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Frode Elsness
Number of games in database: 254
Years covered: 1993 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2444 (2467 rapid, 2398 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2506

Overall record: +88 -79 =87 (51.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (20) 
    D17 D12 D15 D11 D18
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E32 E41 E37 E29 E44
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    E00 A40 E10 A41 A50
 King's Indian (12) 
    E81 E80 E85 E94 E91
 Queen's Gambit Declined (8) 
    D35 D31 D38 D30
 Grunfeld (8) 
    D85 D87 D81 D97 D96
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (17) 
    B46 B90 B84 B81 B80
 Grunfeld (16) 
    D85 D78 D72 D80 D86
 English (14) 
    A15 A16 A18 A13
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C67 C65 C84 C77 C86
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D38 D39 D35 D37
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E34 E46 E55 E45 E20
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Agdestein vs F Elsness, 2017 1/2-1/2
   McShane vs F Elsness, 2010 1/2-1/2
   F Elsness vs E Djurhuus, 2014 1-0
   F Elsness vs K Trygstad, 2001 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Norwegian Championship (2017)
   Oslo Chess International (2011)
   Norwegian Championship (2004)
   Fagernes GM Open (2014)
   Norwegian Championship (2016)
   Norwegian Championship (2019)
   Norwegian Championship (2005)
   Norwegian Championship (2006)
   London Chess Classic Open (2013)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   European Team Championship (2011)
   European Team Championship (2009)
   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 Christiansen (Jul-09-19) 0-1

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(born Jun-15-1973, 48 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 254  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Jansa vs F Elsness  ½-½611993Gausdal ACB06 Robatsch
2. F Elsness vs E J Gausel  0-1271994Oslo opD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
3. E Naess vs F Elsness  0-1291994Oslo opB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. Bologan vs F Elsness  1-0311994Oslo opB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
5. F Elsness vs J Kejo  1-0211994Oslo opD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. L Ogaard vs F Elsness  0-1341994Oslo opA04 Reti Opening
7. F Elsness vs N Davies  1-0241994Oslo opA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
8. Hector vs F Elsness  ½-½581994Oslo opB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
9. F Elsness vs N Borge 0-1541995Masters GausdalE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
10. Sutovsky vs F Elsness  1-0231995Gausdal InternationalB06 Robatsch
11. F Elsness vs E Grivas  0-1251996Yerevan OlympiadE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
12. Benjamin vs F Elsness  1-0411996Yerevan OlympiadB03 Alekhine's Defense
13. S Zagrebelny vs F Elsness  ½-½471997World CitiesB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. D Juswanto vs F Elsness  ½-½251997World CitiesD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
15. F Elsness vs G Choong  1-0261997World CitiesA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
16. F Elsness vs Timoshenko  0-1231997World CitiesE12 Queen's Indian
17. L Schandorff vs F Elsness  ½-½291998Rilton CupA15 English
18. F Elsness vs Shulman  0-1361998Rilton CupA53 Old Indian
19. F Elsness vs E J Gausel  ½-½631999NOR-chD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. L E Johannessen vs F Elsness  1-0301999NOR-chD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
21. F Elsness vs K Lie  1-0591999NOR-chA43 Old Benoni
22. S Tjomsland vs F Elsness  ½-½481999NOR-chD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
23. K H Storland vs F Elsness  0-1451999NOR-chD85 Grunfeld
24. F Elsness vs R H Fyllingen  ½-½291999NOR-chE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
25. O Dannevig vs F Elsness  1-0551999NOR-chA05 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 254  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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