Iceland vs China match

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…

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More from Polgar

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…

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Anish Giri is coming!

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…

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Upcoming events calendar on ChessVibes

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-2013

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Date and time for the soccer match

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/

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Will you take the Golden Circle Tour??

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…

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