AGDESTEYN Seaman( chess-player)
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Biography AGDESTEYN Seaman
Born May 15, 1967 in Bergen.
International grandmaster since 1985.
Winner of tournaments Jerusalem (1986), Aalborg (1987), Lyon (1988), Espoo (1989), etc.
Professional rating of 1 May 2001. - 2507
FIDE rating of 1 April 2001. - 2591
Cimen Agdesteyn became the first Norwegian chess star of international magnitude. However, his compatriots from the other and not expect. It's no joke to say, in 15 years, Seaman became the champion of the country, at 18 the youngest grandmaster at the moment! Since the mid eighties Agdesteyn frequenter of major international tournaments. His rating is steadily increasing, and the Norwegian grandmaster firmly grounded in the First World Twenty. But even this makes a truly unique figure in Simena.
Norwegian grandmaster achieved great heights and then, seemingly distant from chess as a sport like football. In 1988-1989 Agdesteyn was a member of the Norwegian national football team. At one point he even offered to go to one of the English clubs, but a serious knee injury has left the place a choice between football and chess. We started Agdesteyna hard band. It was not just the knee, but also in the general state of health. And then there's chess and results, and with them the top rolled down the hill. At this difficult moment Simena is supported family.
Now Agdesteyn was a coach in the so-called 'Norwegian College of Sports training masters'. Incidentally, the team that the school won the first World Cup to schools organized by the COP. Seaman is gradually returning to chess. For example, a recent match against Shirov in rapid chess even though he lost, but looked like gangbusters. However, the success Agdesteyna seems not really care about and. 'I saw dark side of life and very happy to just stay home with his family, doing business, as little as possible', - confessed in one of his last interviews, Norwegian grandmaster.