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Ivar Bern
Number of games in database: 111
Years covered: 1987 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2309
Highest rating achieved in database: 2380

Overall record: +33 -33 =45 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (6) 
    E99 E61 E94 E66 E63
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D30 D31 D35
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 D02 A41 A46
 English (5) 
    A13 A16 A10 A11 A19
 English, 1 c4 c5 (4) 
    A36 A30 A37
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A70 A56 A60
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (11) 
    B33 B32 B30 B31
 Dutch Defense (11) 
    A90 A87 A84 A85
 Robatsch (5) 
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A21 A25
 French Defense (4) 
    C17 C02 C15 C01
 Reti System (4) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Bern vs J van Oosterom, 2006 1-0
   I Bern vs M Lecroq, 2002 1-0
   I Bern vs L Danek, 2002 1-0
   I Bern vs W Stern, 2002 1/2-1/2
   T Spanton vs I Bern, 2000 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Taastrup-B (1990)
   European Youth Championship 1987/88 (1987)
   Caorle Open (1989)

   🏆 TCh-NOR Elite -22
   I Bern vs V Plat (Oct-31-21) 1/2-1/2
   I Bern vs M Ragger (Mar-03-17) 0-1

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(born Jan-20-1967, 56 years old) Norway

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Correspondence GM (1991) and International Master. Winner of the 17th World Correspondence Chess Championship (2002-2005). He scored 10.5 points out of 16 along with Wolfgang Rohde of Germany and Joachim Neumann of Germany, but Bern had the better tiebreaks.

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 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 130  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Bern vs L Ogaard  ½-½411987NOR-chA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
2. I Bern vs V Puri  0-1601987World Junior ChampionshipA16 English
3. Serper vs I Bern  1-0731987World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
4. I Bern vs L B Hansen  ½-½141987World Junior ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
5. I Bern vs I Weerakoon  1-0261987World Junior ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. I Bern vs J Gdanski  1-0291987World Junior ChampionshipA36 English
7. I Bern vs E Fernandez Aguado  1-0131987World Junior ChampionshipE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
8. M Ballmann vs I Bern  0-1411987World Junior ChampionshipA25 English
9. I Bern vs S A Butt  1-0311987World Junior ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
10. E Sevillano vs I Bern  0-1881987World Junior ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
11. G Rechlis vs I Bern  1-0321987World Junior ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
12. H Stefansson vs I Bern  1-0391987World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
13. A Sorin vs I Bern  1-0281987World Junior ChampionshipA44 Old Benoni Defense
14. J Gdanski vs I Bern  0-144198711th Nordic CupB27 Sicilian
15. R Wessman vs I Bern  0-135198711th Nordic CupA80 Dutch
16. I Bern vs M Hoffman  1-041198711th Nordic CupE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. I Bern vs T Kokkila  1-018198711th Nordic CupA10 English
18. I Bern vs D Kosic  0-1291987European Youth Championship 1987/88D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. T Thorhallsson vs I Bern  1-0191987European Youth Championship 1987/88A80 Dutch
20. I D MacKay vs I Bern  1-0391987European Youth Championship 1987/88A43 Old Benoni
21. C Wians vs I Bern  1-0461987European Youth Championship 1987/88A07 King's Indian Attack
22. I Bern vs D McMahon  1-0421987European Youth Championship 1987/88D13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
23. I Bern vs B Spycher  0-1411987European Youth Championship 1987/88E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
24. H Casagrande vs I Bern  0-1331987European Youth Championship 1987/88A25 English
25. I Bern vs J D Sullivan  1-0361987European Youth Championship 1987/88A48 King's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-07-06  Appaz: Congratulations to the 17th World Champion in correspondence chess!
Oct-16-07  Interbond: A just finished game with comments from the 15th ICCF Olympiad between two Wordl Champions Bern-Oosterom
Nov-23-10  rapidcitychess: <Fritz is no match for Bern and Fritz!>

---Ivan(?) Bern

I think this guy's first name is Ivan, if I remember correctly from Chess Life.

Any one able to confirm?

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <rcc> or else http://just@#$ :D
Nov-23-10  rogge: I remember <Ivar> from the old days. My school team played against his school team. Obviously we won the match..
Dec-24-13  Bowen Island: Maybe Chess Life misspelled his name; on the "Win with the Stonewall Dutch" book which he co-authored he spells his first name Ivar.
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Bern's forename, in my experience, has always been spelt as given in the profile here.
Dec-24-13  rogge: I told you 3 years ago, it's Ivar.
Oct-26-14  ljfyffe: I've a burn, you say?
Nov-23-14  ljfyffe: Ivar Bern placed second in the 1994 - 2001 ICCF
World Cup VII Final.
Jan-20-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Ivar Bern. For some reason, you were left off the Birthday List.

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