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Friday, November 29, 2013

Reykjavik Chess Open (March 4) 50% Discount to Players born 1997 and after, Groups

Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2013

Hello everyone,

The next edition of the Reykjavik Chess Open is taking place March 4-13 at the beautiful Harpa concert hall by the Reykjavik harbour. There are special entry fee discounts being offered to players born in 1997 and after and groups as well.

GM/IM/WGM/WIM – Free
FM/WFM – €75
FIDE 2300 and above - €75
FIDE 2150-2299 – €100
FIDE 2000-2149 – €125
FIDE 1800-1999 – €175
FIDE 1000-1799 – €225
Unrated – €275

Players born 1997 and later get 50% discount. Special discounts for groups (5 players or more). Groups, please contact at reykjavikopenchess2014@gmail.com.

The 2014 Reykjavik Chess Open will celebrate a 50 year anniversary of the tournament. The tournament will be played over 10-rounds of Swiss system. Top prizes are 5.000€ / 2.000€ / 1.250€ / 800€ / 600€ etc.

There are also prizes for best women, juniors and elo categories.


Tournament website

Top participants registered so far:

1. GM Rapport Richard HUN 2680
2. GM Kobalia Mikhail RUS 2649
3. GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2648
4. GM L Ami Erwin NED 2648
5. GM Van Kampen Robin NED 2618
6. GM Ramirez Alejandro USA 2597
7. GM Stefansson Hannes ISL 2539
8. IM Gretarsson Hjorvar Steinn ISL 2511
9. GM Danielsen Henrik ISL 2502
10. GM Kristjansson Stefan ISL 2491


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  • At November 29, 2013 at 10:36 AM , Anonymous Aks, Chennai said...

    That discount is a very nice way to promote chess particularly to youngsters and families. It would be nice to have that tradition in india.

     

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