Commentators: IM Jonathan Westerberg and GM Ulf Andersson
Every player and official will recieve a VIP card during Hasselbacken Chess Open. That will give you 25 % discount at Scandic Hasselbacken during the tournament. Here you can se the VIP-collection.
Tournament Director: Stefan Lindh: +46 70 383 16 07 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Registration and entry fees: Ted Gemzell: +46 73 522 88 28 (email@example.com) Chess-results: Stefan Lindh: +46 70 383 16 07 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Lars Dock: +46 70 777 77 50 (email@example.com) Travel: Robert Spångberg: + 46 70 862 59 79 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Contact, Scandic Ariadne: Mikael Helin + 46 76 010 14 82 (email@example.com) Contact, playing venue, Hasselbacken: Stefan Lindh: +46 70 383 16 07 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Contact, arbiters at playing venue Hasselbacken: Lars Dock: +46 70 777 77 50 (email@example.com) Press: Ingemar Falk: +46 73 644 63 05 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
GM Samuel Sevian won all 20 games in the simultaneous chess exhibition on wednesday at hotel Hasselbacken. Here are the players Sam Sevian defeated: Philip Sandberg, Simon Sandberg, Alexander Vu, Edvin Trost, Robert Okpu, Christofer Brask, Christer Johansson, Stefan Lindh, Jung Min Seo, Curt Wrangö, Baldur Petersson, Philip Isaksson, Henrik Jonsson, Anders Grandell, Alexander Isaksson, Petter Fälting, Fredrik Palmqvist, Max Isaksson, Sunny Relom and Adrian Trost.
GM Pia Cramling will give a free lecture (45-60 min) with the theme: "My favourite players in Hasselbacken Chess Open!" Who will she pick? Come and find out at hotel Hasselbacken Sunday May 1 at 12:00 CET. Venue: "Bellmansalen", the commentary room. The lecture starts 2 hours before round 2 so take this opportunity to come prepared for your game. Welcome!
Your travel, part 1: Arlanda to Stockholm Central Station
By train:It´s easy to go from Arlanda to Stockholm Central Station by train with Arlanda Express. The cost for you two is 300 SEK and your little child travels for free. More info about Arlanda Express: Info. Prices. By bus: It´s equal easy to take the buss from Arlanda to Stockholm City. The price is 99 SEK. More info here: http://www.flygbussarna.se/en/arlanda Your travel, part 2: Arlanda to hotel Scandic Ariadne With Metro: First buy a metro card. Here you have the info for that: http://sl.se/en/fares--tickets/ Then take the metro (red line) towards Ropsten. Go with the metro to station "Gärdet". From there you have 8-10 min walk to the hotel. Here's a map: Your travel from Stockholm Central Station to playing venue Hasselbaken Here is the information when you arrive at Stockholm Central Station: From the invitation letter: In order to arrive to the playing venue, Hasselbacken: TRAM: Walk 500 meters from the Central Station to Sergels torg (Sergel’s Square) and enter tram no. 7 to station Gröna Lund. You can pay with Swedish cash or with card. The trip will take approx. 10 minutes and cost approx. 5 Euro. TAXI/CAB: There is a taxi/cab station just outside the Central Station. You can pay with Swedish cash or with card. The trip will take approx. 10 minutes and cost approx. 20 Euro. NB! Be sure to choose cabs from either Taxi Stockholm, Taxi Kurir or Taxi 020 (yellow); other cabs might be very expensive!