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Berge Ostenstad
Number of games in database: 193
Years covered: 1983 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2451 (2443 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2497

Overall record: +73 -54 =66 (54.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (13) 
    E91 E92 E94 E97 E95
 English, 1 c4 e5 (10) 
    A20 A28 A29
 English (9) 
    A17 A13 A16 A18 A10
 Semi-Slav (6) 
    D45 D43 D49 D44
 Queen's Gambit Declined (5) 
    D38 D36 D37 D30
 Uncommon Opening (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (21) 
    C18 C03 C15 C01 C07
 French Winawer (12) 
    C18 C15 C19
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D91 D87 D70 D86 D79
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E12 E17 E15 E14
 Caro-Kann (7) 
    B14 B10
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C03 C05 C07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Ostenstad vs Carlsen, 2002 1-0
   S Collins vs B Ostenstad, 2011 0-1
   B Ostenstad vs S Agdestein, 2004 1-0
   D Raznikov vs B Ostenstad, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Norwegian Championship (2004)
   Norwegian Championship (2006)
   Norwegian Championship (2018)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   European Club Cup (2003)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   European Club Cup (2010)

   🏆 Norwegian Championship
   J L Hammer vs B Ostenstad (Jul-14-18) 1-0
   B Ostenstad vs J S Christiansen (Jul-13-18) 1/2-1/2
   L Tallaksen vs B Ostenstad (Jul-12-18) 0-1
   B Ostenstad vs J Haug (Jul-11-18) 1/2-1/2
   F Elsness vs B Ostenstad (Jul-10-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Sep-15-1964, 56 years old) Norway

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Berge ěstenstad is a Norwegian chess International Grandmaster, who gained the International Master title in 1987, and the International Grandmaster title in 2003.

ěstenstad scored 7.5/9 at the European Team Championship in Debrecen 1992.

ěstenstad won the Norwegian Chess Championship in: 1984, 1990, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2004, and 2011. He played for Norway in the Chess Olympiads of 1984, 1990, and 2004.

He plays for Asker SK.

Wikipedia article: Berge Østenstad

Last updated: 2019-02-03 16:07:41

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 193  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Pulkkinen vs B Ostenstad  0-1471983Nordic-ttB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
2. M Abarca Aguirre vs B Ostenstad  0-1321984Wch U20E12 Queen's Indian
3. B Ostenstad vs Oll  0-1511984Wch U20A77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2
4. M O Khan vs B Ostenstad  1-0441984Thessaloniki OlympiadB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
5. B Ostenstad vs I Onat  1-0581984Thessaloniki OlympiadD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. B Ostenstad vs A Zichichi  0-1531984Thessaloniki OlympiadD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
7. B Ostenstad vs M Ruefenacht  1-0361984Thessaloniki OlympiadD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. B Ostenstad vs I E Morovic-Fernandez  0-1321984Thessaloniki OlympiadD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. B Ostenstad vs Petursson  ½-½521985Gausdal ZonalD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. Larsen vs B Ostenstad 1-0441985Gausdal ZonalA38 English, Symmetrical
11. B Ostenstad vs Hebden  0-1381987Gausdal InternationalA43 Old Benoni
12. Petursson vs B Ostenstad  0-1391988Peer GyntE12 Queen's Indian
13. B Ostenstad vs Jansa  ½-½301988OsloA48 King's Indian
14. Jansa vs B Ostenstad  1-0321988Gausdal IntA07 King's Indian Attack
15. N Davies vs B Ostenstad 1-0341988OsloB01 Scandinavian
16. B Ostenstad vs S D Sigfusson  ½-½491988Reykjavik OpenD97 Grunfeld, Russian
17. Lautier vs B Ostenstad  1-0311988Reykjavik OpenD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
18. B Ostenstad vs T Hermansson  1-0401988Reykjavik OpenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
19. G Gislason vs B Ostenstad  ½-½451988Reykjavik OpenE15 Queen's Indian
20. B Ostenstad vs D Olafsson  1-0381988Reykjavik OpenD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. B Ostenstad vs Polugaevsky  0-1391988Reykjavik OpenE15 Queen's Indian
22. J Vidarsson vs B Ostenstad  ½-½751988Reykjavik OpenB08 Pirc, Classical
23. A Thorsteinsson vs B Ostenstad  ½-½441988Reykjavik OpenC55 Two Knights Defense
24. B Ostenstad vs L Christiansen  1-0631988Reykjavik OpenA48 King's Indian
25. Zsuzsa Polgar vs B Ostenstad  1-0581988Reykjavik OpenE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 193  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-14-06  BIDMONFA: Berge Ostenstad


Mar-14-08  masterwojtek: As of 2005, Berge ěstenstad has won more Norwegian Chess Championships than any other player, seven in total. He won in 1984, 1990, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2003, and 2004.
Aug-05-15  jrofrano: Berge Ostenstad is the sixth GM as part of my new series called the GM Spotlight!

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Classical games: Berge Ostenstad beat Magnus Carlsen 3 to 1, with 4 draws.>

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