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Bjarke Barth Sahl
Number of games in database: 165
Years covered: 1981 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2363 (2307 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2420

Overall record: +56 -56 =53 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B33 B90 B32 B40 B97
 French Defense (8) 
    C15 C02 C17 C16 C05
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 A50 E10
 French Winawer (5) 
    C15 C17 C16
 Sicilian Najdorf (5) 
    B90 B97
 Nimzo Indian (4) 
    E42 E45 E21
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (13) 
    B90 B25 B33 B23 B21
 Slav (10) 
    D16 D15 D10
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E32 E59 E30
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 E00 E10 A46
 Pirc (5) 
    B08 B09 B07
 Sicilian Najdorf (5) 
    B90 B93
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Barth Sahl vs E Parr, 2001 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Norwegian Championship (2006)
   Norwegian Championship (2004)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   Danish Championship (2007)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   21st European Club Cup (2005)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2017)

   B Barth Sahl vs M Burrows (Jan-30-17) 0-1
   E Paehtz vs B Barth Sahl (Jan-29-17) 1-0
   B Barth Sahl vs M Santos Ruiz (Jan-28-17) 1/2-1/2
   B Bellahcene vs B Barth Sahl (Jan-27-17) 1/2-1/2
   B Barth Sahl vs R Dasaolu (Jan-26-17) 1-0

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(born Apr-09-1956, 60 years old) Denmark (federation/nationality Norway)

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Bjarke Barth Sahl was born Bjarke Kristensen on the 9th of April 1956 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an IM. He finished 1st= in the Danish Championship of 1981 but lost the play-off.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 165  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. B Barth Sahl vs E Mortensen  ½-½39 1981 DEN-ch playoffA53 Old Indian
2. P E Nielsen vs B Barth Sahl  0-131 1981 DEN-chA00 Uncommon Opening
3. B Barth Sahl vs J Hvenekilde  1-043 1981 DEN-chC25 Vienna
4. E Mortensen vs B Barth Sahl  ½-½57 1981 DEN-ch playoffB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
5. B Barth Sahl vs B Brinck-Claussen  ½-½25 1981 DEN-chA15 English
6. M Reinert vs B Barth Sahl  0-139 1981 DEN-chB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
7. B Barth Sahl vs E Mortensen  ½-½42 1981 DEN-ch playoffB25 Sicilian, Closed
8. B Jacobsen vs B Barth Sahl  0-162 1981 DEN-chA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
9. B Barth Sahl vs C Hansen  1-041 1981 DEN-chB23 Sicilian, Closed
10. E Mortensen vs B Barth Sahl  1-033 1981 DEN-ch playoffB08 Pirc, Classical
11. B Barth Sahl vs N J Fries-Nielsen 0-116 1981 DEN-chB01 Scandinavian
12. J O Fries Nielsen vs B Barth Sahl  ½-½41 1981 DEN-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. B Barth Sahl vs L Kristensen  1-035 1981 DEN-chA36 English
14. B Barth Sahl vs P B Knudsen  1-027 1981 DEN-chB01 Scandinavian
15. E Mortensen vs B Barth Sahl  ½-½39 1981 DEN-chB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
16. L Spassov vs B Barth Sahl  0-155 1981 Politiken CupD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. Jasnikowski vs B Barth Sahl  1-038 1981 Politiken CupB08 Pirc, Classical
18. P Velikov vs B Barth Sahl 1-042 1981 Politiken CupD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. B Barth Sahl vs U Jahr  1-044 1981 Politiken CupA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
20. B Barth Sahl vs B Sorensen  0-140 1981 Politiken CupC17 French, Winawer, Advance
21. B Barth Sahl vs J O Pedersen  ½-½59 1981 Politiken CupA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
22. B Barth Sahl vs Allan Jensen  1-050 1981 Politiken CupA14 English
23. S From vs B Barth Sahl  0-124 1981 Politiken CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. B Barth Sahl vs M Welin  0-150 1981 Politiken CupD94 Grunfeld
25. J Pokojowczyk vs B Barth Sahl  1-053 1981 It bB06 Robatsch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-06-08  Eastfrisian: It seems, that he became in 1998 Chief (General Secretary) of the Norwegian Chess Federation (see here:

In the current FIDE-Rankling-List you can't find a Bjarke Kristensen, but a Bjarke Sahl (Norway), who is alo born in 1956. Did Kristensen change his name?

Feb-05-08  Troller: Yes, he has adopted the name of his wife I think. His name is Bjarke Sahl now, and he represents Norway.
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  whiteshark: "Bjarke Kristensen is playing under the name Bjarke Barth Sahl but that nationality and name change is not yet reflected in the new FIDE rating list." (TWiC, 4th July 2005)

Games from this 2005 transitional period Bjarke Kristensen

Feb-05-14  Poisonpawns: "Bjarke" on ICC
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