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Reykjavik Open Tournament

Hannes Stefansson7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Nigel Short6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Viktor Korchnoi6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Alexander Grischuk6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Aleksander Wojtkiewicz6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Tony Miles6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Xiangzhi Bu6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Jaan Ehlvest6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Ivan Sokolov6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Jan Timman6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Tomasz Markowski6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Stuart C Conquest6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Julen Luis Arizmendi Martinez6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Luke McShane5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Helgi Ass Gretarsson5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Andrea Drei5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Olli Salmensuu5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Evgenij Agrest5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Tomas Oral5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Helgi Olafsson5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Leif Erlend Johannessen5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Nick de Firmian5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Larry Christiansen5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Emmanuel Bricard5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Tiger Hillarp Persson5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Michael Schulz5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Arnar Gunnarsson5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Bjorn Thorfinnsson5/9(+5 -4 =0)[games]
Throstur Thorhallsson5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Tomas Bjornsson5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Stefan Kristjansson5/9(+5 -4 =0)[games]
Ralf Schnabel5/9(+5 -4 =0)[games]
* (76 players total; 44 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
Reykjavik Open (2000)

The 19th Reykjavik Open was held in the City Hall of Reykjavik, Iceland, 5-13 April 2000. A 76-player 9-round Swiss tournament, it was organized by the Icelandic Chess Federation and the Reykjavik Chess Club. Time control: 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 60 more minutes for the next 20 moves, and 30 more minutes to the end of the game. Rounds 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 started at 5 pm, rounds 4, 5 and 9 at 2 pm. Prize fund: 15,000 USD. First prize 5,000 USD, 2nd prize 3,000 USD, 3rd price 2,000 USD. Number of games played: 338. The event was preceded by the Chess@Iceland rapid tournament (1-2 April) with the participation of Garry Kasparov and Viswanathan Anand, and other GMs.

Hannes Hlifar Stefansson won with an impressive 7.5/9.

Official site:
Kjell Krantz in Tidskrift för Schack, 2000/5, pp. 292-295:
Dagblaðið Vísir, 15 April 2000, p. 68:

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 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 337  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Arizmendi Martinez vs J Ragnarsson  1-0372000Reykjavik OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. S Bergsson vs B Jonasson  ½-½422000Reykjavik OpenB30 Sicilian
3. O Bjarnason vs de Firmian 0-1272000Reykjavik OpenA37 English, Symmetrical
4. E Bricard vs A Schmied  1-0472000Reykjavik OpenA80 Dutch
5. A A Bikhovsky vs S Steindorsson  ½-½282000Reykjavik OpenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
6. L Christiansen vs T Bjornsson  1-0772000Reykjavik OpenA35 English, Symmetrical
7. S Conquest vs B Thorfinnsson 1-0232000Reykjavik OpenC28 Vienna Game
8. S de Blecourt vs J V Gunnarsson  0-1522000Reykjavik OpenA57 Benko Gambit
9. A Drei vs S Arnalds 1-0342000Reykjavik OpenB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
10. K Edvardsson vs T Markowski  0-1322000Reykjavik OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. Ehlvest vs R Schnabel  1-0212000Reykjavik OpenA81 Dutch
12. E K Einarsson vs McShane  0-1402000Reykjavik OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. J Fridjonsson vs Wojtkiewicz 0-1562000Reykjavik OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
14. A Gunnarsson vs E Agrest  0-1492000Reykjavik OpenA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
15. B Halldorsson vs I Sokolov  0-1292000Reykjavik OpenE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
16. O Hannesson vs S Bjarnason  ½-½362000Reykjavik OpenB06 Robatsch
17. T Hillarp Persson vs J Kleinert 1-0192000Reykjavik OpenD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
18. A Jackson vs X Bu  0-1502000Reykjavik OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
19. L E Johannessen vs H Marks  1-0342000Reykjavik OpenE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
20. I Johannesson vs L Knutsson  0-1312000Reykjavik OpenA06 Reti Opening
21. G Kjartansson vs S Bjornsson  1-0452000Reykjavik OpenE77 King's Indian
22. T Lampen vs D Arngrimsson  1-0442000Reykjavik OpenB50 Sicilian
23. Miles vs M Schulz  1-0482000Reykjavik OpenA15 English
24. F T Naes vs Korchnoi  0-1322000Reykjavik OpenA04 Reti Opening
25. S Nyysti vs Grischuk  0-1372000Reykjavik OpenB30 Sicilian
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