A match between Iceland and China will be held over the weekend in the headquarters of Arion Bank in Iceland. The event is a nice warmup for the Reykjavik Open but both teams are meeting the event with great anticipation. The Chinese team has a rating advantage across the board but the homecourt advantage could…Details
Gunnar Björnsson, the president of the Icelandic Chess Federation was on the local government run radio station this morning to promote the tournament. There is also a forthcoming match this weekend between Iceland and China which will be held in the headquarters of Arion Bank.Details
Hope your loved one gave you something special…..like a trip to Iceland for the Reykjavik Open!
Susan Polgar writes on here blog: Iceland is one of the greatest chess loving nations with a long history of spectacular events. This year is no different. The 2013 Reykjavik Open will feature a number of strong players, including Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, former World Junior Champion, and reigning SPICE Cup Champion, and the top 3 juniors…Details
Today we bring you great news, we have a new top seed in the Reykjavik Open. The young and super talented youngster Anish Giri has announced his participation in the Reykjavik Open. The talented Dutchman enters the tournament with a FIDE rating of 2720 putting him slightly ahead of the Frenchman Vachier-Lagrave who checks in…Details
ChessVibes has a cool entry on upcoming events in the chess world. Topping the list is of course the forthcoming Reykjavik Open which will start next week!! Look out for the Candidate Matches starting in the middle of March! Exciting times in the world of chess coming up! The calendar: http://www.chessvibes.com/reports/what-when-and-where-top-events-in-2013Details
As fans of Reykjavik Open know, a soccer match has become a tradition. This year the match will be on the 24th of February 22:00-23:00 in the indoor playing hall Fifan. Visit the soccer page under Info -> Side Events to learn about past editions of the soccer match http://www.reykjavikopen.com/info/side-events/soccer/Details
Tell us whether you will join the “Special” Golden Circle Sightseeing Tour A specially arranged sightseeing tour for our foreign visitors to the South of Iceland. A bus will leave Reykjavik City at 8:30 a.m. Friday 22. February and will take you to the breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir – the world famous hot spring (where…Details
Susan Polgar’s blog has a small piece about the forthcoming Reykjavik Open. Check it out!