Hans Tikkanen

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Hans Tikkanen
HansTikkanen11.jpg
Hans Tikkanen, 2011
Full name Hans Tikkanen
Country  Sweden
Born (1985-02-06) 6 February 1985 (age 32)
Karlstad, Sweden
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2503 (June 2017)
Peak rating 2596 (July 2011)

Hans Christian Tikkanen (born 6 February 1985 in Karlstad) is a Swedish chess Grandmaster (2010). In 2011 he won the Swedish championship.[1]

Chess career[edit]

He won the Swedish Junior Chess Championship in 2002.[2] In 2010 he won the Lithuanian University of Agriculture Cup in Kaunas[3] and tied for 3rd–6th with Sarunas Sulskis, Tiger Hillarp Persson and Kaido Kulaots at Borup.[4] In January 2012 he came second in the Group C of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee.[5] He played for Sweden in the European Team Chess Championships of 2005 (in team 3), 2011 and 2013[6]

In the January 2012 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2549, making him Sweden's seventh highest ranked player.

Football career[edit]

Tikkanen played besides his chess career, active football in the swedish Division 5 Sydvästra B club Hallands Nations FF.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hans Tikkanen is Swedish Champion 2011". ChessBase.com. 2011-07-27. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sveriges Schackförbund: Juniormästare". Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lithuanian University of Agriculture CUP November 2010 Lithuania". FIDE. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "5. XtraCon i Skovbo 2010 GM-turnering November 2010 Denmark". FIDE. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Wijk aan Zee Rd13 Aronian is sole winner!". ChessBase.com. 2012-01-29. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "European Men's Team Chess Championship: Hans Tikkanen". OlimpBase. Retrieved 6 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "Hans Tikkanen Hallands Nations FF". Laget. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 

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