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Aage Vestol
  
Number of games in database: 65
Years covered: 1947 to 1958

Overall record: +19 -25 =21 (45.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (10) 
    B72 B45 B90 B58 B59
 Reti System (9) 
    A04 A06
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C86 C71 C61 C91 C84
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (5) 
    C86 C91 C84
With the Black pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E24 E46 E33 E41 E28
 Sicilian (9) 
    B93 B92 B99 B90
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B93 B92 B99 B90
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   A Zografakis vs A Vestol, 1950 0-1


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AAGE VESTOL
(born Dec-23-1922, died Mar-30-2008, 85 years old) Norway

[what is this?]
Åge Vestøl was born in Arendal. He was Norwegian champion in 1949, and played in five olympiads: http://www.olimpbase.org/players/sc....

Wikipedia article: Aage Vest%C3%B8l


 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 65  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E E Book vs A Vestol  1-0321947HelsinkiE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. H Steiner vs A Vestol  1-0241950Dubrovnik olmE28 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation
3. A Vestol vs A Dunkelblum  ½-½321950Dubrovnik olmB12 Caro-Kann Defense
4. R Flores Alvarez vs A Vestol  1-0571950Dubrovnik olmE16 Queen's Indian
5. A Beni vs A Vestol  1-0571950Dubrovnik olmE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
6. H Enevoldsen vs A Vestol 1-0321950Dubrovnik olmE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
7. J Sumar vs A Vestol  1-0371950Dubrovnik olmE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
8. A Vestol vs Julio Bolbochan  ½-½511950Dubrovnik olmC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
9. A Vestol vs Rossolimo 0-1401950Dubrovnik olmC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. V Nestler vs A Vestol  0-1551950Dubrovnik olmA46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. A Vestol vs L Schmid  0-1451950Dubrovnik olmB40 Sicilian
12. A Zografakis vs A Vestol 0-1531950Dubrovnik olmE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
13. A Vestol vs T van Scheltinga  0-1521950Dubrovnik olmB12 Caro-Kann Defense
14. K S Ojanen vs A Vestol  ½-½511950Dubrovnik olmE41 Nimzo-Indian
15. A Vestol vs A Bergqvist  1-0301950Dubrovnik olmB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
16. E German vs A Vestol  ½-½411952HelsinkiB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
17. A Vestol vs Szabo  0-1461952HelsinkiA04 Reti Opening
18. A Vestol vs Gligoric  0-1441952Helsinki ol (Men)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
19. Stahlberg vs A Vestol  1-0471952Helsinki ol (Men)A04 Reti Opening
20. A Vestol vs B Koch  0-1351952Helsinki ol (Men)A04 Reti Opening
21. G Porreca vs A Vestol  ½-½541952Helsinki ol (Men)D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. E German vs A Vestol  1-0371952Helsinki ol (Men)D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. A Vestol vs Grob  ½-½781952Helsinki ol (Men)B58 Sicilian
24. A Vestol vs E Gilfer  ½-½521952Helsinki ol (Men)C71 Ruy Lopez
25. G Gaitanaros vs A Vestol  1-0301952Helsinki ol (Men)A06 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 65  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-23-07  melianis: Åge Vestøl, if U wanna B exact.
Dec-23-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: player of the day
Didn't find any additional information :(
Dec-23-07  Resignation Trap: Vestol represented Norway in all five Olympiads from 1950-1958 (72 games total), either on board one or board two.
Jun-13-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aage_V...

Åge Vestøl born 1922 was Norwegian champion 1949. He passed away 30 March 2008.

<Aage Vestøl 1922-2008>

<Aage Vestøl, ett av Norges største sjakktalenter gjennom tidene, døde sist søndag, 85 år gammel. Han var medlem av Oslo Schakselskap fra 1934 eller 35 til sin bortgang, men deltok ikke i turneringssjakk etter NM i 1964.

Som første norske sjakkspiller gjorde Aage Vestøl furore som svært ung. Han vant nest øverste klasse som 15-åring i NM i Grimstad i 1938 og det samme som 16-åring i Nordisk turnering i 1939. Krigen kom i veien for en mulig utvikling til virkelig internasjonalt nivå. I perioden fra 1945 til 59 var Vestøl vår ledende spiller nest etter Olaf Barda. Han var Norgesmester i 1949, hadde flere høye plasseringer i Nordisk turnering og fem sjakkolympiader på rad fra 1950 til 58 på første- og annetbord. Ved sistnevnte anledning var han en hårsbredd fra å bli utnevnt til IM og spilte bl.a. remis mot Reshevsky. I Amsterdam i 1954 slo Vestøl både Bent Larsen og verdensstjernen Gligoric.

Undertegnede hadde gleden av å stifte bekjentskap med en fargerik og original sjakkmester da jeg intervjuet Aage Vestøl for Norsk Sjakkblad til 80-årsdagen hans på julaften i 2002. Intervjuet kan finnes i Norsk Sjakkblad 6/2002.>

<Øystein Brekke>

Jun-13-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Aage Vestoel is same player as Aage Vestol, the two should be merged. Here he defeats Gligoric:

Gligoric vs A Vestol, 1954 0-1

Dec-23-10  YoungEd: I'd never heard of this player before today. I guess that made me a Vestol virgin.
Dec-23-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: R.I.P. Aage Vestol.
Dec-23-13  Eastfrisian: .. and no foto.
Dec-23-13  YoungEd: Once I saw the player of the day, I came here to make a "clever" pun--I had just forgotten that I'd made the same one three years earlier! YoungEd ain't so young...
Dec-23-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Nosnibor: It would appear that Vestol won the Norwegian Championship on his first appearance ahead of the previous year`s champion,Barda who scored 4.5 points to Vestol`s 5 points.Due to this result he played on top board for Norway in an international match against Sweden where he was soundly beaten twice by Stahlberg whereas Barda won both of his games against Skold.Why are there no games from him winning the national title in 1949 shown here?
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