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Stockholm Chess Challenge 2016: Players list


The Stockholm Chess Challenge 2016 gathers world renown young talents from March 8 – 13, 2016, in Sweden.

Sweden’s young talents will be challenged by young and strong international players in order to encourage them to get IM- and GM norms.

The event is a 9-round invitational title tournament for players aged 25 or younger.

Ukrainian player GM Vladimir Onischuk and the new married chess couple IM Toms Kantans from Latvia and WIM Anne Kantane from Poland are the newest entrants.

The tournament is up to the world’s young titled players born 1990 or later to decide. Those of you who still are thinking or just saw this and want to play: don’t hesitate to email

Tournament website/ LIVE games with analysisStandings and statistics

List of participants:

GM Onischuk Vladimir UKR 2604
GM Lintchevski Daniil RUS 2568
GM Tukhaev Adam UKR 2541
GM Blomqvist Erik SWE 2515
IM Kantans Toms LAT 2513
IM Westerberg Jonathan SWE 2496
IM Mosadeghpour Masoud IRI 2462
FM Nilsen Joachim Birger NOR 2397
FM Lokander Martin SWE 2358
IM Tsyhanchuk Stanislav BUL 2357
FM Kenneskog Theodor SWE 2352
FM Rydström Tom SWE 2327
FM Erlend Mikalsen 2319
WIM Zhou Qiyu CAN 2318
WIM Kantane Anna POL 2310
FM Cederstam Barsk Carl SWE 2297

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