Sam Collins wins GM Norm

IM Sam Collins has achieved his first GM norm in the October First Saturday tournament in Budapest. He scored 7/9 (games) against opposition averaging 2400, including 3 GMs and 5 IMs, registered a tournament rating performance of 2614 and won the tournament by a clear 1½ points from his nearest rival.

First Saturday tournaments for aspiring GMs, IMs and FMs happen throughout the year in Budapest - for more details, see their programme for 2009.

Created 2008-10-16 ◦ Last updated 2014-07-23 ◦ Editor MO

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