23rd to 27th of February 2022

Kragero Chessclub welcome all chessfriends to Kragero Resort Chess Int. 2022 – from 23rd to 27th of Feb. 2022

The tournament is fully signed. Send mail to the organizer if you want to play and we will sign you on the waitinglist.


  • Title Swiss Group 9-round Swiss open for all players with an FIDE-rating of at least 1900 with possibility for title norms. Having had the required rating on the official FIDE-list at the time of registering for the tournament will be sufficient, even if the player’s rating drops below on the last list before the tournament.
  • Elo Swiss Group 9-round open for palyers with rating under 2000. Elo-Group is also an official NGP (Norges Grand Prix) tournament.

Signup and payment within 17th of February 2022:

Start fee:

  • Title Group: Free GM/IM/WGM og WIM – Others NOK 1.500,- 
  • Elo Group NOK 1.200,-  Juniors under 20 years  NOK 800,-


  • Title Swiss Group1. NOK 25000  2.  NOK 15000 3. NOK 10000 4. NOK 5000 5. NOK 3000 6. NOK 2500 7. NOK 1000

  • Best female player: 1. NOK 5000 2. NOK 3000 3. NOK 2000 

  • Best senior player (60+) NOK 5000

  • Best player rated under 2200: NOK 1000  –  Bookprizes for the remaining players whithin top 15.

  • ELO Swiss Group: 1. NOK 5000 2. NOK 4000 3. NOK 3000 4. NOK 2000 5. NOK 1000 

Ratingprizes in each of the following rating groups:  1600-1799 (class 2) 1400-1599 (class 3) 1200-1399 (class 4) 0-1199 (class 5)

Winners of class: 2, 3, 4 and 5 is guaranteed a prize of NOK 1000 each in addition there will be bookprizes for 1/3rd of the ratinggroups.

Prizes are shared equally in case of equal points.


Wednesday February 23rd

11:30-13:30 Registration

12:00-14:00 Lunch

14:20 Opening

14:30 1st round

18:00 – 19:30 Dinner             

19:00 2nd round

Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th of February

2 rounds per day (3rd-9th round)               

The morning rounds start at 10:00 and the evening rounds at 15:30

Thursday February 24th

21.00 – 21.45 Fridrik Olafsson and his Chess Saga Lecture by Øystein Brekke

Saturday 26th of February

20.30 – 22.30 Kragero Resort Blitz timehandicap – free unformal Blitz tournament with timehandicap and joyful prizes

Søndag 23. februar

09:00 9th round

14:00 Closing ceremony

Stay at Kragerø Resort (meals included):

Per night/ person with chess deal

Age under 16: Kr. 1050,-

Age over 16:

Double room: Kr. 1250,-

Apartments 3-6 persons: Kr. 1250,-

Single room: Kr. 1.450,-

+47 35 97 11 00

Bus transport: NOK 500 t/r Oslo Airport Gardermoen and shuttlebusses NOK 300 from Porsgrunn Railway station (Train from Sandefjord Torp Airport) – the bus must be paid together with the signup fee

Tuesday 22nd of February: Departure from Oslo Airport Gardermoen at 14:00, Oslo Bus terminal (see information at the terminal for platform number) at 15:15, 

Tuesday 22nd  & Wednesday 23rd of February: Shuttlebusses from Porsgrunn Railway station (Trains from Oslo/Drammen/Horten/Sandefjord Torp & Larvik) – departure at 17:00, 18:30 and 23:00 (Tuesday) and 12:00 (Wednesday)

Return Sunday 27th at approx. 14:30 departure Bus to Oslo Airport Gardermoen (expected arrival before 19:00 Oslo Airport Gardermoen) will also stop at Oslo Bus terminal.

The Shuttlebus to Porsgrunn Railway station will also leave before 15:00 connecting with trains to Oslo/Drammen/Horten/Sandefjord Torp Airport & Larvik). 

Please contact the organizer for further information, the transport must be ordered from the organizer by the sign-up to the tournament

Kragerø Resort has been hosting Magnus while preparing for his 3 first WC titles and has become an important location for the modern Norwegian chess era!

The editions of Kragerø Resort Chess 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 has been a success with GM and IM norms and an increasing numbers of participants. Our goal for the 2022 tournament is to give you a safe, friendly, and exciting quality tournament.
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