Welcome to Fagernes Chess International!

The tournament is played at the new Norwegian Chess Hotel Quality Hotel & Resort Fagernes at Fagernes, 187 km north of Oslo.
Main organizer is Hans Olav Lahlum in cooperation with the Norwegian Chess Federation.

Hans Olav Lahlum

Hans Olav Lahlum (born 1973) is a well known Norwegian chess player and chess organizer, having the titles of International Organizer (IO) and International Arbiter (IA) from the World Chess Federation FIDE.

Lahlum organized numberous international tournaments at Gausdal 1999-2008 and Oslo 2011-2013. 

He has also been chief arbiter in many other large tournaments including the Norwegian championships 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.