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🏆 Arctic Chess Challenge (2007)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Magnus Carlsen, Vugar Gashimov, Alexander Moiseenko, Jon Ludvig Hammer, Mikhail Gurevich, Vladimir Viktorovich Epishin, Bartosz Socko, Bartlomiej Macieja, Nick de Firmian, Simen Agdestein, Victor Markovich Mikhalevski, Vladimir Burmakin, Michail Brodsky, Kjetil A Lie, Antoaneta Stefanova, Srinath Narayanan, Edward Porper, David S Markosian, Espen Lie, Benjamin Arvola Notkevich, Diego Suarez Pousa, Gediminas Sarakauskas, Nicolai Getz, Joanna Dworakowska, Venkatachalam Saravanan, Heikki Westerinen, Joachim Thomassen, Erlend Mikalsen, Ornulf A Stubberud, Lukasz Dworakowski, Espen Forsaa, Karsten Larsen, Katarzyna Toma, Johannes Luangtep Kvisla, Peter Flermoen, Alexander Kulago, Pal Nikolaj Royset, Jon Kristian Royset, Even Thingstad, Hans Olav Lahlum, Anders Gjerdrum Hagen, Gunnar Berg Hanssen, Torben Soraas, Lars Andreassen, Trond Romsdal, Zivile Sarakauskiene, Sondre Waage Tofte, Tobias Pettersson, Fredrik Aunan Lindsoe, Frode Bull Jaeger, Matts Unander, Espen Haugstad, Leif Andreassen, Oyvind Pedersen, Simon Pind Jessen, Brede Hagen, Henrik Carlsen, Anders Thingstad, Sigmund Reppen, Sverre Johan Karlsen, Svein Harald Johnsen, Aksel Brasoy, Oystein Aagedal Skage, Jon Fredrik Baekhol Asvang, Ingar Edvardsen, Frank Remman, Rune Vik-Hansen, Line Jin Jorgensen, Paul Johan Jensen, Cristina Filgueira Fernandez, Daniel Adolfsson, Robert Bergersen, Alf Goran Jakobsen, Maria Pitz Jacobsen, Elise Forsa, Ida Lahlum, Odd Kjetil Selnes, Leif Norholm Jensen, Eirik Norbakken, Runar Torkilseng, Gjoran Jakobsen, Erik Degerstedt, Frank Eggerud, Oivind Jakobsen, Tore Narvoy, Johnny Karl Pedersen, Anders Nordli Samuelsen, Ingrid Oen Carlsen, Cecylia Goslawska, Vegard Stensen, Tormod Thingstad, Frank Prohl, Paul Ivar Johansen, Roald Storslett, Rune Madsen, Malin Floer, Roy Brokvam, Kjell Johannessen, Bartosz Goslawski

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 399  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Storslett vs O Jakobsen  0-1552007Arctic Chess ChallengeA46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. T Pettersson vs K Toma  1-0412007Arctic Chess ChallengeA15 English
3. Carlsen vs H Carlsen 1-0372007Arctic Chess ChallengeD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. E Lie vs O A Stubberud  ½-½462007Arctic Chess ChallengeA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Srinath Narayanan vs A Stefanova  0-1392007Arctic Chess ChallengeC53 Giuoco Piano
6. V Saravanan vs L Andreassen  1-0562007Arctic Chess ChallengeA14 English
7. J Dworakowska vs O Pedersen  1-0372007Arctic Chess ChallengeA58 Benko Gambit
8. T Soraas vs Sarakauskas  ½-½312007Arctic Chess ChallengeC55 Two Knights Defense
9. S Jessen vs Karsten Larsen  0-1352007Arctic Chess ChallengeE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
10. G B Hanssen vs V M Mikhalevski  0-1322007Arctic Chess ChallengeD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
11. D Suarez Pousa vs J L Hammer  0-1242007Arctic Chess ChallengeB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
12. V Burmakin vs B Socko  ½-½342007Arctic Chess ChallengeA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. L N Jensen vs M Floer 1-0142007Arctic Chess ChallengeA03 Bird's Opening
14. F Eggerud vs P Johansen  1-0332007Arctic Chess ChallengeB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
15. B Goslawski vs E Norbakken  ½-½372007Arctic Chess ChallengeC00 French Defense
16. M Gurevich vs K Lie 0-1382007Arctic Chess ChallengeA65 Benoni, 6.e4
17. Macieja vs A Moiseenko 0-1552007Arctic Chess ChallengeB30 Sicilian
18. V Gashimov vs S Agdestein  ½-½642007Arctic Chess ChallengeC60 Ruy Lopez
19. F Jaeger vs M Brodsky ½-½422007Arctic Chess ChallengeE36 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
20. Epishin vs J Thomassen  1-0242007Arctic Chess ChallengeD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. B Hagen vs P N Royset  1-0512007Arctic Chess ChallengeB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
22. E Forsaa vs P Flermoen  ½-½592007Arctic Chess ChallengeC07 French, Tarrasch
23. A Kulago vs D Markosian  ½-½212007Arctic Chess ChallengeE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
24. O Jakobsen vs D Adolfsson  0-1252007Arctic Chess ChallengeA15 English
25. M Unander vs L N Jensen  1-0312007Arctic Chess ChallengeB30 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-13-07  Karpova: Congratulations to Moiseenko for winning with 7.5 points! Magnus, Gashimov and Lie follow with 7 points.

<Tabanus>, did you enjoy the tournament?

Aug-13-07  dabearsrock1010: magnus has to lose some rating points after this.
Aug-13-07  EeEk: He lost 0,2 rating points.
Aug-13-07  percyblakeney: Ratings are not to be too trusted here, for example Gunnar Berg Hanssen is 2242 but given as 2481 in all but one of his games. Karsten Larsen is given as 2580 except in the first round, where his actual 2325 rating is given. deFirmian isn't 2637 but 2540, and so on.
Aug-13-07  pawnofdoom: Those ratings in the viewable games are not their current ratings, but their highest achieved ratings, I think
Aug-13-07  percyblakeney: <Those ratings in the viewable games are not their current ratings, but their highest achieved ratings, I think>

It seems to be that way in some cases. That is strange in itself since what matters is the rating now, and sometimes the numbers are hard to comprehend, as in A Stefanova vs G Berg Hanssen, 2007

Stefanova (current rating 2481, higest rating 2560), is given as 2520, and Hanssen (current rating 2242, highest rating 2489), is given as 2481...

Aug-13-07  laskereshevsky: not the life's best tournament x the GM Nick DeFirmian....
Aug-14-07  nhat8121: he loses rating points by winning 4 games and tied 3?
Aug-14-07  Karpova: <nhat8121>
whom are you talking about - Carlsen?
Carlsen won 5 games and drew 4 (not all games are in the database) http://www.arcticchess.org/engindex...
Aug-14-07  lazerus: Why is this tourney called the artic chess challenge?
Aug-14-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Calli: Well, its being held here: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Troms...

What else could you call it? ;->

Aug-14-07  lazerus: Thanks for the link Calli, cleared up any room for confusion
Aug-16-07  nhat8121: So, Carlsen loses points in this tourney?
Aug-17-07  contra: "Attic chess challenge" would have been better in my opinion.
Aug-19-07  EeEk: Magnus lost 0,2 points.
Aug-19-07  pawnofdoom: Has anyone seen Moiseenko's games? He got white int he first 3, then black 4 times in a row for the next games, and ended the tournament with 2 whites. Weird
Aug-19-07  nescio: <pawnofdoom> In fact Moiseenko had a remarkable normal schedule: White in rounds 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9, Black in rounds 2, 4, 6, and 8.
Aug-20-07  pawnofdoom: Oops, i read off the crosstable games, and assumed they were in the order of the rounds, and in the order Moiseenko's games were displayed, they did show him with so many consecutive colors, but <nescio> is right
Dec-17-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: I am surprised that the Scandinavian Defence was not played in a tournament named after the Arctic!
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