GM Tiger Hillarp-Persson plays impressively in Deltalift Open!

GM Tiger Hillarp-Persson faced the most  difficult opponent in the fifth round of Deltalift Open, the Russian top player GM Maxim Turov! They played a sharp game in Slav Defense where Hillarp dominated the complete game with no mercy, and won in just 25 moves! The tournament is played at the beautiful beach of Tylösand, in the vicinity of Halmstad. Hillarp now seems to have a good chance to win the tournament if he continues to “deliver” like this in the following three rounds!

Watch the complete game at FollowChess.


In the sixth round Hillarp met GM Ralf Åkesson. They drew and Hillarp is now the sole leader on 5.5 out of 6 points.