And the winners are…

The 2014 edition of Whitsun Grandmasters (GM-, IM, and Master groups) ended June 7. Here are all the prize winners in all the groups: GM Group 1. GM Krasimir Rusev (BUL) – 6½ 2. Helgi Dam Ziska (FAI) – 6 3. GM Stellan Brynell (SWE) – 5 4. Simon Bekker-Jensen (DEN) -5 IM Group 1. IM […]

Visit the Gallery page

Whitsun have been honoured by a visit of the famous Danish chess photographer Henrik E. Bruun, so please visit the gallery page to see some of his tournament pictures!

Quality Chess “Best game of the round” – round 6 and 7

The worlds leading chess publisher, Quality Chess, is sponsoring “Best game of the round” in Whitsun Grandmasters. Both players in “Game of the round” will get a book prize. The games are selected by IA Peter Olsen. The games are brought without comments today (could be updated later), due to time pressure. The game selected […]

Quality Chess “Best game of the round” – round 4 and 5

The worlds leading chess publisher, Quality Chess, is sponsoring “Best game of the round” in Whitsun Grandmasters. Both players in “Game of the round” will get a book prize. The games are selected by IA Peter Olsen. The games are brought without comments today (could be updated later), due to time pressure. The game selected […]

The Master groups begin today

24 players will join Whitsun today, when the four Master groups for players with ELO  1900+ begin. All four groups will play 5 rounds round robin, with 2 games today, one game Friday and tw0 games Saturday. Two games from The Master groups will also be broadcasted live. Todays selected games from the Master groups are: […]

Quality Chess “Best game of the round” – round 2 and 3

The worlds leading chess publisher, Quality Chess, is sponsoring “Best game of the round” in Whitsun Grandmasters. Both players in “Game of the round” will get a book prize. The games are selected by IA Peter Olsen. In round 2 there were only three decisive games, all in the IM group. The best game of the […]

Quality Chess “Best game of the round” – round 1

The worlds leading chess publisher, Quality Chess, is sponsoring “Best game of the round” in Whitsun Grandmasters. Both players in “Game of the round” will get a book prize. In round one, there were a couple of candidate games (Bech Hansen – Carstensen and Hector – Aabling-Thomsen), but one game was shining just a little bit brigther: […]

Whitsun Grandmasters has started!

Whitsun Grandmasters got started on schedule, and all players seemed to be ready for some good fighting chess. The first game to finish was IM Nikolay Milchev – Thomas Schou-Moldt in the IM-group. Black got out of a Kings Indian with an inferior and rather passive position, and with a instructive exchange sacrifice, Milchev got a strong position: IM […]

Last minute replacement in the GM-group

IM Jens Ove Fries-Nielsen has withdrawn from the tournament due to illness, but have been replaced by the strong, Danish FM Jakob Aabling-Thomsen. Jakob have already scored three IM norms, so he only needs to reach the 2400-mark!

Countdown: Quality Chess Pop quiz #1

We start the countdown to Whitsun Grandmasters 2014 with a pop quiz. The winner will receive a book prize from our tournament sponsor Quality Chess. The book can be picked up during Whitsun Grandmasters 2014 next week. To qualify for the bowl, you have to answer the following questions: 1. Black to move. What is […]