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Pal Nikolaj Royset
Number of games in database: 114
Years covered: 1992 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2160 (2166 rapid, 2031 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2291
Overall record: +50 -44 =20 (52.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B22 Sicilian, Alapin (11 games)
B23 Sicilian, Closed (7 games)
A45 Queen's Pawn Game (5 games)
A15 English (4 games)
B07 Pirc (3 games)
A07 King's Indian Attack (3 games)
C77 Ruy Lopez (3 games)
B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack (3 games)
C45 Scotch Game (3 games)
C11 French (3 games)

   🏆 Hastings 2017/18
   P N Royset vs R Bates (Jan-05-18) 1-0
   O Willson vs P N Royset (Jan-04-18) 0-1
   P N Royset vs Stuart A White (Jan-03-18) 1-0
   A Das vs P N Royset (Jan-02-18) 1-0
   P N Royset vs Mikolaj Rogacewicz (Jan-01-18) 1-0

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(born May-20-1974, 46 years old) Norway

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 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 114  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Rodriguez Vila vs P N Royset  1-0651992Wch U20C60 Ruy Lopez
2. P N Royset vs Jansa  0-1531995Peer GyntB22 Sicilian, Alapin
3. L E Johannessen vs P N Royset  ½-½442001TCh-NOR FinalA55 Old Indian, Main line
4. P N Royset vs R H Fyllingen  1-0382001TCh-NOR FinalC45 Scotch Game
5. K Lie vs P N Royset  ½-½282001TCh-NOR FinalA15 English
6. P N Royset vs P Egeli  1-0252001TCh-NOR FinalB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
7. H Bentsen vs P N Royset  0-1552001TCh-NOR FinalB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
8. V Christensen vs P N Royset  0-1302001Politiken CupB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
9. P N Royset vs J Aabling-Thomsen  ½-½612001Politiken CupB22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. T van Dijk vs P N Royset  1-0332001Politiken CupA55 Old Indian, Main line
11. P N Royset vs T Nielsen  1-0232001Politiken CupB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
12. J Kaaber-Hansen vs P N Royset  0-1522001Politiken CupD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
13. P N Royset vs C Bleis  ½-½272001Politiken CupB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. H K Simonsen vs P N Royset  0-1362001Politiken CupB22 Sicilian, Alapin
15. P N Royset vs K Berg  0-1372001Politiken CupB01 Scandinavian
16. Kleinschroth vs P N Royset  0-1352001Politiken CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
17. P N Royset vs S Bekker-Jensen  0-1522001Politiken CupB50 Sicilian
18. A S Hagen vs P N Royset  ½-½402001Politiken CupA15 English
19. Carlsen vs P N Royset 1-0342002Gausdal Classics GMB23 Sicilian, Closed
20. Turov vs P N Royset  1-0572002Politiken Cup 24thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
21. B Arvola Notkevich vs P N Royset  ½-½712006Midnight Sun Chess ChallengeC44 King's Pawn Game
22. P N Royset vs D Adolfsson  1-0592006Midnight Sun Chess ChallengeC42 Petrov Defense
23. T Bryn vs P N Royset 1-0852006Midnight Sun Chess ChallengeC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. P N Royset vs A N Samuelsen  1-0162006Midnight Sun Chess ChallengeC42 Petrov Defense
25. E Forsaa vs P N Royset  0-1602006Midnight Sun Chess ChallengeC45 Scotch Game
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  HeMateMe: Is this the same Royset from Norway who is a world champion in backgammon?


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  Tabanus: <HeMateMe> No that's his brother Jon Kristian Royset. They both play chess at about 2200-level.
Feb-12-16  waustad: His draw against GM Andrei Istratescu was the biggest upset in the first round of the Graz Open. Games for the top 36 boards are available here:

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