Stockholm Chess Challenge will be held from 30 April to 5 May.

The tournament is open for players born 1993 or later and with a minimum rating of 2200 ELO. The venue is Stockholm’s Chess Salons in Sodermalm in the centre of Stockholm. The Address is Ringvägen 9.
Time control is 40 moves in 90 minutes, and additional 15 minutes for the rest of the game from move 41. Inc 30 sec from move 1.

The Swedish Chess Academy together with the main sponsor Nordea invites to a Chess Festival at the Central Station in Stockholm on May 2 in connection with Stockholm Chess Challenge. The event is called “Business enterprise for integration”. The main sponsor for Stockholm Chess Challenge, Data Respons, is also a co-sponsor of the chess event at Central Station.

Nikita Maiorov, Erik Blomqvist, Toms Kantans, Ori Kobo and Burak Firat.
This is the quintet of Grandmasters in Stockholm Chess Challenge 30 April-5 May.

The tournament is meant to be a strong norm tournament for young players. So this is a good opportunity to hunt for an IM or GM norm. Every player born 1993 or later and with rating over 2200 per 1st of April are welcome to join.

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