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…

Prize winners at the 2019 GAMMA Reykjavik Open

GAMMA Reykjavik Open was formally wrapped up with a closing ceremony in the city hall. Master of ceremonies was  Pawel Bartoszek from the city council and chaiman of culture sports and leisure for Reykjavik and he presented the prices to the players along with Valdimar Ármann the president of GAMMA, our main sponsor. A remarkable 8 players…

Constantin Lupulescu win the Reykjavik Open on tiebreaks

After a topsy turvy last round we have an amazing 8 way tie for first place at the Reykjavik Open. Constantin Lupulescu, Mircea-Emilian Parligras and Gawain Jones led with half a point before the round. Lupulescu and his compatriot Parligras quickly drew on the first board which opened the door for Jones. Erwin l’Ami however…

GAMMA Reykjavik Open 4th round – Big leader group

At the start of the round the Armenians were sitting pretty at the top but Sergei Movsesian and Robert Hovhannysian had to play each other in the 4th round. They made a relatively short draw most likely because of their friendship but perhaps the fact that Man Utd were playing in the Champions League was…