Sunday, 18 March 2018

TV 2 new main sponsor

We are happy to annonce that TV 2 for the fourth time will be sponsoring the Fagernes tournament.
The new tournament name will accordingly be TV 2 Fagernes International.

TV 2 is Norway's largest commercial broadcaster.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Welcome to Fagernes Chess International!

The tournament is played at the major Norwegian Chess Hotel Scandic Valdres
at Fagernes, 187 km north of Oslo.
Main organizer is Hans Olav Lahlum in cooperation with Hedmark og Oppland Sjakkrets.

Hans Olav Lahlum
Hans Olav Lahlum (born 1973) is a well known Norwegian chess player, chess organizer and chess TV commentator, having the titles of International Organizer (IO) and International Arbiter (IA) from the World Chess Federation FIDE. 

Lahlum organized numerous international tournaments at Gausdal 1999-2008, Oslo 2011-2014 and Fagernes 2014-2017. 

He has also been chief arbiter in many other large tournaments including the Norwegian championships 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2017.