Once again Aarhus bids welcome

Smiling faces in Aarhus (Photo: courtesy of Jens-Erik Linde) by Ian Marshall, Editor First held in 1993, the Aarhus Veteran Open was staged recently in Denmark; a total of 91 competitors, play commenced on Friday 9th February and concluded on Sunday 11th February. It was the 25th edition of the event, the tournament's foundation being thanks to the endeavours of a group of players who had competed in the Nordic Veteran Championships in Malmö, as well as in the in Gothenburg and Oslo. Tournaments in Sweden and Norway, Denmark did want to be left out; since inauguration the only occasion when the tournament has not been held was in 2001 when Aarhus hosted the European Veteran Championships. Later Oslo, Gothenburg and Aarhus formed a “Grand