Fischer Memorial Events

, 2018

mon5mar1:00 pmSimultaneous Fischer Random exhibition by Nihal SarinInvitational event1:00 pm GAMMA headquarters, Garðastræti 37, Reykjavik

fri9mar1:00 pmEuropean Fischer Random Cup 2018 (Free day)REYKJAVIK FISCHER RANDOM 20181:00 pm Harpa - Concert- and conference centre, Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik

sun11mar11:30 amLunch Lecture: Match of the Century by Guðmundur G. Þórarinsson11:30 am Bryggjan Brugghús, Grandagarður 8

mon12mar9:00 amFischer Memorial Tour I - Fischer Center and Fischer's Grave9:00 am Harpa - Concert- and conference centre, Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik

tue13mar9:00 amFischer Memorial Tour II - Playing venue of the Match of the Century and the National Museum9:00 am Harpa - Concert- and conference centre, Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik

tue13mar11:30 amLunch Lecture: Bobby Fischer comes homeby GM Helgi Ólafsson11:30 am Bryggjan Brugghús, Grandagarður 8

Side Events

, 2018

mon5mar6:00 pm- 8:00 pmOpening Party6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Smurstöðin Resturant @ Harpa Concert and Conference Center, Austurbakka 2, 101 Reykjavik

thu8marAll DaySpecial Golden Circle & Fischer tour(All Day: thursday) Harpa - Concert- and conference centre, Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik

fri9mar8:30 pmPub Quiz8:30 pm Björtuloft (Bright Lofts) - Harpa, Austurbakki 2

sat10mar8:30 pmHarpa Blitz 20188:30 pm Harpa - Concert- and conference centre, Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik

sun11mar10:00 pm- 11:00 pmFootball10:00 pm - 11:00 pm Fífan, Dalsmári, Kópavogur

tue13mar7:00 pmBackgammon Tournament7:00 pm Harpa - Concert- and conference centre, Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik

Still Thinking About Your Next Move?

„And so an end has come to a wonderful tournament, or rather, festival, in “chess city” Reykjavik. The closing ceremony was organized in a way that one normally only sees at super tournaments: in the reception area of the town hall, with free champagne and hors-d’oeuvres. The organizers are ambitious: they are planning to grow further for the 49th and 50th edition which will also take place in Harpa and for which more private sponsorship has already been secured. Besides, for 2015 they hope to get the European Team Championship to Reykjavik. “

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Peter Doggers

“Somehow Iceland became my favorite chess country. I have always enjoyed playing in the Reykjavik Open. It’s a strong tournament, the place is mind blowing, the people are warm.”

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