chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

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.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
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) 
    B06
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A21 A25
 French Defense (4) 
    C17 C02 C15 C01
 Reti System (4) 
    A04
Repertoire Explorer

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)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 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

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Ivar Bern
Search Google for Ivar Bern
FIDE player card for Ivar Bern


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

[what is this?]
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.

Wikipedia article: Ivar Bern


 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
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 130  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Bern wins | Bern loses  

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 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_cS...
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?

Nov-23-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <rcc> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivar_B... or else http://just@#$%inggoogleit.com/ :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.
Dec-24-13
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.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.
  8. Do not degrade Chessgames or any of it's staff/volunteers.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.


NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific player only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!
Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2023, Chessgames Services LLC