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Ivar Bern
Number of games in database: 65
Years covered: 1987 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2315
Highest rating achieved in database: 2380

Overall record: +17 -20 =28 (47.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A45 A41 A46
 King's Indian (4) 
    E99 E94 E61
With the Black pieces:
 Dutch Defense (8) 
    A90 A81 A84
 Sicilian (7) 
    B33 B32 B31 B30
 Robatsch (5) 
 French Defense (4) 
    C01 C15 C17 C02
 Reti System (4) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Bern vs J van Oosterom, 2006 1-0
   I Bern vs L Danek, 2002 1-0
   I Bern vs M Lecroq, 2002 1-0
   I Bern vs W Stern, 2002 1/2-1/2

   I Bern vs M Ragger (Mar-03-17) 0-1

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(born Jan-20-1967, 50 years old) Norway

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Correspondence GM (1991) and International Master. Winner of the 17th World Correspondence Chess Championship (2002-2005). He scored 10.5 points out of 16 along with Wolfgang Rohde of Germany and Joachim Neumann of Germany, but Bern had the better tiebreaks.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 65  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. D Norwood vs I Bern ½-½59 1987 Ch Europe (juniors)A04 Reti Opening
2. Serper vs I Bern  1-073 1987 Wch U20B32 Sicilian
3. N Davies vs I Bern  1-048 1988 10th Politiken CupA90 Dutch
4. Plachetka vs I Bern  0-151 1988 Copenhagen opA81 Dutch
5. E Fernandez Aguado vs I Bern  1-044 1989 EU-chT (Men)B32 Sicilian
6. M S Lupu vs I Bern  1-064 1989 EU-chT (Men)A04 Reti Opening
7. E Raaste vs I Bern  ½-½84 1989 EU-chT (Men)B06 Robatsch
8. K Bischoff vs I Bern  1-040 1989 EU-chT (Men)A25 English
9. I Bern vs J Horvath  0-133 1989 EU-chT (Men)A30 English, Symmetrical
10. I Bern vs G Makropoulos  1-042 1989 EU-chT (Men)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
11. I Bern vs Smirin  0-146 1990 Peer GyntA56 Benoni Defense
12. Chekhov vs I Bern  1-040 1990 Gausdal IntA84 Dutch
13. N Davies vs I Bern 1-021 1990 Gausdal (Norway)A04 Reti Opening
14. I Stohl vs I Bern  ½-½15 1991 Gausdal Arnold CupA90 Dutch
15. A J Whiteley vs I Bern  0-131 1991 Stavanger opA80 Dutch
16. I Bern vs T Ernst  0-147 1991 Gausdal (Norway)C25 Vienna
17. Jansa vs I Bern  ½-½51 1991 Gausdal Troll MastersB06 Robatsch
18. I Bern vs Svidler  ½-½33 1991 Gausdal UNOROD85 Grunfeld
19. Bagirov vs I Bern  ½-½57 1991 04, Gausdal Arnold CupA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
20. I Bern vs E Fossan  1-028 1992 NM, EliteA07 King's Indian Attack
21. I Bern vs T Runting  ½-½31 1992 Australia v Norway corr matchB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
22. I Bern vs Blatny  ½-½66 1992 Chess OlympiadA06 Reti Opening
23. I Bern vs Joel Benjamin  ½-½38 1992 Chess OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
24. Jansa vs I Bern  1-057 1993 Gausdal ACB30 Sicilian
25. Razuvaev vs I Bern  ½-½54 1993 Gausdal IntA90 Dutch
 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 65  PGN Download
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Premium Chessgames Member
  Appaz: Congratulations to the 17th World Champion in correspondence chess!
Oct-16-07  Interbond: A just finished game with comments from the 15th ICCF Olympiad between two Wordl Champions Bern-Oosterom
Nov-23-10  rapidcitychess: <Fritz is no match for Bern and Fritz!>

---Ivan(?) Bern

I think this guy's first name is Ivan, if I remember correctly from Chess Life.

Any one able to confirm?

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <rcc> or else http://just@#$ :D
Nov-23-10  rogge: I remember <Ivar> from the old days. My school team played against his school team. Obviously we won the match..
Dec-24-13  Bowen Island: Maybe Chess Life misspelled his name; on the "Win with the Stonewall Dutch" book which he co-authored he spells his first name Ivar.
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Bern's forename, in my experience, has always been spelt as given in the profile here.
Dec-24-13  rogge: I told you 3 years ago, it's Ivar.
Oct-26-14  ljfyffe: I've a burn, you say?
Nov-23-14  ljfyffe: Ivar Bern placed second in the 1994 - 2001 ICCF
World Cup VII Final.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Ivar Bern. For some reason, you were left off the Birthday List.
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