Quality Chess Best Game Prize to Tiger
By: jllUpdated: 26-07-2009 17:59Best Game Prize by Quality Chess goes to Tiger Hillarp-Persson for his win in the 6th round against Alexey Dreev.
Updated: 26-07-2009 17:45Download games from the semifinal and final here : Blitz games in pgn format
Peter Heine Nielsen Nordic Champion 2009
Updated: 26-07-2009 16:23
Final standings in The Nordic Chess Championship 2009
1. GM Peter Heine Nielsen, Denmark, 8 points.
GM Negi won Politiken Cup 2009
Updated: 26-07-2009 16:17
GM Parimarjan Negi, India, won Politiken Cup 2009 on tiebreak. Negi scorede 8½ points. GM Boris Avrukh, Israel, won second prize, also with 8½ points. GM Vladimir Malakhov was third with 8 points.
See You next year at Lo-skolen in Elsinore
Updated: 26-07-2009 12:10
Politiken Cup is played next year from Saturday 31st of July to Sunday 8th of August. As usual the tournament will be played at the Lo-skolen in Elsinore. We look forward to seeing you again.
A Dutchman and a Swede won Group B
Updated: 25-07-2009 21:09
Group B was won by Frans Smits, De Baronie from Holland, and Stefan Myrenfors, Helsingborg Schachsällskap from Sweden. Both scored 6½ in seven games.
Nordic Championship - standings
Updated: 25-07-2009 20:49
The defending champion Nordic Champion Emanuel Berg leads The Nordic Chesschampionship before the last round:
1. GM Emanuel Berg (S) 7 ½. 2-5. GM Peter Heine Nielsen (Denmark), GM Sune Berg Hansen (DK), GM Evgeny Agrest (S), and Tiger Hillarp-Persson (S) 7 6-12. GM Jonny Hector (S), GM Jon Ludvig Hammer (N), Joachim Thomassen (N), IM Esben Lund (DK), Benjamin Arvola (N), GM Lars Schandorff (DK) and GM Yrjö Rantanen (Finland) 6 ½.
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Three norm chances
Updated: 25-07-2009 20:24Three players have norm chances in 10th and final round:
SP: Sethuraman need a draw against Peter Heine Nielsen for a GM norm (ten games)
Joachim Thomassen need a win over GM Lars Schandorff for an IM norm (ten games)
Benjamin Arvola must have a draw against GM Alexey Dreev for an IM norm (ten games)
Grandmaster-tournament in Borup
Updated: 25-07-2009 18:38
On 4 to 13 September, there are an open grandmaster-tournament in Borup (45 minutes from Copenhagen by train) , where the local chessclub Skovbo organizes the fourth edition of XtraCon Cup. Seven GM are enrolled in the field where the last enrollment is 21 August. More information at www.skovboskakklub.dk
All GM kan apply for a starting fee.
GM Emanuel Berg winner of Copenhagen Blitz 2009
By: jllUpdated: 25-07-2009 13:29
Copenhagen Blitz 2009
Semifinalgroup I: 1) Dreev 5½. 2) E. Berg 5) 3) Bulski 4½. 4-5) Tazbir og Skytte 4. 6) M. Rølvåg 3. 7) Aabling-Thomsen 2. 8) Petri Petersen 0.
Final Berg - Dreev 2-1
3rd place: Jepson - Hammer 2-1