In Round 6, the two Swedes on top of group 50+ Open – Conny Holst and Lars Blomquist – drew their game, allowing GM Simen Agdestein (NOR) to join them on the top of the table with 5p from 6
In Blitz tournament 3 on Thursday, FM Hans W Ackerman (GER) won his second tournament in a row, and is now only 1 point behind IM Leon Lederman (ISR) who ended third on Thursday, with one tournament out of four
All photos: Morthen Auke See more pictures from the championship here.
After round 5, the only player remaining with a perfect score is WIM Birgitte Burchardt (GER) in the 50+ Women section. She plays surprise runner-up WFM Sylvia Johnsen (NOR) in round 6 today. Sylvia is half a point behind and
Tickets for return journey to Gardermoen airport on departure day may be picked up at the Tournament office (“Sekretariat”) opposit the Analysis room on the 1st floor (2.nd floor in Norwegian code). The tickets are available from noon Saturday August
All photos: Morthen Auke See more pictures here.
In the 50+ Open Group, GM Simen Agdestein (NOR) won his 4th straight game, and the field of close-up chasers was dramatically reduced to two fellow Scandinavians from Sweden on 3,5p, one of whom – Conny Holst – Simen plays
On Monday night in the Toppenhaug meetingroom at Scandic Ambassadeour hotel, some 30 persons attended the picture show/presentation assembled by Øystein Brekke, the multi-involved Norwegian chess personality. The theme for the night was “Norwegian Chess – more than Magnus Carlsen”,
This mornings Blitz tournament Tuesday 7/8 was the 2nd out of 4. Hans W Ackerman (GER) emerged victorious on the day, and is now second, behind leading Leon Lederman (ISR), who finished second today. Full table: Rank Title Given name
A third victory in a row was enough for top seeded GM Simen Agdestein (NOR) to claim sole leadership in 50+, being chased by 2 Englishmen, 2 Swedes, a Dane and another Norwegian, all of whom half a point adrift.