From left: Eduardas Rozentalis, Maxim Turov, Johan-Sebastian Christiansen, Bence Korpa, Sergey Volkov, Sebastian Bogner, Bjørn Robert Løvoll Unhjem, Tore Kolås and IA Erling Skjelstad.
Finally, there was no doubt who was the tournament’s strongest player, Bence Korpa of Hungary won by a point margin! Sergey Volkov from Russia finished with 3 straight wins and secured second place. Best Norwegian player was Johan-Sebastian Christiansen in 3rd place with the best quality of a total of 6 players with the same score. Nevertheless, the highlight of the tournament was the IM norm of Mads Vestby-Ellingsen. Here you will find all the results. The top games from the final round will soon be added to the tournament pgn-file.
In Group B, Carl Christian Aarnes won with 8 points and better quality than Jan Thomas Nordgreen who got the same number of points. Bjørn Noralf Dybvik came in 3rd place with 7 points.
Jan Thomas Nordgreen and Bjørn Robert Løvoll Unhjem were the players who brought home the most rating points from the tournament.
Thank you to sponsors, supporters, arbiters, players and others who contributed to the tournament. We at Hell Chess Club hope that the players had a great tournament and that we will see you again next year.