Six players share the lead in Stockholm Chess Challenge

Six players share the lead with 2.5 points after 3 rounds; GM Blomqvist, Sweden, GM Maiorov, Belarus, GM Tukhaev, Ukraine, GM Bajarani, Azerbajdzjan and the Danish IM-dynamite duo Haubro and Hansen.

Danish dynamite duo – IM Hansen and IM Haubro check the pairings for round 4. Photo: Lars OA Hedlund

Here you will find Lars OA Hedlund's pictures from day 2. Press & Media are free to use the pictures. But don't forget to give Lars OA Hedlund photo credit.

Round 4 starts today at 3:00 PM CET. Here are the pairings.

FOLLOW THE LIVE ACTION IN ROUND 4.

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Upsets in round 1

Milton Pantzar, Sweden. Photo: Lars OA Hedlund

The first round of Stockholm Chess Challenge which started today at Memory Hotel had some upsets. The major one: The swedish talent Milton Pantzar (2257) beat IM Aman Hambleton.
ALL GAMES, ROUND 1
Andreas Tryggestad managed to hold a draw against GM Adam Tukhaev and the russian talent Stefan Pogosyan beat his higer rated opponent Hemant Sharma, India. Eivind Olav Risting, Norway, won also surprisingly against Tor Fredrik Kaasen.
The 2nd round starts on Tuesday at 10:00 AM CET. Here are the pairings.
RELIVE round 1. TV coverage with the host FM Martin Lokander. English commentary.
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Only a few spots left!

Stockholm Chess Challenge, the young gun's tournament, will have 26 seats available. 19 are taken. So there are only 7 spots left. With 4 GMs, and 3 IMs there are very good chances to hunt for norms.
Click here to see the schedule and prizes. Total prize sum is 30 000 SEK! Open for chess players born 1992 or later with a ELO rating over 2200. Here you can sign up. Questions? Email  info@stockholmchess.se  
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From Mongolia via USA to Stockholm Chess Challenge

Baasansuren Erden, was born 2003 in Mongolia. He nowadays lives in USA with his parents, and studies in the middle school in New York. Baasansuren takes a break from school to do a chess tour in Europe, and first stop is Stockholm Chess Challenge!
Click here to see the schedule and prizes. Total prize sum is 30 000 SEK! Open for chess players born 1992 or later with a ELO rating over 2200. Here you can sign up. Questions? Email  info@stockholmchess.se
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