Sunday, 16 April 2017

Fagernes Easter Blitz NGP

Fagernes Easter Blitz NGP was played 15th April after the round in the main tournament. There were 48 participants in two rating groups.

The A-group was won by IM Johan-Sebastian Christiansen, last year's Norwegian blitz champion. Christiansen scored 7.5 points in 9 rounds and was half a point ahead of Garg Aradhya from India. Belarusian IM Valeriy Kazakovskiy took third place, like he did in the rapid.
In the B-group (rating under 1500) Lars Martin Krogseth took clear first with 8 points from 9 games. Kazim Yilmaz and Odd Ristesund ended up with 6.5 points.