Surprising victory for Kristian (23)

#Games #Benjamin Haldorsen #Johan Salomon

International Master Kristian Stuvik Holm (ELO: 2450) is the new Norwegian champion after a somewhat surprising win in this years championship. Holm represents Vålerenga Chess Club.…

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The Spanish Adventure

#Jesper Thybo #Games #News

Jesper Thybo, one of Offerspill's best players, is a very active grandmaster. Having played in the Balkan area for a while he now turned to Spain…

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Summer update

#Magnus Carlsen #Lara Janzelj #Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

It's finally summer and time for a real update on this past few weeks. Also, we have plenty to look forward in the fall. In this…

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Offerspill news - week 23

#Frode Urkedal #News #Games

It's time for a new update and this week we are delighted to bring you reports from several over-the-board tournaments - including a club double here…

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Offerspill news - week 22

#Magnus Carlsen #Opening of the week #Champions Chess Tour

There's plenty to report this week. We'll start with the fact that Magnus Carlsen beat Wesley So in an exciting final match in the FTX Crypto…

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Have fun - play the Lowenthal Sicilian

#Openings #Games

The Sicilian Defense is the most popular and fun opening in chess. It leads to exciting positions, never makes you bored and its combative nature attracts…

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Offerspill news - week 21

#Magnus Carlsen #Champions Chess Tour #Jesper Thybo

It's been a great week for chess! World Champion Magnus Carlsen continues to impress and is now in the semi-final of the FTX Crypto Cup. Jesper…

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Success for Jesper & Magnus

#Magnus Carlsen #Jesper Thybo #Champions Chess Tour

Our Danish star Jesper Thybo recently won an international tournament in Serbia with a fantastic rating performance of 2700+. Now he has done it again with…

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Offerspill news - week 19 & 20

#Champions Chess Tour #Games #Offerspill Online League

After a short break from our weekly updates we are back with a juicy one, including opening of the week, the world's first bitcoin tournament, and…

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Offerspill news - week 16

#Games #News #Candidates

This week's update is Candidates tournament just re-started with a bang, this monthly season of Offerspill Online League is approaching the finishing line, and we have…

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