Altibox Norway Chess 2018 Print
Monday, 05 March 2018 02:57
Altibox Norway Chess 2018 is scheduled to take place from 27th May to 8th June in Stavanger, Norway.

The players participating are:

Magnus Carlsen (Norway)
Shahriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan)
Wesley So (USA)
Levon Aronian (Armenia)
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France)
Hikaru Nakamura (USA)
Fabiano Caruana (USA)
Vishy Anand (India)
Ding Liren (China)
Sergey Karjakin (Russia)

Altibox Norway Chess 2018

This solid field of players confirms once again that Altibox Norway Chess is the world’s strongest 10-person tournament. The tournament concept has been very well received by players, teams, sponsors, press and fans.

Two of the 2018 participants debut at Altibox Norway Chess. Shahriyar Mamedyarov from Azerbaijan, currently number 2 in the world and Ding Liren from China, who is currently ranked 11th in the world (FIDE).

The tournament starts with blitz chess matches on May 27th and the last round is June 7th. The 6 first rounds are played at Clarion Hotel Energy before the last 3 rounds are played at Stavanger Concert Hall.

Program Altibox Norway Chess 2018

May 27 – Blitz (Clarion Hotel Energy)
May 28- 1st Round (Clarion Hotel Energy)
May 29th – 2nd round (Clarion Hotel Energy)
May 30th – 3rd round (Clarion Hotel Energy)
May 31 – Day off
June 1 – 4th Round (Clarion Hotel Energy)
June 2 – 5th round (Clarion Hotel Energy)
June 3 – 6th round (Clarion Hotel Energy)
June 4 – Day off
June 5 – 7th round (Stavanger Concert Hall)
Norway Summit (Clarion Hotel Energy)
June 6 – 8th round (Stavanger Concert Hall)
June 7 – 9th round (Stavanger Concert Hall)
June 8 – Tentative Playoff TBA

Altibox Norway Chess school tournament

June 8 - School teams tournament at Bryne
June 9 - School teams tournament at Bryne
June 10 - Children’s Grand Prix Tournament at Bryne

Tournament website

General inquiries:

FIDE Sponsor
Planning and Development Commission
Arbiters' Commission
Chess in Education Commission
Commission for Women's Chess
Ethics Commission
Events Commission
Rules Commission
System of Parings Commission
Trainers Commission
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