Welcome to the school chess tournament in Stavanger – simultaneously when the 10 best players in the world are in town!

Location: The Science Factory in Sandnes
Date: Friday, June 9 & Saturday June 10
Children’s Grand Prix on Sunday 11 June

For the 5th year in a row, the Altibox Norway Chess school tournament is organised for kids in elementary school from all over Norway!

There will be fun activities and prizes throughout the weekend.

School team tournament:

School teams with 3 people per team (max. 2 teams per school, first come, first served!)
Live broadcast on TV Vest
Energy Match June 10: Enerski, Ekråbowling, Building 3D buildings, wave, walking the plank, Blowin In The Wind, Wheelchair Race and more
Taco Buffet Saturday June 10 after the Energy Match

Participation in the school team tournament is free of charge.
200 kroner to attend the Energy Match with subsequent taco buffet 10th June. The Energy match start at 10am and enda at 12pm. The games start at 1pm.


Children’s Grand Prix:
11th of June

Each team must have a team leader accompanying the children. Are you interested in getting students from your school participate the tournament in June? It is a unique opportunity for children to be present when the world’s best chess players are in town. Join!


  • Individually
  • Upper age 26 years
  • Kr. 200 per person.
  • Must be a registered member of a youth chess club (can be registered directly at the venue)
  • Prizes
  • Accommodation at Quality Residence Hotel at discounted rates

For more information contact: [email protected]

Responsible for school teams tournament and BGP: Erlend Stangeland tel. +47 913 73 931

Responsible for entries: Line-Jin tel +47 920 91 646



Friday June 9 (School teams 3 per team) Saturday June 10 (School teams 3 per team) Sunday June 11 BGP (Individual)
5:30pm: Registration 10am-12pm: Energy Match! 10am: Registration
7pm: Round 1 12pm: Lunch – Taco buffet 11am: Round 1
8pm: Round 2 1:30pm: Round 4 11:45am: Round 2
9pm: Round 3 2:30pm: Round 5 12:30pm: Round 3
Finish about 9:30pm 3:30pm: Round 6 1pm: Lunch break
4:15pm: Prize ceremony 1:30pm: Round 4
Finish about 5:30pm 2:15pm: Round 5
Premieuteling 15:00
Slutt ca. 15:20