A few statistics as of today:
The starting list contains 29 title holders, of which only 2 are Norwegian!
8 of the title holders are women, led by last year’s winner, Monika Socko.
IM Torbjørn Ringdal Hansen in 20th spot, (Elo 2412) is so far the highest ranked Norwegian.
The top ten average is a solid 2613!
ACC definitively is an international tournament already, since just 23 of the contestants are from Norway. 21 other countries are represented, making up more than 60% of the list so far.
Only 8 of the entries lack international Elo, and the average rating is 2268.
Players coming in pairs
As of now 7 chess couples are listed, with all 14 having international titles. Last year’s winner Monika Socko and her husband Bartosz have the highest average Elo, 2551. Below are all chess couples :
|GM||Loek van Wely||The Netherlands||2639||2396||6|
|WIM||Lorena Zepeda||EL Salvador||2152|