Hell Chess International round 1 – 3

GM Johan-Sebastian Christiansen – IM Alina L` ami from round 2 Photo: Lars R. Bang

After 3 rounds in Hell Chess International it looks like this at the top of the table:

A:

  1. GM Sebastian Bogner 2.5 out of 3 points
  2. GM Johan-Sebastian Christiansen 2.5 points
  3. GM Edardas Rozentalis 2.5 points
  4. GM Bence Korpa 2.5 points
  5. IM Florian Saczr 2.5 points

The game between IM Alina L`ami and FM Mads Vestby-Ellingsen is still ongoing, Mads can also get 2.5 points if he wins.

B:

  1. Martin K. Andersen TSF 3 out of 3 points
  2. Bjørn Noralf Dybvik 2.5 points
  3. Carl Christian Aarnes 2.5 points

Round 4 starts at 4pm tomorrow. You can see live games here, and results and pairings can be found here.

Hell Chess International 2019 game collection..

Thanks to chess photographer Lars R. Bang for photos from the event.

From Trøndelag, until now, perhaps Tore Kolås from Trondheim Chess Association has been responsible for the greatest achievement when he held GM Sergey Volkov in 90 moves. The Russian won after 91 moves, where the time was decisive.

Monday 05.08.2019

GM Sergey Volkov

22.00: Stories by a Grand Master – Vertigo Bar. Participants must be at least 18 years old. GM Sergey Volkov, former Russian champion and winner of the Chigorin Memorial 3 times, with game review. Free for those playing the main tournament and staying at Scandic Hell or Solsiden. For others, participation costs NOK 200. Registration by email: t76dahl@gmail.com. Limited number of participants.

Tuesday 06.08.2019

Sjakk i Trondheim og Stjørdal

11.00: Hell Blitz International Grand Prix – 9 rounds open blitz tournament

Prize fund at least 60% of the participation fee received. More information.

 

Wednesday 07.08.2019

11.00 – 13.00 The Lewis Chessmen probably originate from Trondheim and are associated with Nidaros Cathedral. Here you will gain insight into the history of the peaces and why this is likely.  Archaeologist and researcher Øystein Ekroll holds the lecture and will show us similarities from the Nidaros Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Court. Chess historian Øystein Brekke from the chess history forum will also contribute.

The lecture starts at 11am, with attendance at «Cafe Two Towers» at the Nidaros Cathedral. Free for participants in Hell Chess International, for others, participation fee is NOK 200. Paid upon registration to Hell Sjakklubb’s account: 4202 19 70489  Or by Vipps to Hell Chess Club (Hell Sjakklubb) with number #517093. Registration by email to t7dahl@gmail.com

It is possible to buy replica of The Lewis Chessmen at Cafe` Two Rooks close to The Nidaros Cathedral.

Wednesday 07.08.2019

22.00:  Chess evening with chess writer and historian Øystein Brekke. Nobody knows Norwegian chess history better, this evening he offers, among others, well-hidden chess gems from Trøndelag. Vertigo Bar. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Free for those playing the main tournament and staying at Scandic Hell or Solsiden. For others, participation costs NOK 200. Registration by email: t76dahl@gmail.com. Limited number of participants.

Saturday 10.08.2019

11.00Hell youth and amateur challenge – 5 rounds tournament for kids born in 2003 and younger. No membership requirements.

  • A: Born 2003 – 2004
  • B: Born 2005 – 2006
  • C: Born 2007 – 2008
  • D: Born 2009 – 2010
  • E: Born 2011 – later
  • F: Born 2002 – before

All participants must play in the age group to which they belong.

All participants receives a prize.

Participant fee 200 kroner.  The fee can be paid to our bank account in Sparebank 1 SMN, Søndre gate 4, Trondheim with IBAN number NO6942021970489 and BIC/SWIFT-code SPTRNO22. When paying domestically, the following account number can be used 42021970489.

Samarbeidspartnere


Torbjørn Dahl – Hell Sjakklubb