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Participants Norway Chess 2013 announced
Tuesday, February 05, 2013 15:20
The full line-up of the first "Norway Chess" tournament was announced today and it's an impressive list: Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian, Teimour Radjabov, Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, Veselin Topalov, Hikaru Nakamura, Wang Hao and Jon Ludvig Hammer. Photos by New in Chess Today the organizers of the "Norway Chess 2013"...
Chess on Pulpit Rock: the video is there
Friday, November 02, 2012 16:59
At the end of September we posted an article about the super tournament in Norway in 2013, in which we mentioned the promo video with Magnus Carlsen playing on top of the famous Pulpit Rock. The promo video is now finished, and has been posted on YouTube.] In September a promo video was produced with Magnus Carlsen playing against Kristoffer...
Norway Chess
Sunday, September 30, 2012 21:11
Besides Magnus Carlsen, four more players have confirmed their participation in the new super tournament in Norway next year: Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand and Wang Hao. This was reported by Norwegian media on Friday. The website of the new tournament is As we reported back in February, the chess calendar of 2013...
Norway to hold first super tournament in 2013
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 17:33
Next year a new super tournament will be organized in Stavanger, Norway. The country's top player Magnus Carlsen will both participate and assist in promoting the event, which will be by far the strongest chess tournament ever held on Norwegian soil. "I always try to win when I play tournaments, but it would be really special to win at home," said...