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Chess tournament: Carlsen will be in Stavanger in 2017

Chess Player Magnus CarlsenChess Player Magnus Carlsen.Photo: Vegard Wivestad Grøtt / NTB scanpix


Norway Chess tournament will be arranged in Stavanger in 2017 and Magnus Carlsen is already guaranteed as a participant.

The tournament will be played in the period June 5th to 17th.

Magnus Carlsen will play World Cup match against Russian Sergey Karjakin in New York later this year, and Karjakin is also one of those who will participate in Norway Chess 2017.

The organizers are trying to send out invitations these days and they hope having Norway Chess 2017 strongest than ever.
In April this year Magnus Carlsen won Norway Chess for the first time.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today