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Jon Ludvig Hammer vs Vincent Keymer, Xtracon Chess Open, 2018

26th August, 2018

Xtracon Chess Open, 2018

The Xtracon Chess Open in Helsingor, Denmark is one of the world’s largest tournaments, with almost 400 participants. The Norwegian Jon Ludvig Hammer, one of Magnus Carlsen’s main trainers, won on tiebreak ahead of Dimitri Andreikin with 8.5/10. In the final round he was paired with the 14–year-old German prodigy Vincent Keymer, who secured a GM norm in this tournament, having made history by winning the Grenke Chess Open in...

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