A fantastic article by Ian Rogers on Magnus Carlsen and the pub quiz! Do check it out here: http://www.uschess.org/content/view/12985/806/
Video impressions, interviews and the blitz tournament from saturdays action
Check out the video impression and interviews after round 5. What’s more see the great atmosphere and attendance at the Reykjavik Open Pub Quiz!
As the tournament reaches the halfway mark, we now have a sole leader on 5/5 and that is Shakhriyar Mamedyarov! He Azeri grandmaster took advantage of a couple of early inaccuracies by Gretarsson to post a quick and clean victory. You can watch Shakhriyar explain the game on the replay of yesterday’s show here: http://new.livestream.com/chess/reykjavikopen2015 Trailing…
Dear competitors of Reykjavik Open and visitors. If you want to participate in the 2015 Reykjavik Open Pub Quiz simply show up at Hotel Plaza before 22:00 tonight. Hotel Plaza is very near the center if you know where 10-11 is, simply walk out the door and to the right and you can’t help but…
As per the title of a book by Andras Adorjan, “Black is OK!”. And Black was much more than just OK during yesterday’s 4th round of the Reykjavik Open, as the players leading the black pieces scored no less than 9.5 points from the top 12 boards! From the 7 top pairings of leaders on 3/3,…
Vijay Kumar gives you his 4th round video impressions:
A combined video report from rounds 2&3 from Vijay Kumar, enjoy!
Alexander Colovic is back (he had a very nice GOTD last year against a young Norwegian player). Here are his 1st round impressions 🙂 http://www.alexcolovic.com/2015/03/reykjavik-open-2015-round-1.html
Vijay Kumar has produced a video of the first round were you can for instance experience the weather from yesterday! Also some of the speeches from the opening ceremony where Kirsan was on hand among others!