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Norway Chess September 2021

Posted by ian on September 7, 2021 at 11:25 AM

Norway Chess is a 6-player double round-robin featuring World Champion Magnus Carlsen and taking place in the Clarion Hotel Energy in Stavanger, Norway from 7-17 September. Each of the 10 rounds consists of a classical game where a win is worth 3 points and a loss 0. If the players draw they play an Armageddon game, where the winner earns 1.5 points and the loser 1 point. No draw offers are allowed before move 30. The classical time control is 2 hours for all moves, with a 10-second increment per move only after move 40. For Armageddon White (the same player who had White in the classical game) has 10 minutes to Black's 7, with a 1-second increment from move 41. Black wins if the game ends in a draw. A tie for 1st place will be decided by two 3+2 blitz games followed, if necessary, by a 5 vs. 4-minute Armageddon game. Official website: https://norwaychess.no/en/

Live games https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/norway-chess-2021/1/1/3

Live Commentary GM Judit Polgar ans IM Jovanka Houska https://www.twitch.tv/chess24

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