Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Yuriy Kuzubov wins Reykjavik open

GM Yuriy Kuzubov of Ukraine, rated 2627, won the Reykjavik Open with 7 points in 9 rounds with 2722 performance.

One of the highlights of the tournament was 14-year-old GM Illya Nyzhnyk, who finished in the leading group with a 2688 performance while Top seed Luke McShane, rated 2683, played slightly below expectation and led the follow-up group of 21 players with 6.5/9 points.

The MP Reykjavik Open is took place from March 9th to 16th, 2011, with a total of 166 participants from 30 countries, including 29 GMs. This year's tournament was co-sponsored by Deloitte, which honors the memory of ex-partner and Icelandic IM Ingi R. Johannsson. The tournament was also the Nordic Championship.

Official Tournament site
Download all games in PGN

Reports on TWIC & ChessBase with Full results here

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