Number of games in database: 129
Years covered: 1969 to 2010
Last FIDE rating: 2386
Highest rating achieved in database: 2425
Overall record: +34 -45 =50 (45.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
L Ogaard vs Kupreichik, 1975 1-0
L Ogaard vs Timman, 1972 1-0
L Ogaard vs Petursson, 1994 1/2-1/2
L Ogaard vs Ulf Andersson, 1972 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Haifa Olympiad (Men) (1976)
European Club Cup (2007)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Forssa/Helsinki zonal tournament 1972 by Chessdreamer
Esbjerg 1978 - Vesterhavsturneringen by Troller
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(born Jan-05-1952, 66 years old) Norway
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|GM Leif Øgaard was awarded the IM title in 1974. He was Norwegian champion in 1974, 1975, 1979, 1985 and 1993. He got his final GM norm in 2007.|
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|1. L Ogaard vs E M Green
|| ||½-½||29||1969||World Junior Ch||E91 King's Indian|
|2. I Bjorneraas vs L Ogaard
|| ||0-1||48||1970||Unknown||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|3. Ribli vs L Ogaard
|| ||1-0||44||1971||Athens (Wch U20)||B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|4. L Ogaard vs E R Lundin
||0-1||23||1971||Oslo (Norway)||C45 Scotch Game|
|5. H Westerinen vs L Ogaard
|| ||1-0||41||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|6. L Ogaard vs W Schmidt
|| ||½-½||30||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||D80 Grunfeld|
|7. O Jakobsen vs L Ogaard
|| ||1-0||58||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||A04 Reti Opening|
|8. I Saren vs L Ogaard
|| ||0-1||40||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||B44 Sicilian|
|9. L Ogaard vs Robatsch
|| ||½-½||40||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||A77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2|
|10. A Hennings vs L Ogaard
|| ||½-½||41||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|11. L Ogaard vs Gheorghiu
|| ||½-½||20||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||A59 Benko Gambit|
|12. L Ogaard vs Ulf Andersson
|| ||½-½||59||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|13. J Thorvaldsson vs L Ogaard
|| ||0-1||40||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||A04 Reti Opening|
|14. L Ogaard vs I Radulov
|| ||½-½||80||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
|15. Hecht vs L Ogaard
|| ||½-½||47||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||B40 Sicilian|
|16. Ribli vs L Ogaard
|| ||½-½||41||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|17. L Ogaard vs Matulovic
|| ||½-½||57||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||A79 Benoni, Classical, 11.f3|
|18. A Matanovic vs L Ogaard
|| ||½-½||49||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|19. L Ogaard vs Timman
||1-0||49||1972||Forssa/Helsinki Zonal||D80 Grunfeld|
|20. L Ogaard vs J Bedros
|| ||1-0||40||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 3||E46 Nimzo-Indian|
|21. L Ogaard vs P Jamieson
|| ||1-0||42||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 3||E95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1|
|22. L Ogaard vs Csom
|| ||0-1||41||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 3||D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|23. Mohamed Abbou vs L Ogaard
|| ||0-1||32||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 3||B44 Sicilian|
|24. L Ogaard vs I Mendivil
|| ||1-0||42||1972||Chess Olympiad Qualifying Group 3||E97 King's Indian|
|25. L Ogaard vs F Strobel
|| ||½-½||20||1972||Chess Olympiad Final-B||A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6|
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|Jan-05-07|| ||BIDMONFA: Leif Ogaard|
|Jan-05-07|| ||Waffles: Happy Birthday!|
|Jan-05-07|| ||Rolfo: Remember him well, the best Norwegian in the pre Agdestein era.|
|Mar-11-07|| ||Appaz: Leif Øgaard has just made his final GM-norm according to http://www.bergensjakk.no/|
|Mar-11-07|| ||egilarne: Congrats to Leif Øgaard!
Now he becomes Norways 9th GM.
(Given the possibilities of today he would have been GM in the 1970-ies.)
|Mar-11-07|| ||egilarne: Leif Øgaards GM title concludes a fantastic weekend for Norwegian chess:
Magnus Carlsens result in Morelia-Linares and Jon Ludvig Hammers GM-norm in Capelle le Grande.|
|Mar-11-07|| ||angslo: I wonder if he is the oldest player ever to acquire gm norm in chess history. This is really great.|
|Mar-11-07|| ||Appaz: But does he not also need to raise his rating above 2500 before getting the GM-title? I don't think he has ever achieved that.|
|Mar-11-07|| ||Interbond: Øgaard has been over 2500, actually I think it was 2510, in 1982 or 1983?|
|Mar-12-07|| ||Interbond: In round 8 in his last tournament. Norwegian Team Telio series,Øgaard played against GM Kjetil A. Lie. Lie played white 1.d4 d5 2.e4 , but refused to Blackmar Diemer gambit at played c6.Lie won a fine game in his typical attacking style, but of course it would have been very interesting to see at BDG at this level!|
|Jan-05-10|| ||waustad: Chess metrics rated him 34th in the world in 1982. Their number was 2664, though their numbers and actual Elo ratings do not always gibe.|
|Jan-05-10|| ||Appaz: <waustad> Even if those numbers are correct or not, it gives an indication as to how good he really was at his peak.|
His bio should mention that he is now a GM.
|Jan-05-13|| ||Kikoman: Happy Birthday GM Leif Ogaard. :D|
|Jan-05-13|| ||Kikoman: <The GM title was finally approved at FIDE's presidential board meeting in Tallinn on 22-24 June 2007.> :D|
|Sep-11-17|| ||epistle: He works at the beach, rescuing drowning swimmers.|
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