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Frode Elsness
Number of games in database: 251
Years covered: 1993 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2468 (2425 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2506

Overall record: +88 -77 =86 (52.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (20) 
    D17 D15 D12 D18 D11
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E32 E41 E40 E20 E38
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    E00 A40 E10 A41 A50
 King's Indian (11) 
    E81 E94 E63 E92 E84
 Grunfeld (8) 
    D85 D97 D87 D96 D81
 Queen's Gambit Declined (8) 
    D35 D31 D30 D38
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B90 B81 B84 B46 B80
 Grunfeld (16) 
    D85 D78 D72 D91 D81
 English (14) 
    A15 A16 A13 A18
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C67 C65 C84 C77 C95
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D38 D39 D37 D35
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E46 E34 E21 E55 E20
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Agdestein vs F Elsness, 2017 1/2-1/2
   F Elsness vs K Trygstad, 2001 1/2-1/2
   F Elsness vs Svidler, 2014 1/2-1/2
   F Elsness vs E Djurhuus, 2014 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Norwegian Championship (2017)
   Norwegian Championship (2004)
   Oslo Chess International (2011)
   Fagernes GM Open (2014)
   Norwegian Championship (2016)
   Norwegian Championship (2019)
   Norwegian Championship (2005)
   Norwegian Championship (2006)
   London Chess Classic Open (2013)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   17th European Team Championship (2009)
   European Team Championship (2011)
   Reykjavik Open (2014)
   London Chess Classic Open (2016)
   European Club Cup (2016)

   🏆 Norwegian Championship
   F Elsness vs S Mihajlov (Jul-13-19) 1-0
   T Kaasen vs F Elsness (Jul-12-19) 1-0
   F Elsness vs K Stokke (Jul-11-19) 1-0
   Lucas Ranaldi vs F Elsness (Jul-10-19) 1/2-1/2
   F Elsness vs J S Christiansen (Jul-09-19) 0-1

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(born Jun-15-1973, 46 years old) Norway

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IM in 2001. One GM norm. Norwegian champion in 2008 (he won the playoff vs Jon Ludvig Hammer).

Wikipedia article: Frode Elsness

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 251  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Jansa vs F Elsness  ½-½611993Gausdal ACB06 Robatsch
2. E Naess vs F Elsness  0-1291994Oslo-opB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. F Elsness vs E J Gausel  0-1271994Oslo-opD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Hector vs F Elsness  ½-½581994Oslo-opB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
5. L Ogaard vs F Elsness  0-1341994Oslo-opA04 Reti Opening
6. F Elsness vs N Davies  1-0241994OsloA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
7. F Elsness vs J Kejo  1-0211994Oslo-opD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. Bologan vs F Elsness  1-0311994Oslo-opB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. Sutovsky vs F Elsness  1-0231995Gausdal IntB06 Robatsch
10. F Elsness vs N Borge 0-1541995Masters GausdalE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
11. Joel Benjamin vs F Elsness  1-0411996OlympiadB03 Alekhine's Defense
12. D Juswanto vs F Elsness  ½-½251997World CitiesD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
13. Zagrebelny vs F Elsness  ½-½471997World CitiesB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. F Elsness vs G Choong  1-0261997World CitiesA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
15. F Elsness vs G A Timoshenko  0-1231997World CitiesE12 Queen's Indian
16. L Schandorff vs F Elsness  ½-½291998Rilton CupA15 English
17. F Elsness vs Y Shulman  0-1361998Rilton CupA53 Old Indian
18. F Elsness vs R H Fyllingen  ½-½291999Ch Norway, Gausdal (Norway)E44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
19. F Elsness vs E J Gausel  ½-½631999Ch Norway, Gausdal (Norway)D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. O Dannevig vs F Elsness  1-0551999Ch Norway, Gausdal (Norway)A05 Reti Opening
21. L E Johannessen vs F Elsness  1-0301999Ch Norway, Gausdal (Norway)D72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
22. F Elsness vs B Leer-Salvesen  1-0391999Ch Norway, Gausdal (Norway)D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. F Elsness vs K Lie  1-0591999Ch Norway, Gausdal (Norway)A43 Old Benoni
24. S Tjomsland vs F Elsness  ½-½481999Ch Norway, Gausdal (Norway)D87 Grunfeld, Exchange
25. K H Storland vs F Elsness  0-1451999Ch Norway, Gausdal (Norway)D85 Grunfeld
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 251  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-12-06  Whitehat1963: I've heard of "otherness" and "Loch Ness," why not Elsness?
Jul-12-06  ughaibu: And now, introducing, for your delight and delectation, his elseness The Other.
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  Tabanus: IM Frode Elsness, Norway, born 15 June 1973. Now rated 2460,

IM in 2001. One GM norm.

Norwegian champion 2008 (won playoff vs Jon Ludvig Hammer).


Biographies: (in Norwegian) (in English)

He made his first GM norm today in the Norwegian series.

Apr-23-11  BIDMONFA: Frode Elsness


Nov-08-12  Abdel Irada: I wonder if his friends ever call him Frodo.
Jul-04-13  waustad: With a 112 move win today against Frode Olav Olsen Urkedal he stays 1/2 point behind the leader Jon Ludvig Hammer. If that game ever makes it here, perhaps it should get the pun, "I Play the Frode."
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