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Tournament in chess. Norway Chess 2014 will be one of the strongest super tournaments ever. Magnus Carlsen and other top range players will participate. A unique twist is being planned for the location of the supertournament. By using a variety of historical locations, we wish to get maximum attention to the whole region. The Stavanger region wants to use the event as a means to promote the whole district. The option to repeat the tournament in the region is already being reviewed.

The tournament will include:

Super tournament with the majority of the top 10 ranked players.
School tournament with hundreds of children. 
Celebrity tournament with a range of celebrities to show their chess skills.



6/2/2014 - 6/13/2014
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Norway Chess 2014

Norway Chess 2014

Tournament in chess. Norway Chess 2014 will be one of the strongest super tournaments ever. Magnus Carlsen and other top range players will...

Norway Chess 2014

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