Norway announced teams for Tromso Chess Olympiad

The Norwegian Chess Federation has announced the lineups for the 41st Chess Olympiad in Tromso.

As a hosting country, Norway has the right to register two teams in each Open and Women section.

World Champion Magnus Carlsen will spearhead the local challenge in the Open.

Tromso 2014 logo

Open 1:
GM Magnus Carlsen (Stavanger Sjakklubb)
GM Simen Agdestein (Oslo Schakselskap)
GM Jon Ludvig Hammer (Oslo Schakselskap)
GM Kjetil Lie (Asker Schakklubb)
GM Leif Erlend Johannessen (Oslo Schakselskap)

Open 2:
IM Frode Elsness (Moss Schakklubb)
IM Frode Urkedal (Schakklubben av 1911)
IM Torbjørn Ringdal Hansen (Schakklubben av 1911)
IM Aryan Tari (Vålerenga Sjakklubb)
Johan Salomon (Nordstrand Sjakklubb)

Women 1:
WIM Sheila Barth Sahl (Black Knights)
WGM Niina Koskela (SOSS)
WGM Olga Dolzhikova (Oslo Schakselskap)
WIM Ellen Hagesæther (Akademisk Sjakklubb Oslo)
WIM Silje Bjerke (Schakklubben av 1911)

Women 2:
Monika Machlik (Tromsø Sjakklubb)
Ellisiv Reppen (Oslo Schakselskap)
Line Jin Jørgensen (Stavanger Sjakklubb)
Edit Machlik (Tromsø Sjakklubb)
Anita Grønnestad (Bergens Schakklubb)

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