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Jon Ludvig Hammer
Number of games in database: 578
Years covered: 2000 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2689 (2607 rapid, 2608 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2701
Overall record: +209 -111 =216 (59.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      42 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (49) 
    B31 B51 B30 B42 B52
 Nimzo Indian (23) 
    E21 E20 E53 E52 E54
 Slav (22) 
    D12 D17 D15 D11 D10
 French Defense (19) 
    C11 C00 C10 C07 C03
 King's Indian (16) 
    E62 E94 E63 E92 E98
 Reti System (15) 
    A04 A06 A05
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (41) 
    C67 C65 C77 C78 C97
 Nimzo Indian (25) 
    E20 E55 E32 E34 E46
 Queen's Gambit Declined (25) 
    D38 D35 D31 D30 D37
 Grunfeld (19) 
    D85 D80 D91 D71 D86
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    A45 D02 A46 E10 A40
 Sicilian (15) 
    B90 B32 B33 B22 B52
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2015 1-0
   J L Hammer vs M Krasenkow, 2014 1-0
   M Krasenkow vs J L Hammer, 2016 0-1
   J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2010 1-0
   S Bogner vs J L Hammer, 2015 0-1
   S Agdestein vs J L Hammer, 2015 0-1
   J L Hammer vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 1/2-1/2
   J Vang Glud vs J L Hammer, 2015 0-1
   J L Hammer vs W So, 2009 1-0
   J L Hammer vs R Yankovsky, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   London Chess Classic (2013)
   Rilton Cup (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   13th Dubai Open (2011)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   Arctic Chess Challenge (2009)
   Politiken Cup (2015)
   Politiken Cup (2009)
   Oslo Chess International (2011)
   Midnight Sun Chess Challenge (2006)
   World Junior Championship (2008)
   Arctic Chess Challenge (2007)
   Politiken Cup (2007)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)

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(born Jun-02-1990, 25 years old) Norway

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Jon Ludvig Hammer is a grandmaster from Norway. He is a friend and former classmate of Magnus Carlsen. He played Norway's top board in the 17th European Team Championship (2009) and finished with 6.5/9 in a staggering 2792 performance. One of the Norwegian organiser's nominees to the World Cup (2013), he defeated Sergei Movsesian in the 1st round and Czech #1 David Navara in the second round tiebreaker, but lost to Gata Kamsky in the third round. Norwegian champion in 2013.

Wikipedia article: Jon Ludvig Hammer

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. J L Hammer vs Carlsen  1-029 2000 Norwegian Youth Ch Group EA10 English
2. Brage Brakedal vs J L Hammer 0-122 2001 Open NOR-ch JuniorA84 Dutch
3. J L Hammer vs O Boyum Fossum  0-129 2001 Open NOR-ch JuniorC05 French, Tarrasch
4. Carlsen vs J L Hammer 1-030 2001 Norwegian Youth Ch Group DC18 French, Winawer
5. F R Lund vs J L Hammer  ½-½38 2001 Open NOR-ch JuniorA20 English
6. H Haugsrud vs J L Hammer  ½-½14 2001 Open NOR-ch JuniorC11 French
7. Carlsen vs J L Hammer 1-045 2001 Nordic Youth Ch Group ED31 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. J L Hammer vs W Magnor 1-030 2001 Open NOR-ch JuniorC54 Giuoco Piano
9. J L Hammer vs T Nielsen  0-152 2001 Open NOR-ch JuniorB01 Scandinavian
10. B Kvisvik vs J L Hammer  1-036 2001 Open NOR-ch JuniorC07 French, Tarrasch
11. J L Hammer vs Carlsen  0-140 2002 Nordic Youth Ch Group DA12 English with b3
12. J L Hammer vs Carlsen  0-125 2002 Hafjell Junior Chess InternationalA04 Reti Opening
13. J L Hammer vs Carlsen 0-117 2003 WYCC - B14A04 Reti Opening
14. Carlsen vs J L Hammer 1-035 2003 NTG Grand Prix Group AD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. J L Hammer vs Kasimdzhanov  0-134 2004 Vlissingen HZ opB40 Sicilian
16. Sadvakasov vs J L Hammer  1-079 2004 Politiken CupC42 Petrov Defense
17. E J Gausel vs J L Hammer  1-047 2005 Norwegian ChampionshipD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. J L Hammer vs T Pudas  1-028 2005 BELFORT YWCC Boys Under 16B30 Sicilian
19. J L Hammer vs D Reinderman  0-130 2005 Gausdal ClassicsA09 Reti Opening
20. G Tallaksen Ostmoe vs J L Hammer  1-035 2005 Norwegian ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. S Cordes vs J L Hammer  0-135 2005 21st European Club CupC26 Vienna
22. J L Hammer vs H Nordahl  1-038 2005 Norwegian ChampionshipA86 Dutch
23. X Vila Gazquez vs J L Hammer  ½-½46 2005 BELFORT YWCC Boys Under 16C43 Petrov, Modern Attack
24. M Rocius vs J L Hammer  0-136 2005 21st European Club CupC24 Bishop's Opening
25. S Bjerke vs J L Hammer  0-149 2005 Norwegian ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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  waustad: It appears he got the hardware, a gold medal: I don't know what they do about the cash, but Hammer and Tiger H P tied for first on points.
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  Penguincw: Congrats to Jon Ludvig Hammer for winning the EnterCard Scandinavian Masters (2015) and earning the right to play at the upcoming Norway chess tournament.

He managed to match top seed Fressinet stride-for-stride in the classical games, before beating Hansen in R6 to take a half point lead. He then beat Fressinet with black in their R7 game, before winning again in Round 8. Fressinet cut the lead from 1 1/2 to 1 in Round 9, but a 4 move draw (and a 52 move from Fressinet) ensured that Hammer would get another crack at Norway.

I'm pretty sure he definitely wants another try, as he was a punching bag back in 2013, recording 7 losses.

In the tournament, he gained exactly 12 rating points (2665.0 -> 2677.0) and 14 spots (76th to 62nd)

Jun-21-15  cplyakap: Poor Hammer.
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  Appaz: Poor no longer!

Hammer - Carlsen 1 - 0.

A mediocre result is turned to a good one.

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  Appaz: Congratulations to Hammer for his 2700.1 on the live ratings, after a spectacular win over GM Erik Blomquist (2493) in Rilton today.

Cool, now I can use the phrase "our super GMs"!

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  rogge: Great, congrats!!
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  Appaz: At the moment he is number 45 in the world and the worlds worst super GM. I have to check if that gives bragging rights...hmm, yes it does.
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  tamar: I guess it's time to get those baggy pants out of the basement. Hammertime!
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  notyetagm: <tamar: I guess it's time to get those baggy pants out of the basement. Hammertime!>



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  tamar: thanks for the correct sequence notyetagm. I forgot my 25 year old prep.
Dec-29-15  Rolfo: A new member of the gang! Congrats
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  Appaz: At the moment, Norway is equal in number of super GMs to Armenia. We could have a decent national team, had it not been for our weak first table.
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  waustad: Congratulations on crossing the 2700 live mark!!
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  Shams: Didn't Carlsen once say (when asked) that he thought Hammer had very little chance of ever breaking 2700?
Dec-29-15  epistle: before you can have a chance of breaking something you must first have it.
Dec-30-15  Oxnard: Nice going Hammer! Is he full time on chess now? A few years ago I thought he was seeking a career in economics, but between breaking the 2700 barrier, commentating on Norwegian TV, and helping Carlsen, perhaps he's focusing on chess at the moment?
Dec-30-15  mucher1: Perhaps young Tari will also join the club in a few years. How I miss the old days when Denmark dominated Norway in everything except fjords and skiing.
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  notyetagm: <tamar: thanks for the correct sequence notyetagm. I forgot my 25 year old prep.>


MC Hammer - U Can't Touch This

Jan-02-16  Oxnard: Hammer today proved why he's the world's greatest chess prodigy by overtaking Wei Yi on the live ratings at 2706.4!
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  rogge: Very convincing game today against Krasenkow.
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  Appaz: Very convincing with the black pieces. Krasenkow didn't make any big blunders it seems, he was simply outplayed in a slightly worse position after Hammers pawn sac 16..e5.
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  cro777: Jon Ludvig Hammer: "Possibly the best game I've ever played. Creativity, aggression, alertness, beauty, endgame accuracy. It had it all."

M Krasenkow vs J L Hammer, 2016

Jan-05-16  Jambow: Hammer on the 2700 live list a first?
Congrats Jon Ludvig nice way to bring in the new year!!!
Jan-05-16  aliasniamor: With Tari 2556 while 16 yo, that's already 3 players (with J-L Hammer and youknowwho) out of 4 for a very nice Norway team. Looking forward to seeing Carlsen play up to his rank in the next team events !
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