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24 may: Happy birthday Peter Heine Nielsen!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on May 24, 2012 by Chessurfer

Happy birthday Peter Heine Nielsen! The second for Vishy Anand celebrated his 39th birthday today.

Tillykke med fodselsdagen! 

Nielsen, born in Holstebro, Denmark became an International Grandmaster in 1994. He won the Danish Chess Championship five times: in 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, and 2008. He played for Denmark in seven Chess Olympiads, three times on top board, with an overall result of 60.1% (+24 −10 =35). He won an individual gold medal on third board at Moscow 1994.  His current rating is 2665, number 87 of the world. If you want to play through some of his games, go here:

After the 10th game, “PH” invited us over in the laboratory for a piece of birthday cake! Big guy, small cake. Thanks!

World chess championship logo

Posted in Uncategorized on May 1, 2012 by Chessurfer

World chess championship logo

The official logo for the world championship match.