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Espen Agdestein

Number of games in database: 43
Years covered: 1982 to 2004
Last FIDE rating: 2372
Highest rating achieved in database: 2402
Overall record: +7 -11 =25 (45.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

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 Sicilian (8) 
    B83 B82 B89 B81 B84
 Sicilian Scheveningen (6) 
    B83 B82 B81 B84
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   European Junior Championship 1984/85 (1984)
   Politiken Cup (1985)

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(born Feb-07-1965, 58 years old) Norway

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This FM is the brother of Simen Agdestein.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 43  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Agdestein vs P Cramling  0-1351982Gausdal IntE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
2. E Agdestein vs O Sande  ½-½281983NOR-chD90 Grunfeld
3. E Agdestein vs Ghulam Dastgir Butt  1-0571984Thessaloniki OlympiadE10 Queen's Pawn Game
4. T Harding vs E Agdestein  ½-½281984Thessaloniki OlympiadA07 King's Indian Attack
5. G Sanna vs E Agdestein  ½-½481984Thessaloniki OlympiadE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
6. E Agdestein vs C Barus  ½-½421984Thessaloniki OlympiadE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. C Silva Sanchez vs E Agdestein  ½-½341984Thessaloniki OlympiadB83 Sicilian
8. L Winants vs E Agdestein  1-0471984Thessaloniki OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
9. A Romero Holmes vs E Agdestein  1-0271984European Junior Championship 1984/85A45 Queen's Pawn Game
10. V Allegro vs E Agdestein  0-1501984European Junior Championship 1984/85E73 King's Indian
11. E Agdestein vs J Hickl  ½-½221984European Junior Championship 1984/85A55 Old Indian, Main line
12. E Agdestein vs L Weglarz  ½-½901984European Junior Championship 1984/85E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
13. K Rasmussen vs E Agdestein  ½-½141984European Junior Championship 1984/85A36 English
14. E Agdestein vs O Renet  ½-½211984European Junior Championship 1984/85A57 Benko Gambit
15. Piket vs E Agdestein  ½-½411984European Junior Championship 1984/85E70 King's Indian
16. E Agdestein vs C Horvath  1-0271984European Junior Championship 1984/85E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
17. Nijboer vs E Agdestein  1-0361984European Junior Championship 1984/85B82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
18. E Agdestein vs M R Burgess  ½-½421984European Junior Championship 1984/85A69 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
19. G Rechlis vs E Agdestein  ½-½411984European Junior Championship 1984/85A38 English, Symmetrical
20. N Renman vs E Agdestein  ½-½401985OsloD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
21. Hertneck vs E Agdestein  1-0391985Nordic-chTA13 English
22. Blatny vs E Agdestein  ½-½661985European Junior Championship 1984/85B25 Sicilian, Closed
23. E Agdestein vs D Norwood  ½-½181985European Junior Championship 1984/85A68 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack
24. F Braga vs E Agdestein  ½-½251985Politiken CupB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. J van Mil vs E Agdestein  1-0411985Politiken CupB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
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Apr-12-12  wordfunph: FM Espen Agdestein --- Magnus Carlsen's Manager.

May-03-13  whiteshark: "We expect a bidding process"

"It seems FIDE is trying to fix a mistake by making another mistake."

"I wonder what Mr Ilyumzhinov means by "official". We sent letters, and we spoke to them. Just before Magnus and I went to New York, I was actually in Athens [at the FIDE office – CV] with my lawyer and there I talked to FIDE representatives, for example Georgios Makropoulos and Israel Gelfer. We made it very clear that we are not happy with the procedure. We were very surprised when FIDE made an agreement with Chennai right after the Candidates' Tournament. Of course they have not received a bid other than Chennai yet, because there hasn't been a bidding process! There should be."

-Espen Agdestein

May-03-13  sovesveis: Seems like there are actually bids without FIDE starting the process.

This article in the norwegian newspaper VG claims that Paris are bidding for hosting the match. The prize money alone in the bid is app. 2,5 mill euros with an additionally of 850k euros. The newspaper says that this is a total of 1,2 mill euros more than what Chennai are paying in the preliminary agreement.

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