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Norway Chess Open 2022 kicked off in Stavanger

The Norway Chess Open 2022 kicked off today in Stavanger, taking place from 3-10 June in SR-bank’s old building, located between Stavanger Concert Hall and Finansparken, where the Norway Chess super-tournament is being played simultaneously.

The event is divided into two groups, master class and ELO class, with the Indian prodigy Praggnanandhaa R. heading the former. Both events are played in 9 rounds, with time control: 90 minutes on the whole game + 30 seconds increment per move. The total prize fund of the events is 100.000 NOK (~10.000 euros).

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This year, Norway Chess Open is a collaboration between Norway Chess, Offerspill Chess Club, Stavanger Chess club and Sandnes Chess Club.

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