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Reykjavik Open Tournament

Aleksey Dreev6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Vladimir Epishin6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Emil Sutovsky6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Jan Timman6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Levon Aronian6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Igor-Alexandre Nataf6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Jaan Ehlvest6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Robert Markus6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Oleg Korneev6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Sergey Erenburg6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Tiger Hillarp Persson6/9(+6 -3 =0)[games]
Bu Xiangzhi5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Thomas Luther5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Michal Krasenkow5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Ian Rogers5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Suat Atalik5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Jan Votava5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Oleg Romanishin5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Anna Zatonskih5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Helgi Olafsson5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Normunds Miezis5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Hannes Stefansson5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Hikaru Nakamura5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Stefan Kristjansson5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Florian Handke5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Roland Schmaltz5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Sebastien Maze5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Nikola Sedlak5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Luis Galego5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Jon Viktor Gunnarsson5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Nicolai Vesterbaek Pedersen5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Dagur Arngrimsson5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
* (77 players total; 45 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
Reykjavik Open (2004)

The 21st Reykjavik Open was a 77-player 9-round Swiss tournament organized by the Icelandic Chess Federation. It was held in the City Hall of Reykjavik, Iceland, 7-16 March 2004. Rest day: 13 March (after Round 6). Time control: 100 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 50 more minutes for the next 20 moves, then 10 more minutes till the end of the game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. Rounds 1-8 started at 5 pm, round 9 at 1 pm. Prize fund: 20,000 USD. First prize 6,000 USD, 2nd prize 3,500 USD, 3rd price 2,500 USD. Tournament director: Stefan Baldursson. Chief arbiter: Rikhardur Sveinsson. Number of games played: 342.

Aleksey Dreev won on tiebreak ahead of seven other players with 6.5/9. Epishin, Timman, Aronian and Nataf (Dreev and Sutovsky were already invited) qualified for participation in the ensuing Reykjavik Rapid (2004) (17-21 March).

Official site:
Ian Rogers in Tidskrift för Schack, 2004/4, pp. 215-216:

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 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 337  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Nataf vs P Thorarinsson 1-0262004Reykjavik OpenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
2. S Bjarnason vs Bu Xiangzhi  0-1232004Reykjavik OpenD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
3. T Bjornsson vs M Pavlovic  ½-½192004Reykjavik OpenC01 French, Exchange
4. L Gretarsdottir vs F Handke  0-1252004Reykjavik OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
5. T Thorhallsson vs H Ingolfsdottir  1-0432004Reykjavik OpenC11 French
6. Aronian vs B Thorfinnsson 1-0302004Reykjavik OpenE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
7. T Thorsteinsson vs Nakamura 0-1342004Reykjavik OpenE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
8. K Maack vs H Olafsson  0-1292004Reykjavik OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
9. L Galego vs E Thorsteinsson  1-0512004Reykjavik OpenA36 English
10. B Halldorsson vs S Erenburg  0-1242004Reykjavik OpenD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. R Markus vs L Ptacnikova  1-0372004Reykjavik OpenE16 Queen's Indian
12. H Stefansson vs S D Sigfusson  ½-½362004Reykjavik OpenA81 Dutch
13. Dreev vs T Bromann  1-0312004Reykjavik OpenD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
14. E Hagesaether vs N V Pedersen  ½-½432004Reykjavik OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
15. Timman vs I Johannesson  1-0372004Reykjavik OpenC02 French, Advance
16. T Hillarp Persson vs P Lehikoinen  1-0352004Reykjavik OpenE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
17. R Gunnarsson vs S Kristjansson 0-1402004Reykjavik OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
18. R Hardarson vs I Rogers  0-1542004Reykjavik OpenB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
19. R Pokorna vs J Sigurdsson  1-0442004Reykjavik OpenB01 Scandinavian
20. D Arngrimsson vs Romanishin  0-1482004Reykjavik OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
21. J Ragnarsson vs I Krush  0-1442004Reykjavik OpenE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
22. S Bergsson vs R Pogorelov  0-1592004Reykjavik OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
23. V Ingibergsson vs T Luther 0-1362004Reykjavik OpenB20 Sicilian
24. T Kononenko vs Sutovsky  0-1452004Reykjavik OpenD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
25. Sedlak vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½402004Reykjavik OpenB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-29-04  Habaash: Im the best player
Mar-30-04  Lawrence: I believe you, a thousand others wouldn't.
Mar-30-04  aulero: I could believe you more if you specify in which play, game, activity (, etc.) you are the best player :-)
Mar-30-04  square dance: <habaash> slothrop, is it you?!?
Mar-30-04  Lawrence: <Habaash>, does Vishy know yet?
Dec-21-04  Knight13: <Habaash: Im the best player> Beat Deep Junior 8 and post it right here to show us that you are the best player. ;)
Dec-21-04  sandyobrien: Habaash has the funniest profile
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  Tabanus: The five missing games are:

Hillarp-Persson vs Epishin 0-1 (rd. 8)
Ehlvest vs Ardaman 1/2 (rd. 1)
Krasenkov vs Vidarsson 1/2 (rd. 1)
Miezis vs J Halldorsson 1-0 (rd. 1)
Zatonskih vs O Kjartansson 1-0 (rd. 1)

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