The Nordic Youth Chess Championship 2017 i OPENED!

After weeks of preparation by both organizers and players, the Nordic Youth Chess Championship was declared opened by the Mayor of Drammen, mr Tore Opdal Hansen.

In the very same hotel where Victor Korchnoi beat a 14 year old Magnus Carlsen on time (see game here!), the very same Mayor who opened that event, also opened the Nordic Championship.

The Norwegian Youth Chess Federation is proud to host the championship and hope both visitors and online spectators will be happy with the facilities in Drammen and online.

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