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).
Popular from Norway Chess 2022: Wesley So reveals the US squad for 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 / Can Magnus reach the rating of 2900 in Norway Chess 2022?
This year, Norway Chess Open is a collaboration between Norway Chess, Offerspill Chess Club, Stavanger Chess club and Sandnes Chess Club.