august 2009

Arctic Chess Challenge - Memories Part I in 10 pictures

Wonder Boy Ray Robson, father Gary Robson and Chief Arbiter Jan S. BerglundIt's time to get personal - what are my strongest memories from Arctic Chess Challenge 2009 after spending to much tim...

Arctic Chess Challenge - Day nine in pictures and text

This is how we want you to remember Tromsø. Blue Ocean surrounded by high maintains. That we also got a blue, blue sky the first 6 days of the tournament was a lucky coincident. Or maybe it was Cai...

Arctic Chess Challenge - Day eight in pictures and text

Today came the rain and it really was a lot of it. But when the Barbecue Party started it had stopped as promised by the weather forecast. This is the fighting weather Jon Norwegian GM Jon Ludvig H...

Arctic Chess Challenge - Day seven in pictures and text

Here you see the bridge from the Island to the mainland - it has become a symbol of Tromsø. At your right hand you see The Arctic Cathedral at the mainland. They are both from the 60's and all ...

Arctic Chess Challenge - Day six in pictures and text

This is "Prestvannet" on top of the Tromsø Island. It's popular for recreation and in a walking distance from the playing venue. It was some clouds today, but still sunshine all over ...

Arctic Chess Challenge - Day five in pictures and text

The fifth day of Arctic Chess Challenge saw more sun on a day with more than 20 degrees as we now are used too. Today's social activity was a mountain trip to Fløya with panorama view over the ...

Arctic Chess Challenge - Day four in pictures and text

Blue sky and temperatures at mid 20 Celsius. Guest of honor Susan Polgar and GM Simen Agdestein enjoyed the weather at the playing venue today. Susan is watching parts of the round and it must be i...

Arctic Chess Challenge - Day three in pictures and text

The third round has started and it was going to be a lot more of action than you would expect. OK, the GMs have just started to meet, but this round only had one GM-encounter. But when all the IMs ...

Arctic Chess Challenge - Day two in pictures and text

Another bright day up in the Arctic with sun and 22 degrees. This is themazeinfront of the UniversityinTromsø. The institution has 9000 students and 2500 employees and makes Tromsø lively withmore ...

Arctic Chess Challenge - Day one in pictures and text

The City of Tromsø has with all it's students 75.000 inhabitants and it's the largest city in Northern Norway. You here see the Islandof Tromsø taken fromFløya - a montain you can reach by ...
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