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|May-14-14|| ||offramp: <blunderclap: Third!>|
Close, but no cigar.
|May-14-14|| ||Conrad93: What does the Sigeman & Co sell?|
|May-14-14|| ||offramp: They sell fine old vintage Cuban hand-rolled expensive high-class 24 hour mammoth cigars. Same as Dannemann.|
|May-14-14|| ||offramp: They also sell giblets.|
|May-14-14|| ||perfidious: <Third!> shows up first by my reckoning--either the powers that be have eliminated what went before, or......|
|May-14-14|| ||whiteshark: 22nd!
I always wanted to post this.
|May-14-14|| ||waustad: Perhaps I'll be even more interested than usual, since I've been reading mysteries that take place in Malmö. My only personal experience was taking a train through there to København. They always have a mix of Swedish and foreign players. Besides, we get J L Hammer and Nils Grandelius in the same tournament.|
|May-14-14|| ||WannaBe: 30th!!!|
|May-15-14|| ||HSOL: I predict Hammer will win.
<waustad> May I ask what mystery/ies you've read which takes place in Malmö?
|May-15-14|| ||Check It Out: Please, no silliness. This is a serious chess site.|
|May-16-14|| ||Laskerschueler: What is Hammer doing???|
|May-16-14|| ||Kanatahodets: Grandelis should resign; it is disrespect for old Ian: mate in 4 or give up rock for free.|
|May-16-14|| ||Kanatahodets: Hammer is hammered...|
|May-16-14|| ||Kanatahodets: Last!|
|May-16-14|| ||john barleycorn: <Kanatahodets: Hammer is hammered >|
Is Hammer not enjoying "remote coaching" from Carlsen in Norway?
|May-18-14|| ||Everett: If you choose the right people to place on the ignore list, you can be first every time.|
|May-18-14|| ||perfidious: <Everett> Quite true.|
|May-18-14|| ||Everett: I'll take giblet-flavored cigars.|
|May-19-14|| ||Troller: Johan Sigeman is a lawyer. The company's website:
The tournament is in fact long time running now:
|Oct-06-16|| ||diagonal: <The tournament is in fact long time running now>, unfortunately the edition of 2014 turned out to be the last one (and the corresponding tournament homepage is shot down already).|
Sigeman & Co. at Malmö always showed an interesting mix of established players and rising stars, of familiar faces and new ones, the best Scandinavian players faced the very best of the world: Smyslov, Spassky, Korchnoi, Portisch, Timman, Miles, Short, Lautier, Hellers, Andersson, Beliavsky, Gulko, Gelfand, Ivanchuk, Shirov, Sasikiran, Nakamura, So, Caruana, Giri, Leko, Rapport, Judit Polgar, Pia Cramling or prodigy Magnus Carlsen who played in 2004 at Malmö his first tournament as a grandmaster.
I saved some data, stats and anecdotes - an overview of the Malmö Siegeman & Co. invitation tournament series (1993 - 2014):
Which player performed an amazing double winning at Sigeman & Co. in Malmö (<Invitation Tournament>, round robin), as clear first at his first and only entry, and at the traditional Politiken Cup in Copenhagen (<Open>, swiss system, today Xtracon Chess Open, played in Helsingor), as clear first <in the same year within one month>?
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