Youngsters give Norway the edge

Norway took a commanding lead after the first day of their triple friendly match against Sweden, winning 11.5-6.5 thanks to a fierce 5-1 performance in the youth match.

Family Duties

Magnus Carlsen has stolen the headlines in Stavanger with his two early victories. On Thursday he impressed with an exquisite attacking victory over Nils Grandelius, sacrificing a piece in the opening.

Diplomacy and confessions

 The Altibox Norway Chess event in Stavanger is now officially underway – the star-studded field started their maneuvering at a press conference before hostilities kick…