Norway Chess Open Weekend Tournament

An open tournament of 2 groups, held between May 31st and June 2nd, for all players regardless their rating



5 rounds Swiss tournament in 3 days, Two double rounds

Time control

90' for the entire game with an additional 30'' per move.


Group A open to all. Group B open only to players under 1880 (NGP class 2 and lower).


Registration will open on the spot on May 31st


5 rounds in 3 days, with 2 double rounds. 


All top prizes are shared in case of equal points.

Entry fees

40 Euro for juniors (born 2004 or later)

60 Euro for others


Chief Arbiter IA: Hans Olav Lahlum
Deputy Chief IA: Henrik Sjøl
Arbiter: John Breiland and Terje Holten 


Playing venue is Clarion Hotel Energy 
Address: Ishockeyveien 2, 4021 Stavanger

The playing hotel offers participants and their accompanying persons a discounted price for hotel rooms with breakfast buffet.
Cost each night:
Single room – 1190 NOK
Double room – 1390 NOK

The discount is valid for rooms between May 23rd and June 3rd.

We recommend players to book hotel rooms as soon as possible and not later than March 31st, as room shortage might be a problem the last weeks before the tournament.

Norway Chess

As a participant in the Norway Chess Open Weekend Tournament, you can enter for free to watch the the Norway Chess and Norway Chess Women’s supertournaments.

The 2023 Norway Chess winner, GM Hikaru Nakamura, with the Norway Chess Organisers Kjell Madland & Benedicte Westre Skog

Dates: May 27 – June 7, 2024​

Timetable: Rounds start at 5PM local time

Address: SR-Bank
Christen Tranes Gate 35, 4007 Stavanger​