0

8

Farkas, Richard

5.5

HUN

M

2121

2237

+1.49

30.5

49.0

1

1

½

½

0

1

½

½

½

9

Juracsik, Jozsef

5.5

HUN

M

2136

2169

+0.64

29.5

43.5

1

1

0

1

½

½

0

½

1

10

IM Horvath, David

5.0

HUN

M

2389

2281

-0.95

33.5

49.0

1

1

½

1

1

½

0

0

-

11

FM Brustkern, J.

5.0

GER

M

2237

2147

-0.90

29.0

47.0

1

0

1

1

½

1

0

0

½

12

Gal, Hanna Krisztina

5.0

HUN

F

2057

2163

+1.25

27.5

46.5

1

1

½

0

0

½

1

1

0

13

Bodrogi, Mihaly

5.0

HUN

M

2076

2052

-0.18

23.0

39.5

1

0

0

1

½

½

½

½

1

14

Cross, Ted

5.0

USA

M

2041

1993

-0.47

21.0

34.5

1

0

½

0

0

1

½

1

1

15

FM Bach, Matthias

4.5

GER

M

2263

2150

-1.23

29.0

46.5

1

1

1

½

0

0

0

1

0

16

Lim, Kian Hwa

4.5

MAS

M

1839

2103

+2.79

25.0

45.5

½

1

½

0

1

0

1

½

0

17

Zentai, Peter

4.5

HUN

M

2269

2079

-2.15

25.0

43.5

1

0

½

½

1

1

0

0

½

18

Borda, Lajos

4.5

HUN

M

2135

2001

-1.35

22.5

38.5

1

0

1

0

0

½

1

½

½

19

Opl, Klaus

4.5

AUT

M

2010

1923

-0.99

18.5

37.0

0

½

1

0

0

1

½

½

1

20

Pogats, Jozsef Jr.

4.5

HUN

M

1781

1914

+1.52

16.5

33.0

0

0

½

½

1

0

1

½

1

21

Juhasz, Armin

4.0

HUN

M

2192

2044

-1.07

24.0

43.0

1

½

½

0

1

-

½

½

-

22

Marjanovics, Gyorgy

4.0

HUN

M

2116

2022

-0.86

22.0

39.5

1

0

½

1

0

0

½

1

-

23

Varga, Attila

4.0

HUN

M

1758

1991

+2.41

21.5

41.5

½

0

½

1

1

0

½

½

0

24

FM Letay, Gyula

4.0

HUN

M

1967

1922

-0.59

20.0

37.0

0

½

½

1

0

1

½

½

0

25

Simon, Lili

4.0

HUN

F

1876

1942

+0.57

19.5

38.0

0

0

½

1

1

½

1

0

-

26

Kun, Joan

4.0

GER

M

1859

1920

+0.70

19.5

38.0

0

1

½

0

1

½

0

0

1

27

Domanski, Lukasz

4.0

POL

M

1594

1887

+2.92

19.5

40.0

0

1

1

0

0

0

1

½

½

28

Horvath, Jeno K.

4.0

HUN

M

2029

1836

-2.21

18.0

38.0

0

½

½

½

½

½

½

½

½

29

WCM Marjanovics, Annamaria

3.5

HUN

F

1921

2037

+0.94

20.5

39.0

0

1

0

1

½

1

0

0

-

30

Grimm, Gyorgy

3.5

HUN

M

2066

1880

-1.92

20.0

36.5

½

0

1

½

½

½

0

½

-

31

Csati, Oliver

3.5

HUN

M

1972

1961

-0.23

18.5

39.0

0

1

0

1

½

0

0

1

-

32

Polyanszky-Tamasi, Zoltan

3.5

HUN

M

1811

1848

+0.34

16.5

35.5

0

0

1

½

0

1

½

½

0

33

Schatzer, Andras

3.5

HUN

M

1782

1868

+0.86

16.5

34.5

0

½

0

1

½

½

½

0

½

34

Wiman, Kenneth

3.5

SWE

M

1918

1659

-2.71

12.0

31.0

0

0

½

½

½

0

0

1

+

35

Marcu, Simon

3.0

SVK

M

1910

1871

-0.53

17.0

40.0

0

1

0

0

1

1

0

0

-

36

Allahverdi, Maryam

2.5

IRI

F

1807

1777

-0.47

12.5

33.5

0

½

½

0

½

0

½

½

0

37

Dlauchy, Peter

2.5

HUN

M

1832

1711

-1.50

10.5

33.5

0

½

0

0

1

0

0

½

½

38

Kutschker, Alexander

2.0

AUT

M

1778

1773

-0.06

12.0

33.5

0

1

0

0

0

1

-

-

-

39

Mihaly, Zoltan

2.0

HUN

M

1803

1531

-2.12

7.0

29.5

0

0

½

0

0

-

½

+

0

40

Czipp, Janos

2.0

HUN

M

1426

1454

+0.12

4.0

28.5

0

0

0

0

0

0

+

0

1



The event run through in a friendly spirit with all foreigners satisfied with the playing conditions. The player from the most far away was Lim, Kian Hwa from Malaysia.


Lim
Lim, Kian Hwa (Malaysia)

Another bright spot of the tournament was an Asian woman player Allahverdi Maryam from Iran.

Alahverdi
Allahverdi, Maryam /IRI/

They were tough opponents for everyone showing that difference in level of chess is fading away between the two continents.

The next events organized in the large and bright Conference Hall of the Hotel MEDOSZ are the continuing First Saturday series scheduled to 6-17th April.

These events are introduced by a 9 rounds Swiss 15 minutes each FIDE-Rated Rapid Chess event on the 5th of April.

More info and all the games are available at www.firstsaturday.hu
Contact: Nagy Laszlo IO, Tournament Director
Written by: IM Miklos Orso, International Arbiter

 
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