GM Sergei Movsesian started Reykjavik Open with a victory
Reykjavik Open kicked off with it’s 32nd edition yesterday. The Reykjavik Open has been held since 1964 and is one of the leading Opens on the chess calendar.
This year 265 players from 40 countries participate in the tournament, and there are 33 Grandmasters among the participants. Reykjavik Open features three current 2700+ Grandmasters. The Dutchman Anish Giri holds the #1 seed with his 2771 elo rating. Member of Armenian national chess team GM Sergei Movsesian is #6 seed and is one the favourites of the tournament. In the first round he defeated Allan Savage of USA.
Pairings and results