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Hammer wins Xtracon Chess Open 2018

fil5668The Xtracon Open is a huge 10-round tournament taking place in Elsinore, Denmark which was held from 21-29 July 2018. It was previously known as the Politiken Cup before acquiring its new Danish IT company sponsor.

397 players took part in the tournament!
Xtracon Chess Open has ended with lots of fighting chess and drama. Five men were leading before the last round.
In the end the Norwegian grandmaster Jon Ludvig Hammer won the Xtracon Chess Open 2018 with 8½ points out of 10. He had a better tie-break than Dmitry Andreikin, who is second also with 8,5 points.
Six players shared the third place with 8 points and GM Rasmus Svane was with the best tie-break.

There were 2 rating prizes in each of the rating categories where the winners were:

2301-2400: Prantik Roy, India – 7
2201-2300: Edward Song, USA – 7
2101-2200: Jens Evang Ingebretsen, Norway – 7
2001-2100: Morten Frank Jensen, Denmark – 6½
1901-2000: Afras Mansoor, Norway – 6
1801-1900: Johan Pettersen, Norway – 6
1701-1800: Mathias Lind Schouten, Norway – 5½
1501-1700: Andreas Weber, Germany – 5
.. -1500: Sverre Lye, Norway – 4½

Replay the games here

Final standings

1 Hammer Jon Ludvig 8,5
2 Andreikin Dmitry 8,5
3 Svane Rasmus 8
4 Grandelius Nils 8
5 Bosiocic Marin 8
6 Rasmussen Allan Stig 8
7 Hansen Sune Berg 8
8 Jobava Baadur 8
9 Agdestein Simen 7,5
10 Keymer Vincent 7,5
11 Saric Ivan 7,5
12 Vitiugov Nikita 7,5
13 Andersen Mads 7,5
14 Salomon Johan 7,5
15 Shirov Alexei 7,5
16 Notkevich Benjamin Arvola 7,5
17 Tari Aryan 7,5
18 Roy Prantik 7
19 Korley Kassa 7
20 Maze Sebastien 7
21 Delorme Axel 7
22 Holm Kristian Stuvik 7
23 Hjartarson Johann 7
24 Lin Chen 7
25 Chatalbashev Boris 7
26 Moradiabadi Elshan 7
27 Venkataraman Karthik 7
28 Johansson Linus 7
29 Ingebretsen Jens E 7
30 Thybo Jesper Sondergaard 7
31 Grigorov Grigor 7
32 Jepson Christian 7
33 Ni Shiqun 7
34 Song Edward 7
35 Bjerre Jonas Buhl 7
36 Goff Ronan Le 7
37 Akesson Ralf 7
38 Carlstedt Jonathan 7
39 Timman Jan H 7
40 Pantzar Milton 7
41 Berg Olaf 7
42 Bekker-Jensen Simon 6,5
43 Mu Ke 6,5
44 Nakar Eylon 6,5
45 Hector Jonny 6,5
46 Urkedal Frode Olav Olsen 6,5
47 Foisor Sabina-Francesca 6,5
48 Aabling-Thomsen Jakob 6,5
49 Hilby Craig 6,5
50 Aagaard Jacob 6,5
51 Hagen Andreas Skytte 6,5
52 Antonsen Mikkel 6,5
53 Vestby-Ellingsen Mads 6,5
54 Sawatzki Frank 6,5
55 Raghunandan Kaumandur Srihari 6,5
56 Buchenau Frank 6,5
57 Nielsen Andre 6,5
58 Chittka Julius 6,5
59 Svane Frederik 6,5
60 Mikalsen Erlend 6,5
61 Bekker-Jensen David 6,5
62 Matthiesen Martin 6,5
63 Liu Manli 6,5
64 Bach Matthias 6,5
65 O`Gorman Tom 6,5
66 Haugli Petter 6,5
67 Ivarsson Torbjorn 6,5
68 Jensen Morten Frank 6,5
69 Nielsen Thomas Bach 6,5
70 Ochsner Bjorn Moller 6
71 Salles Louis 6
72 Laubsch Bernd 6
73 Taylor Adam C 6
74 Jacobsen Mikkel Manosri 6
75 Tryggestad Andreas Garberg 6
76 Hinrichs Lars 6
77 Hoi Carsten 6
78 Debarshi Mukherjee 6
79 Lammers Markus 6
80 Ongut Tamas Gunes 6
81 Koellner Ruben Gideon 6
82 Haubro Martin 6
83 Heimisson Hilmir Freyr 6
84 Percivaldi Martin 6
85 Kizatbay Abyl 6
86 Rydstrom Tom 6
87 Skousen Nikolai 6
88 Hobber Anders 6
89 Roseneck Jonas 6
90 Storme Isak 6
91 Andersen Morten 6
92 Lindgren Philip 6
93 Baum Bernd 6
94 Johannsson Orn Leo 6
95 Pettersen Johan 6
96 Rewitz Poul 6
97 Jorgensen Brian 6
98 Nielsen Viktor Haarmark 6
99 Schmidt Kristen 6
100 Thogersen Rasmus 6
101 Jaksland Tim 6
102 Mansoor Afras 6
103 Petersen Steen 6
104 Lahlum Hans Olav 6
105 Kistrup Nicolai 6
106 Mejvik Jacob 6
107 Ingvason Johann 6
108 Dishman Stephen 6
109 Hoeffer David 6
110 Hill Alistair 6
111 Schultz-Pedersen Jesper 6
112 Khlopushin Dmitriy 6
113 Berg Klaus 6
114 Lund Gunnar 5,5
115 Tiarks Jann-Christian 5,5
116 Weber Samuel 5,5
117 Crevatin Leo 5,5
118 Nilsson Patrik 1978 5,5
119 Hartung-Nielsen Jens 5,5
120 Colbow Collin 5,5
121 Grove Peter 5,5
122 Petersen Peter Birk 5,5
123 Petersson Baldur Teodor 5,5
124 Kunz Andre 5,5
125 Thybo Thomas Sondergaard 5,5
126 Schwarz Frank 5,5
127 Munshi Aditya 5,5
128 Niese Holger 5,5
129 Skjoldager Mikael 5,5
130 Gonzalez Francisco Silva 5,5
131 Sorensen Hampus 5,5
132 Nilssen Ellen Fredericia 5,5
133 Acikel Mert 5,5
134 Koellner Christof 5,5
135 Skaarup Kasper 5,5
136 Myrheim Hakon Abeland 5,5
137 Hansen Svein E 5,5
138 Smeby Ole 5,5
139 Jorgensen Dennis 5,5
140 Solberg Joachim 5,5
141 Ramsdal Jens Albert 5,5
142 Alquist Erik 5,5
143 Jensen Thore Nyboe 5,5
144 Schouten Mathias Lind 5,5
145 Jensen Michael Agermose 5,5
146 Kizatbay Alseit 5,5
147 Gottstein Claudius-Thomas 5,5
148 Glibstrup Jakob 5,5
149 Dishman Matthew 5,5
150 Christiansen Jens Jorgen 5,5
151 Rossen Claus 5,5
152 Larsen Ulrik 5,5
153 Schmied Andreas 5,5
154 Greeuw Sietske 5,5
155 Schwerteck Michael 5,5
156 Mai Aron Thor 5,5
157 Christensen Thomas 5,5
158 Rosell Sven 5,5
159 Jensen Tobias Ilsoe 5,5
160 Rasmussen Lars Garne 5,5
161 Quinn David 5,5
162 Besq Alexander Le 5,5
163 Stage-Steffensen Sander 5,5
164 Thannheiser Thomas 5,5
165 Pavlov Mikhail 5,5
166 Jessen Alexander 5,5
167 Schrodt Sebastian 5,5
168 Andersson Lars 5,5
169 Christensen Jacob Foged 5,5
170 Fjallheim Leif Reinert 5,5
171 Andersen Daniel 5,5
172 Laustsen Lars 5
173 Thuesen Mogens 5
174 Vesterli Michael E. 5
175 Christiansen Arne 5
176 Poulsen Iver 5
177 Arndt Uwe 5
178 Dauth Benjamin 5
179 Hakansson Stefan 5
180 Kleimark Anders 5
181 Klings Peter 5
182 Nielsen Klaus 5
183 Rasmussen Jonas H 5
184 Jacobsen Heidrikur T. 5
185 Pakmor Claus 5
186 Gula Julian 5
187 Roder Peter Ulrik 5
188 Mai Alexander Oliver 5
189 Shehzad Shazil 5
190 Askerov Imamali 5
191 Rygg Andreas Gangstad 5
192 Leutwyler Martin 5
193 Woltery Nicolai 5
194 Rolstad Morten 5
195 Ponomarev Denis 5
196 Nielsen Jorgen Lovgren 5
197 Stray Gunnar 5
198 Liabotro Ola 5
199 Satre Roger 5
200 Linderod Lars Erik 5
201 Dahl Max 5
202 Molvig Henrik 5
203 Moe Mogens 5
204 Stern Geoffrey 5
205 Mehringer Joerg 5
206 Pallesen Jacob 5
207 Mortensen Rogvi 5
208 Preuss Flemming 5
209 Henningsen Lasse 5
210 Schmitt Carsten 5
211 Salerno Christian 5
212 Degerfeldt Sven 5
213 Rasmussen Morten Fredsgaard 5
214 Larsen Preben R. 5
215 Undheim Bjarne 5
216 Weber Andreas 5
217 Stam Bart 5
218 Andersen Dag 5
219 Hansen Verner 5
220 Sandberg Martin 5
221 Slettebo Jan 5
222 Meyer Juergen 5
223 Nielsen Palle 5
224 Oland Arne 5
225 Bengtsson Jessica 4,5
226 Johansen Oivind 4,5
227 Kittilsen Sigurd 4,5
228 Matras Ove 4,5
229 Damm-Frydenberg Anders 4,5
230 Hafstad Leif 4,5
231 Svendsen Mads O. 4,5
232 Green Per 4,5
233 Voll Oddvar U 4,5
234 Saravana Vedant Kumar 4,5
235 Hyldkrog Lars 4,5
236 Koellner Felicitas Ophelia 4,5
237 Berg Margar M. 4,5
238 Hansen Simon L. 4,5
239 Tenold Andreas 4,5
240 Agustsson Hafsteinn 4,5
241 Kreken Eivind Grunt 4,5
242 Nesse David 4,5
243 Nordin Eric 4,5
244 O`Gorman Alice 4,5
245 Rasmussen Ken L. 4,5
246 Bering Anders 4,5
247 Christensen Tommy 4,5
248 Lunde Sigmund 4,5
249 Bernstein Jonas August 4,5
250 Pedersen Lars Wisler 4,5
251 Lye Sverre 4,5
252 Jorgensen Alexander Torp 4,5
253 Hjornevik Oyvind 4,5
254 Hjornevik Knut J 4,5
255 Aase Olav Idar 4,5
256 Ji Jiahao Eric 4,5
257 Moller Arne Vang 4,5
258 Brink Nienke van den 4,5
259 Falkesgaard Jeppe Hald 4,5
260 Skaale Janus 4,5
261 Skjoldager Flemming 4,5
262 Unneland Mathias 4,5
263 Burchard Ingar B 4,5
264 Christensen Verner 4,5
265 Densing Gerd 4,5
266 Nielsen Jorgen Kamp 4,5
267 Rasmussen Henrik Egede 4,5
268 Koellner Aaron Noah 4,5
269 Ufnarovski Victor 4,5
270 Nord Alexander 4,5
271 Henriksen Morgan 4,5
272 Shehzad Alisha 4,5
273 Skovgaard Ib 4,5
274 Andreasen Jon S. 4,5
275 Justinussen Sigurd B. 4
276 Bebchuk Leonid 4
277 Manz Andreas 4
278 Hansen Tommy 4
279 Haraldsson Leif 4
280 Langvik Ulrikke 4
281 Amin Idris 4
282 Leonhardsen Vebjorn Maanum 4
283 Jarlnaes Erik 4
284 Narheim Mats 4
285 Nielsen Morten Majlund 4
286 Finnsson Eli W. 4
287 Kallenbach Olav 4
288 Larsen Jo Ingebrigt 4
289 Sjol Henrik 4
290 Kopperberg Steen 4
291 Tulliez Andre 4
292 Christiansen Torsten Sundgaar 4
293 Haugaard Thomas 4
294 Sorokin Artem 4
295 Larsen Hans Haagen 4
296 Ramkilde Mikael 4
297 Strachan Christian C. 4
298 Nielsen Henrik Wendelbo 4
299 Rasmussen Morten 4
300 Christensen Benny 4
301 Yilmaz Kazim 4
302 Lindgaard Tobias Simon 4
303 Jensen Torben W. 4
304 Stage-Steffensen Theo 4
305 Frisk Hans 4
306 Larsen Arne Walther 4
307 Tummasarson Flovin M. 4
308 Norevall Ulf 4
309 Petersen Jan 4
310 Tolba Henri 4
311 Syndergaard Stig 4
312 Tarakanov Vladislav 4
313 Damm Henrik 4
314 Gade Jens 4
315 Wahlgreen Noah 4
316 Horslund Mikael 4
317 Kristian Pade Frederiksen 3,5
318 Jonsson Olafur Gisli 3,5
319 Poulsen Knud 3,5
320 Wiberg Jonas 3,5
321 Alfven Jorgen 3,5
322 Halberg Jesper 3,5
323 Overmark Ole 3,5
324 Sorensen Bernhard W. 3,5
325 Kristensen Thomas Overgaard 3,5
326 Nielsen Carsten Juul 3,5
327 Bratteteig Tore-Inge 3,5
328 Knudsen Jan 3,5
329 Mielow Bjarne 3,5
330 Kristiansen Elias V. 3,5
331 Gottschalck Christian 3,5
332 Nielsen Peter 3,5
333 Gaure Sigurd Lauvas 3,5
334 Keymer Cecilia 3,5
335 Stromhaug Kristoffer Wang 3,5
336 Warston Hakan 3,5
337 Rasmussen Henning 3,5
338 Stage Mathias Juul 3,5
339 Kharraziha Hamid 3,5
340 Madsen Dennis 3,5
341 Svane Freja 3,5
342 Starup Leo 3,5
343 Stochkel Casper 3,5
344 Jensen Hans Askov 3,5
345 Larsen Jens Evald 3,5
346 Skjoldager Per 3
347 Fransson Angelina 3
348 Emborg Jens 3
349 Loveid Erik 3
350 Jorgensen Orla Eilegaard 3
351 Madison Sigurd 3
352 Joensen Sigurd 3
353 Sundin Sven-Ingvar 3
354 Larsen Mette Dalsgaard 3
355 Nielsen Kai Gylling 3
356 Fjallheim Benjamin Reinert 3
357 Jensen Jonbert M. S. 3
358 Rasmussen Ole 3
359 Gabrielsen Rasmus Arvola 3
360 O`gorman Brian 3
361 Tonnesen Jan Ryder 3
362 Naesborg Jens-Ole 3
363 Bremer Erik 3
364 Olsen Lars Peter Levin 3
365 Mansoor Areeb 3
366 Ji Jiabao Eivind 3
367 Hina Ariza 2,5
368 Fjallheim Elmar Reinert 2,5
369 Nielsen Leo Kresten Roland 2,5
370 Lalla Karol 2,5
371 Jacobsen Per 2,5
372 Sandbech Ted Henrik 2,5
373 Schouten Ken Ronny 2,5
374 O`gorman Pipa 2,5
375 Hviid Hans Henrik 2,5
376 Eriksson Jorgen 2
377 Knudsen Martin Mosgaard 2
378 Stuhr Finn 2
379 Harders Poul Erik 2
380 Persson Lars 1958 2
381 Johansen Paul Ivar 2
382 Hinrichs Kurt 2
383 Schnell Andrea 2
384 Thybo Jan 2
385 Morling Aase 2
386 Nielsen Bjorn 2
387 Maharjan Radha Krishna 1,5
388 1941 Bo HT Eriksson 1,5
389 Jensen Johannes Frank 1
390 Schjolin John 0,5
391 Sadhwani Raunak 0
392 Harshit Raja 0
393 Sidhant Mohapatra 0
394 V Raghav,Srivathsav 0
395 Nesheim Mathias 0
396 Wibe Per H. 0
397 Gabrielsen Oliver 0