It’s always nice to read what players are thinking about so it’s a pleasure to point you to these two excellent articles on the experience of two different but closely related players.

First we offer Gawain Jones’s article. Gawain has now played the Reykjavik Open three times and two seasons in the Icelandic league so he is becoming a familiar face along with many foreign players who come here time and time again. Gawain is not only a brilliant player but a very well rounded person and a pleasure to be around. Here he gives his account of the Reykjavik Open on his website:

Another member of the Icelandic club Godinn-Matar, John Bartholomew wrote about his experience on He and Gawain are also contributors to the excellent site, John writes about his tournament and also has some nice pictures in his report:


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