Gjøvik Grand Prix (Group A)
December 29th - January 2nd
Open tournament for all players with rating of 1250 or above. Played over 5 rounds between December 29th and January 2nd using Norwegian Monrad (a Scandinavian Swiss system). Ideal for anyone not able to participate through to the end of the festival. Easy to combine with participation in the Open Norwegian Rapid-chess Championship and for watching the Super rapid tournament Aker Chess Challenge.
The tournament will be reported to and qualifies for FIDE-rating, and is part of the Norwegian Youth Hostels Grand Prix (NVGP), classes master, 1 and 2.
30 moves in 1½ hour, then 1 hour more to finish the game. (In total 5 hours).
No. 1-3 gets: NOK 2400 – 1600 – 1000, plus NOK 800 to the best in each of the two rating groups 1750-1999, and under 1750. Book prizes etc for the other ¼ best players in each rating class over 2000, 1750-1999 and under 1750.
Rating calculated after the tournament:
|Martinsen Stig K.||Bergens||2108|
|Hegelund Ole Jakob||Trondheim||1431|
|Aagedal Geir O.||Bergens||1490|
|Henriksen Morten Joachim||Molde||1976|
|Aarnes Carl Christian||Nordstrand||1597|
|Friberg Reid Erik||Porsgrunn||1349|
|Carlsen Ingrid Øen||NTG||1491|
|Holm Kristian Stuvik||Hamar||1630|
|Fosdahl Bjørn W||Stjernen||1643|