No side tournament in 2021 – See you in April 2022!

Since the Reykjavik Open in 2021 is the European Individual Championship, naturally the tournament is only open to members of the ECU. Due to scale and uncertainty, the decision has been made NOT to have another tournament running alongside the European Individual Championship. This means that players outside of Europe will have to wait until…

Cancellation of the 2020 Reykjavik Open

It is with a heavy heart that the organizers of the 2020 Reykjavik Open have decided that it’s at this moment the best decision to cancel the Reykjavik Open 2020. This is in line with recent cancellations of high-level events in Dubai and Thailand. The continued worldwide spread and travel restrictions in connection with the…

The 2020 Reykjavik Open – Are you in?

The 35th edition of the Reykjavik Open 2020 will be held from April 17th until April 24th, 2020 in Harpa, the 28.000 sq. m. concert- and conference hall in downtown Reykjavik. The tournament has been the flagship of Icelandic chess for many years and one of the most prestigious and well like open tournaments on the…

Dates are ready for the 2020 Reykjavik Open!

Following negotiations with the playing venue of Harpa we can happily announce that the dates are set for the 2020 edition of the Reykjavik Open!   Without further ado, if you want to play the dates you have to reserve are April 17th-24th 2020! The 1st round is on the 17th and there will be…

Gawain Jones wins Harpa Blitz

The Harpa Blitz had a good turnout as usual as 75 players were registered for the tournament. Some of them didn’t last very long for various reasons but all in all around 70 player showed up with their gamefaces on! As usual the tournament is supposed to be mostly for fun and due to beverages…