2015

IM Bagi tops First Saturday GM November 2015

UntitledThe traditional First Saturday International Chess Festival was organized by IO Laszlo Nagy from November 7 through November 17, 2015, in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary.

The highlight of the event was a 10-player single round-robin GM tournament, with an average Elo rating of 2413.

IM Mate Bagi from Hungary and Spaniard GM Salvador Del Rio De Angelis tied for the first place with 6.5/9 points and left the nearest follower, IM Andrea Stella from Italy, a full point behind.

The 15-year-old Bulgarian talent Martin Petrov scored 5 points to fulfill an IM norm.

A parallel IM Tournament was organized according to the same 10-player round-robin format. IM Minh To Nhat from Hungary and IM Dimitar Marholev from Bulgaria shared the first place at 6.5 points.

Official website

First Saturday GM final standings:

1 IM Bagi Mate HUN 6.5
2 GM Del Rio De Angelis Salvador G ESP 6.5
3 IM Stella Andrea ITA 5.5
4 Petrov Martin BUL 5
5 Sturt Raven M USA 4.5
6 GM Gasanov Eldar UKR 4
7 WGM Kalinina Olga UKR 4
8 Havasi Gergo HUN 3.5
9 GM Seres Lajos HUN 3
10 Reznak Attila HUN 2.5

First Saturday IM final standings:

1 IM To Nhat Minh HUN 2291 6
2 IM Marholev Dimitar BUL 2291 6
3 Gantsooj Ganzorig MGL 2208 5.5
4 FM Lokander Martin SWE 2358 5.5
5 WIM Havanecz Bianka HUN 2265 5.5
6 Prilleltensky Matan USA 2165 5
7 FM De Silva Nirosh USA 2217 3.5
8 IM Szalanczy Emil HUN 2276 3
9 FM Lyell Mark ENG 2298 3
10 Tengis Boldbaatar MGL 2155 2

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