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Tournament name:

Norway Chess Open 2019

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Clarion Energy Hotel Stavanger

Play date:

08. - 09. jun 19

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Stavanger Chess Club and Sandnes Chess Club in cooperation with Norway Chess invite                     national and international chess players to

Norway Chess Open 2019

Prize fund of NOK 65.0001)  - 1st prize NOK 20.000

 Kr. 850,- for single room included breakfast and kr. 950,- for double room included breakfast.
For booking contact Clarion Energy Hotel: or phone +4751347800. Bookingcode 13348.

Venue:                Clarion Energy Hotel Stavanger

Date:                    Friday 7 th of June to Sunday 9th of June 2019

The tournament will be played as a 7 round tournament. The 3 first rounds will be played with rapid time control on Friday 7th of June. 4 standard games will be played on Saturday 8th of June and Sunday 9th of June. The tournament will be FIDE-ratet and be part of the Norwegian Grand Prix circuit 2018-19.

The tournament will be played in three separate groups; an open group A, group B for players with maximum FIDE rating of 1799 (as per 1st of July 2018) and group C for players with a maximum FIDE rating of 1399 (as per 1st of July 2018).

In addition to the Norway Chess Open tournament 7th – 9th of June 2019, a separate blitz tournament, Norway Chess Open Blitz 2019, will be held at Monday 10th of June.

The tournament will be held at Clarion Energy Hotel, in which also the Norway Chess tournament for the world elite will be played. The hotel is easily accessible from the airport and city center by public transportation.


7 round FIDE Dutch Swiss

Round 1-3:         15 min + 10 sec pr move                            

Round 4-7:         90 min + 30 sec pr move

Group A is open for all players,  Group B is for players with FIDE lower than 1800 (as per 1st of July 2018).

Group C is for players with FIDE lower than 1400 (as per 1st of July 2018).


Online registration via “Turneringsservice”

Online registration closes on Thursday 6th of June 23:49

You might also send an e-mail to Stig Jerlow Jacobsen, e-mail:



FM and WFM

General fee

Youth (under 20 years and students)






Payment of participation directly to Stavanger SK’s bank account no. 3201.52.79701 by Thursday 6th June.


IBAN: NO6232015279701 Bank: SR-Bank BIC(Swift): SPRONO22




Friday 7th of June

Saturday 8th of June

Sunday 9th of June

1530-1700 Registration

1000 Round 4

1000 Round 6

1800 Round 1

1500 Round 5

1500 Round 7

1900 Round 2



2000 Round 3




PRICES - total prize fund of NOK 65.0001)

1) Conditional on at least 125 players

Group A

Group B

Group C

1. prize

NOK 20.000

NOK 5.000

NOK 4.000

2. prize

NOK 10.000

NOK 2.500

NOK 2.000

3. Prize

NOK 5.000

NOK 1.250

NOK 1.000

4. Prize

NOK 2.500



5. Prize

NOK 1.500



Best player in subcategory 1

(FIDE < 2200, 1600 and 1200 respectively)

NOK 2.000

NOK 1.500

NOK 1.500

Second best player in subcategory 1

(FIDE < 2200, 1600 and 1200)

NOK 1.000

NOK 750

NOK 750

Best player in subcategory 2 (FIDE < 2000)

NOK 2.000



Second best player in subcategory 2 (FIDE < 2000)

NOK 1.000




Prizes will be split if even numbers of points, although only between the first 5 players (group A) and first 3 players (group B and C).