Few upsets in the first round

The first rounds in Swiss tournaments tend to be relatively free of upsets. Despite the accelerated pairings the 1st round of the Reykjavik Open didn’t produce many upsets. The first upset was all the way down on the 65th board where the Faroese player Rani Baldursson (1989) managed to beat Englishman John Pigott (2326) .…