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Bjarke Barth Sahl
Number of games in database: 241
Years covered: 1975 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2331 (2305 rapid, 2307 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2420

Overall record: +87 -82 =72 (51.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B33 B90 B73 B51 B47
 French Defense (11) 
    C15 C02 C04 C17 C16
 English (9) 
    A15 A13 A14 A10
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A45 E10 A46 D02 A50
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E46 E42 E54 E45 E21
 French Winawer (6) 
    C15 C16 C17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (15) 
    B90 B93 B87 B23 B30
 Slav (12) 
    D10 D16 D15 D11 D19
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C70 C78 C84 C68 C77
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    D02 A46 E10 A45 E00
 Pirc (7) 
    B08 B09 B07
 Nimzo Indian (7) 
    E32 E46 E59 E30
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Barth Sahl vs N V Pedersen, 2007 1-0
   B Barth Sahl vs P Erismann, 1975 1-0
   B Barth Sahl vs J L Hammer, 2006 1/2-1/2
   B Leer-Salvesen vs B Barth Sahl, 2004 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Esbjerg-B (1981)
   ECI 2nd (1975)
   Isle of Man Open (1994)
   Norwegian Championship (2006)
   Norwegian Championship (2004)
   Isle of Man Open (1996)
   Isle of Man Open (1993)
   Danish Championship (2007)
   Isle of Man Open (1995)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   Isle of Man Open (1999)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   Gibraltar Masters (2017)
   Isle of Man Masters (2018)

   🏆 Copenhagen CC IM
   B Lindberg vs B Barth Sahl (Aug-07-21) 1-0
   T Bopp vs B Barth Sahl (Oct-27-18) 1-0
   B Barth Sahl vs K Allen (Oct-26-18) 1/2-1/2
   N Lubbe vs B Barth Sahl (Oct-25-18) 1-0
   B Barth Sahl vs L Laustsen (Oct-24-18) 1-0

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(born Apr-09-1956, 66 years old) Denmark (federation/nationality Norway)

[what is this?]
Bjarke Barth Sahl was born Bjarke Kristensen on the 9th of April 1956 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an IM. He finished 1st= in the Danish Championship of 1981 but lost the play-off.

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 251  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Barth Sahl vs D Giacomazzi  ½-½251975ECI 2ndE77 King's Indian
2. G Deleyn vs B Barth Sahl  0-1311975ECI 2ndA25 English
3. B Barth Sahl vs D Luminet  ½-½321975ECI 2ndE46 Nimzo-Indian
4. B Barth Sahl vs C Crouch  ½-½1001975ECI 2ndD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Van der Wiel vs B Barth Sahl  1-0321975ECI 2ndB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
6. W Steinegger vs B Barth Sahl  0-1371975ECI 2ndA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
7. Stein Jensen vs B Barth Sahl  ½-½191975ECI 2ndA10 English
8. B Barth Sahl vs P Erismann  1-0171975ECI 2ndE46 Nimzo-Indian
9. Z Lisjak vs B Barth Sahl  0-1411975ECI 2ndB08 Pirc, Classical
10. B Barth Sahl vs P B Knudsen  1-0271981DEN-chB01 Scandinavian
11. B Barth Sahl vs J Hvenekilde  1-0431981DEN-chC25 Vienna
12. B Barth Sahl vs N J Fries-Nielsen 0-1161981DEN-chB01 Scandinavian
13. J O Fries-Nielsen vs B Barth Sahl  ½-½411981DEN-chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. E Mortensen vs B Barth Sahl  1-0331981DEN-ch playoffB08 Pirc, Classical
15. P E Nielsen vs B Barth Sahl  0-1311981DEN-chA00 Uncommon Opening
16. B Jacobsen vs B Barth Sahl  0-1621981DEN-chA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
17. B Barth Sahl vs E Mortensen  ½-½421981DEN-ch playoffB25 Sicilian, Closed
18. E Mortensen vs B Barth Sahl  ½-½391981DEN-chB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
19. B Barth Sahl vs L Kristensen  1-0351981DEN-chA36 English
20. B Barth Sahl vs B Brinck-Claussen  ½-½251981DEN-chA15 English
21. E Mortensen vs B Barth Sahl  ½-½571981DEN-ch playoffB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
22. M Reinert vs B Barth Sahl  0-1391981DEN-chB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
23. B Barth Sahl vs C Hansen  1-0411981DEN-chB23 Sicilian, Closed
24. B Barth Sahl vs E Mortensen  ½-½391981DEN-ch playoffA53 Old Indian
25. S From vs B Barth Sahl  0-1241981Politiken CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-06-08  Eastfrisian: It seems, that he became in 1998 Chief (General Secretary) of the Norwegian Chess Federation (see here:

In the current FIDE-Rankling-List you can't find a Bjarke Kristensen, but a Bjarke Sahl (Norway), who is alo born in 1956. Did Kristensen change his name?

Premium Chessgames Member
  Troller: Yes, he has adopted the name of his wife I think. His name is Bjarke Sahl now, and he represents Norway.
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  whiteshark: "Bjarke Kristensen is playing under the name Bjarke Barth Sahl but that nationality and name change is not yet reflected in the new FIDE rating list." (TWiC, 4th July 2005)

Games from this 2005 transitional period Bjarke Kristensen

Feb-05-14  Poisonpawns: "Bjarke" on ICC

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