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Frode Olav Olsen Urkedal
Number of games in database: 380
Years covered: 2006 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2557 (2491 rapid, 2472 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2571

Overall record: +150 -86 =115 (59.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 29 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Gambit Declined (30) 
    D37 D31 D35 D38 D30
 Slav (27) 
    D12 D18 D11 D17 D16
 King's Indian (25) 
    E90 E80 E60 E67 E94
 Nimzo Indian (20) 
    E21 E37 E44 E52 E46
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    A40 E10 A45 A50 A46
 Grunfeld (15) 
    D85 D91 D80 D70 D86
With the Black pieces:
 Queen's Indian (26) 
    E15 E14 E17 E12 E16
 Ruy Lopez (25) 
    C78 C91 C84 C95 C77
 Sicilian (19) 
    B20 B90 B84 B50 B76
 Nimzo Indian (18) 
    E20 E46 E26 E32 E34
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (14) 
    C95 C84 C91 C92 C94
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    A45 D02 A46 D01
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Urkedal vs E Fossan, 2017 1-0
   O N Al Ali vs Urkedal, 2012 0-1
   M Wiander vs Urkedal, 2010 0-1
   Urkedal vs Ivanchuk, 2014 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Australasian Masters GM (2019)
   Copenhagen Chess Challenge (2017)
   Rilton Cup 2018/19 (2018)
   Rilton Cup 2016/17 (2016)
   49th Rilton Cup 2019/20 (2019)
   Rilton Cup 2013/14 (2013)
   Xtracon Chess Open (2017)
   World Junior Championship (2012)
   Arctic Chess Challenge (2009)
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   Politiken Cup (2007)
   Fagernes GM Open (2014)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

   🏆 European Team Championship
   Thai Dai Van Nguyen vs Urkedal (Nov-21-21) 1/2-1/2
   T Sanikidze vs Urkedal (Nov-20-21) 1-0
   Urkedal vs M B Dastan (Nov-19-21) 1-0
   J Druska vs Urkedal (Nov-18-21) 1/2-1/2
   Urkedal vs K Piorun (Nov-16-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-14-1993, 29 years old) Norway

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FIDE Master (2008), International Master (2011), Norwegian champion (2012), FIDE Trainer (2014), Grandmaster (2016).

Wikipedia article: Frode Olav Olsen Urkedal

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 380  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H S Gretarsson vs Urkedal  ½-½222006Nordic School-ch U20A15 English
2. T Bromann vs Urkedal  ½-½702006Politiken CupD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
3. Urkedal vs N Berry 1-0362006Politiken CupD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Urkedal vs D Andersen  0-1472006Politiken CupA40 Queen's Pawn Game
5. M Rolvag vs Urkedal  ½-½512006Politiken CupA15 English
6. Urkedal vs A Muratet Casadevall  0-1602006Politiken CupA45 Queen's Pawn Game
7. H Willumsen vs Urkedal  1-0312006Politiken CupB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. Mads Jensen vs Urkedal  0-1332007Politiken CupA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Urkedal vs S Nordfjord  1-0342007Politiken CupA45 Queen's Pawn Game
10. G Rohit vs Urkedal  ½-½362007Politiken CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. Urkedal vs R Skytte  0-1382007Politiken CupA44 Old Benoni Defense
12. W Hensbergen vs Urkedal  ½-½222007Politiken CupE20 Nimzo-Indian
13. J W Knudsen vs Urkedal  0-11002007Politiken CupB20 Sicilian
14. Urkedal vs J Eklund  1-0262007Politiken CupA44 Old Benoni Defense
15. Urkedal vs M Antonsen 0-1132007Politiken CupA45 Queen's Pawn Game
16. C Holst vs Urkedal  0-1452007Politiken CupE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
17. Urkedal vs S Lund  1-0412007Politiken CupA46 Queen's Pawn Game
18. G Popilski vs Urkedal  1-0252007EU-ch U14 17thB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. Greenfeld vs Urkedal  1-0592008European Club CupA30 English, Symmetrical
20. Urkedal vs S J Filipovic  1-0342008European Club CupB06 Robatsch
21. Urkedal vs D Kovachev  0-1342008European Club CupE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
22. S Salihu vs Urkedal 1-0402008European Club CupB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. Urkedal vs M Barth Stanford  1-0382008European Club CupE15 Queen's Indian
24. T Middelburg vs Urkedal  ½-½1302008European Club CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. Urkedal vs E Escobar Felix  1-0222008European Club CupD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: FM Frode 0-0 Urkedal, Norway, born 1993. One of the many Norwegian promising juniors inspired by GM Magnus Carlsen.


Aug-30-09  Knight13: Apparently not promising enough...


Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: WYCC 2009 (U16): Draw yesterday against IM Santosh Gujrathi Vidit (IND 2459),

and 5/6 so far. Not bad!

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Now 2420,

and 2nd place yesterday in Knut Bøckman Cup (Norway):

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  Tabanus: 1st yesterday in the so-called "ASKO Pinse" tournament (Oslo Norway) 22-24 May 2010:


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  Tabanus: The Norwegian championships started two days ago (with a double round today). Our man is doing well so far:


Jan-04-14  DiscoJew: Friends with Bilbo Baggins. Has slewn Orcs. Can take you to the Ring.
May-14-14  offramp: Frodo today is 21. His great pilgrimage is beginning.
May-14-14  waustad: Happy b'day! I can't really remember that well what 21 was like being over triple that age, but I recall going into the liquor store and buying a bottle of whiskey on my b'day (perhaps Black Velvet, but I'm not sure). That was the only time over several years that they didn't ask for proof of age.
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: He was on <Family Matters>, right?
May-14-14  Appaz: No doubt the most important thing being 21 years old in Norway is that you can buy spirit.

Happy birthday, Frode!

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Finally a GM, congrats!

Apr-05-16  Interbond: Appaz, you only need to be 20 to buy spirit.
May-03-16  BIDMONFA: Frode Olav Olsen Urkedal


May-04-16  Appaz: Ha-ha, you are right, <Interbond>. Too many years has passed since that law was relevant for me, so I had forgot :)
May-04-16  Appaz: Btw, Urkedal is currently playing in After beating three lower rated opponents he also managed to beat Krishnan Sasikiran (2643) with black.

Today he will have the white pieces against Dimitry Andreikin (2736).

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  Tabanus:, Nordic champion 2019.
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  Tabanus: O-O Urkedal won the Fagernes Chess International 2020 undefeated with 7.5/9 and 2718 perf., congrats! http://turneringsservice.sjakklubb....

Round reports: https://fagerneschess2020.blogspot....

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