Fagernes Chess International 10 — 17 April 2022
IO Hans Olav Lahlum and Innlandet Sjakkrets.
Scandic Valdres. A large hotel and conference centre in the small town of Fagernes.
The hotel offers excellent playing facilities.
All players get free water and coffee during the rounds.
GM Swiss group:
A 9-round Swiss open for all players having the official titles GM, IM, FM, WGM, WIM or WFM from FIDE.
Also qualified are players with an official FIDE-rating of at least 2000 and female players with at least 1900.
Having had the required rating on the official FIDE-list at the time of registering for the tournament will be sufficient, even if the player’s rating drops below on the last list before the tournament.
Registration limit is 1 April 2022, but later registrations might be accepted if space etc allows.
A few players with a FIDE-rating below the official limit might be accepted for the GM-group. Players interested in this possibility must send a written application to the organizer at latest 1 April 2022.
The tournament will count towards the Norwegian Grand Prix cycle (Norges Grand Prix 2021-2022) class M.
We expect 12 to 14 GMs and a median Elo above 2300.