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Frederik Svane becomes GM after earning two norms in 24 hours

18-year-old German International Master Frederik Svane achieved two grandmasters norms in 24 hours to secure his Grandmaster title.

Svane finished the Hamburg Chess Club GM Invitational 2022 yesterday and today played the 9th round of Schachbundesliga. Finishing the Hamburg Chess Club GM Invitational with an unbeaten 6.5 points and the rating performance of 2607, Rasmus Svane earned the second GM norm on his way to become the grandmaster. (scroll down for final rankings). Only 24 hours later, the dream came true. Rasmus drew against GM Eduardas Rozentalis playing the fourth board for his Hamburger SK and achieved the third and the last needed grandmaster norm.
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Final rankings – Hamburg Chess Club GM Invitational 2022:

1GMMendonca Leon Luke IND25517528.5
2IMSvane Frederik GER25016.5428.5
3GMKotronias Vasilios GRE24656520.8
4GMProhaszka Peter HUN25795319
5IMColpe Malte GER23484.5317.3
6IMTrent Lawrence ENG23984.5316.8
7IMSouleidis Georgios GRE24304215.5
8IMCarlstedt Jonathan GER24443111.8
9IMKöllner Ruben Gideon GER24403111
10FMWoelk Tom-Frederic GER23151.507


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