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Berge Ostenstad
B Ostenstad 
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Number of games in database: 228
Years covered: 1982 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2451 (2443 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2497

Overall record: +80 -68 =80 (52.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (14) 
    E91 E94 E92 E97 E60
 English, 1 c4 e5 (10) 
    A20 A29 A28
 English (9) 
    A13 A17 A10 A16 A18
 Queen's Gambit Declined (8) 
    D38 D37 D30 D06 D36
 Slav (7) 
    D12 D15 D11 D16 D18
 Semi-Slav (6) 
    D45 D43 D49 D44
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (25) 
    C18 C03 C19 C15 C01
 French Winawer (15) 
    C18 C19 C15
 Grunfeld (12) 
    D91 D86 D87 D70 D76
 Caro-Kann (10) 
    B14 B10 B17
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E12 E17 E14 E15
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C03 C07 C05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Collins vs B Ostenstad, 2011 0-1
   B Ostenstad vs Carlsen, 2002 1-0
   B Ostenstad vs S Agdestein, 2004 1-0
   D Raznikov vs B Ostenstad, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Norwegian Championship (1999)
   European Team Championship (1992)
   Norwegian Championship (2004)
   Norwegian Championship (2006)
   Norwegian Championship (2018)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (1988)
   Nordic Championship (2001)
   European Club Cup (2003)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   EUR-chT (Men) 9th (1989)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   European Club Cup (2011)

   🏆 Norwegian Championship
   J L Hammer vs B Ostenstad (Jul-14-18) 1-0
   B Ostenstad vs J Christiansen (Jul-13-18) 1/2-1/2
   L Tallaksen vs B Ostenstad (Jul-12-18) 0-1
   B Ostenstad vs J Haug (Jul-11-18) 1/2-1/2
   F Elsness vs B Ostenstad (Jul-10-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Sep-15-1964, 58 years old) Norway

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Berge Østenstad is a Norwegian chess International Grandmaster, who gained the International Master title in 1987, and the International Grandmaster title in 2003.

Østenstad scored 7.5/9 at the European Team Championship in Debrecen 1992.

Østenstad won the Norwegian Chess Championship in: 1984, 1990, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2004, and 2011. He played for Norway in the Chess Olympiads of 1984, 1990, and 2004.

He plays for Asker SK.

Wikipedia article: Berge Østenstad

Last updated: 2019-02-03 16:07:41

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 244  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Ostenstad vs Kudrin  0-1201982Gausdal Young MenE12 Queen's Indian
2. K Pulkkinen vs B Ostenstad  0-1471983Nordic-ttB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
3. B Ostenstad vs M O'Cinneide  1-0281984World Junior ChampionshipE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
4. H Korhonen vs B Ostenstad  1-0271984World Junior ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
5. M Matlak vs B Ostenstad  ½-½501984World Junior ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
6. B Ostenstad vs Piket  ½-½311984World Junior ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
7. B Ostenstad vs J Gil Capape  1-0351984World Junior ChampionshipE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
8. C Navrotescu vs B Ostenstad  0-1331984World Junior ChampionshipA14 English
9. M L Condie vs B Ostenstad  ½-½201984World Junior ChampionshipA15 English
10. B Ostenstad vs N Billah  1-0311984World Junior ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. B Ostenstad vs I Stohl  0-1191984World Junior ChampionshipD94 Grunfeld
12. M Abarca Aguirre vs B Ostenstad  0-1321984World Junior ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
13. B Ostenstad vs Oll  0-1511984World Junior ChampionshipA77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2
14. B Ostenstad vs J Klinger  1-0271984World Junior ChampionshipB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
15. Dreev vs B Ostenstad  1-0291984World Junior ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. M O Khan vs B Ostenstad  1-0441984Thessaloniki OlympiadB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
17. B Ostenstad vs I Onat  1-0581984Thessaloniki OlympiadD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. B Ostenstad vs A Zichichi  0-1531984Thessaloniki OlympiadD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
19. B Ostenstad vs M Ruefenacht  1-0361984Thessaloniki OlympiadD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. B Ostenstad vs Morovic Fernandez  0-1321984Thessaloniki OlympiadD29 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
21. B Ostenstad vs L Ogaard  ½-½181985NOR-chD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. B Ostenstad vs T Ernst  ½-½91985Gausdal ztA57 Benko Gambit
23. Rantanen vs B Ostenstad  1-0281985Nordic-chTB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
24. B Ostenstad vs Petursson  ½-½521985Gausdal ZonalD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
25. Larsen vs B Ostenstad 1-0441985Gausdal ZonalA38 English, Symmetrical
 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 244  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-14-06  BIDMONFA: Berge Ostenstad


Mar-14-08  masterwojtek: As of 2005, Berge Østenstad has won more Norwegian Chess Championships than any other player, seven in total. He won in 1984, 1990, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2003, and 2004.
Aug-05-15  jrofrano: Berge Ostenstad is the sixth GM as part of my new series called the GM Spotlight!

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Classical games: Berge Ostenstad beat Magnus Carlsen 3 to 1, with 4 draws.>

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