The Xtracon Open 2017 (aka Copenhagen Chess Festival)

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John Higgs
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The Xtracon Open 2017 (aka Copenhagen Chess Festival)

Post by John Higgs » Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:57 pm

The Xtracon Open 2017 (aka the Copenhagen Chess Festival) started today with 5 England juniors playing: Ravi Haria, Matthew Wadsworth, Adam C Taylor, Max French and Leif Hafstad.

The 10-round FIDE rated event runs to Sunday 30th July and is being held at the Konventum, Elsinore, Denmark.

Full details of the event can be found at:

http://xtraconchessopen.dk/index.php?mid=206

There will be live boards during the event:

http://xtraconchessopen.dk/index.php?mid=287

The chess-results link for pairings and results is http://www.chess-results.com/tnr293258. ... d=1&wi=821

Latest news, photographs etc can be seen via the twitter feed : @ECFJuniors2017

No twitter account? You can follow the twitter feed via this link https://mobile.twitter.com/ECFJuniors2017

Good luck to our England juniors.

:D

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Re: The Xtracon Open 2017 (aka Copenhagen Chess Festival)

Post by John Higgs » Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:37 pm

FM Matthew Wadsworth was on a live board (15) today in round 9 of Xtracon Open 2017 in Denmark.

His draw against GM Jonny Hector (SWE) earned him a well deserved IM norm.

He has scored 6.5/9 and goes into the last round tomorrow.

Well done Matthew :D

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Re: The Xtracon Open 2017 (aka Copenhagen Chess Festival)

Post by John Higgs » Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:08 pm

Final cross tables are up:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr293258. ... t=4&wi=821

See ranking 31, 47, 80, 170 & 226.

Well done to all our five juniors - some very impressive scores.

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