May 26, 2010
The FIRST SATURDAY tournaments began in 1991 in Budapest, Hungary. Since then every month, except in January, Nagy Laszlo organizes GM-IM-FM closed tournaments, starting on the first Saturday of the month and lasting nine to thirteen days. Each tournament gives to the players the possibility to reach the GM-IM-norms and ELO ratings.
The players who have reached GM-norms in the events are: Leko, Peter (HUN); Dao, Thien Hai (VIE); Liss, Eran (ISR); Beim, Valeri (AUT); Medvegy, Zoltan (HUN); Horvath, CS and Peter (HUN); Mikhalevski, Alexander (ISR); Mikhalevski, Viktor (ISR); SADLER, Matthew (ENG); Berkes, Ferenc (HUN); Jakab, Attila (HUN); Radjabov, Teimur (AZE); McDonald, Neil (ENG); Stocek, Jiri (CZE); Milov, Vadim (SUI); Yemilin, Alexei (RUS); Varavin, Viktor (RUS); Nisipianu, Dieter (ROM); Keitlinghaus, Ludger (GER) and Lugovoi, Alexei (RUS).