Chess bits

SM-gruppen 2013 in Sweden

The SM-gruppen 2013 chess tournament is being played on 6th-14th July in Orebro, Sweden.

The event mixes strong grandmasters with young talented Swedish players in order to promote chess in this country. It is a 10-players single round-robin with a time control of 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, plus 30 minutes to finish the game and 30 seconds increments per move.

Prizes are to be distributed as follows: 1st – 25.000 kr (approx. 4.000 USD); 2nd – 21.000 kr; 3rd – 17.000 kr; 4th – 13.000 kr, etc.

First seed Nils Grandelius is leading the event after 3 rounds. He is on 2.5/3, and is half a point above his compatriot Hans Tikkanen and Luxembourger Michael Wiedenkeller.

Tournament website

Nils Grandelius

Nils Grandelius

Standings after 3 rounds:

1 Grandelius Nils SWE 2573 2.5
2 Tikkanen Hans SWE 2528 2
3 Wiedenkeller Michael LUX 2475 2
4 Brynell Stellan SWE 2484 1.5
5 Hillarp Persson Tiger SWE 2528 1.5
Cramling Pia SWE 2524 1.5
7 Smith Axel SWE 2461 1.5
8 Carlsson Pontus SWE 2516 1
9 Hector Jonny SWE 2509 1
10 Lindberg Bengt SWE 2410 0.5

 

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2021 Chessdom.com

To Top