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GM Abhijeet Gupta storms through Reykjavik Open 2016

The Reykjavik Open 2016 took play for the 31st time from 8-16th March, 2016, in Harpa, the 28.000 sqm. concert hall, in Reykjavik, Iceland.

The tournament format was 10-round Swiss with the time control 90 min/40 moves+30 min+30 sec/move 1.

A total of 246 players competed the first prize is in the amount of 5,000 EUR.

Indian GM Abhijeet Gupta emerged the deserved winner with 8.5/10 points to take the gold and added 30 new Elo points to his rating.

GM Dmitry Andreikin from Russia finished second with 8 points, leaving the nearest followers half a point behind. A total of nine players tied for the third place with 7.5 points each, but Bulgarian player GM Ivan Cheparinov took the bronze on a superior tie-break score.

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Previous editions: Reykjavik Open 2015Reykjavik Open 2014

photo credit: Lennart Ootes

photo credit: Lennart Ootes

GM Dmitry Andreikin (photo credit: Lennart Ootes)

GM Dmitry Andreikin (photo credit: Lennart Ootes)

GM Ivan Cheparinov (photo credit: Lennart Ootes)

GM Ivan Cheparinov (photo credit: Lennart Ootes)

Final standings:

1 GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2634 8.5
2 GM Andreikin Dmitry RUS 2732 8
3 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2684 7.5
4 GM Rapport Richard HUN 2720 7.5
5 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 2747 7.5
6 GM Movsesian Sergei ARM 2653 7.5
7 GM Rambaldi Francesco ITA 2541 7.5
8 GM Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2587 7.5
9 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2653 7.5
10 GM Grandelius Nils SWE 2646 7.5
11 IM Tari Aryan NOR 2553 7.5
12 GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2645 7
13 GM Shabalov Alexander USA 2520 7
14 IM Tania Sachdev IND 2370 7
15 IM Esserman Marc USA 2458 7
16 GM Ramirez Alejandro USA 2564 7
17 GM Beliavsky Alexander G SLO 2630 7
18 GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2702 7
19 IM Lampert Jonas GER 2472 7
20 GM Brunello Sabino ITA 2567 7
21 GM Gretarsson Hjorvar Steinn ISL 2572 7
22 IM Koop Thorben GER 2416 7
23 IM Paehtz Elisabeth GER 2474 6.5
24 FM Antal Tibor Kende HUN 2406 6.5
25 IM Liang Awonder USA 2405 6.5
26 IM Andersen Mads DEN 2479 6.5
27 IM Ly Moulthun AUS 2500 6.5
28 IM Di Berardino Diego Rafael BRA 2511 6.5
29 IM Petrov Nikita RUS 2464 6.5
30 GM Bromberger Stefan GER 2532 6.5
31 GM Agdestein Simen NOR 2610 6.5
32 IM Holm Kristian Stuvik NOR 2414 6.5
33 IM Sarkar Justin USA 2426 6.5
34 GM Marin Mihail ROU 2597 6.5
35 IM Kjartansson Gudmundur ISL 2446 6.5
36 GM Stefansson Hannes ISL 2600 6.5
37 IM Vuilleumier Alexandre SUI 2366 6.5
38 FM Kazarian Anna-Maja NED 2248 6.5
39 IM Braun Christian GER 2386 6.5
40 Midoux Sebastien FRA 2342 6.5
41 FM Jackson James P ENG 2347 6.5
42 WGM Abrahamyan Tatev USA 2324 6.5
43 FM Sigfusson Sigurdur ISL 2299 6.5
44 FM Dougherty Michael CAN 2169 6.5
45 IM Thorfinnsson Bragi ISL 2419 6
46 IM Tan Justin AUS 2441 6
47 GM Kristjansson Stefan ISL 2478 6
48 GM Danielsen Henrik ISL 2488 6
49 IM Christiansen Johan-Sebastian NOR 2401 6
50 WGM Vojinovic Jovana SRB 2366 6
51 FM Mihajlov Sebastian NOR 2387 6
52 O`Gorman Tom IRL 2067 6
53 FM Pogan Nikolas GER 2285 6
54 Johannsson Orn Leo ISL 2194 6
55 FM Kavutskiy Konstantin USA 2369 6
56 IM Korley Kassa DEN 2412 6
57 FM Johannesson Oliver ISL 2177 6
58 IM Lehner Oliver AUT 2418 6
59 Giannatos Peter USA 2155 6
60 Hoogland Mike NED 2087 6
61 WGM Papp Petra HUN 2325 6
62 FM Haessel Dale R. CAN 2212 6
63 IM Haugli Petter NOR 2244 6
64 IM Houska Jovanka ENG 2387 6
65 Lind Jan-Olov SWE 2234 6
66 Viglundsson Bjorgvin ISL 2164 6
67 Thorgeirsson Jon Kristinn ISL 2157 6
68 Edvardsson Kristjan ISL 2228 6
69 Karlsson Mikael Johann ISL 2164 6
70 Darnell Anton SWE 2110 6
71 IM Thorfinnsson Bjorn ISL 2410 5.5
72 GM Dvirnyy Danyyil ITA 2572 5.5
73 FM Hedman Erik SWE 2349 5.5
74 Finsterwalder Sebastian GER 2095 5.5
75 FM Brunello Marina ITA 2363 5.5
76 FM Viana Dirceu BRA 2261 5.5
77 Lien Kjell Hakon NOR 2083 5.5
78 FM Einarsson Halldor Gretar ISL 2245 5.5
79 Wahlbom Magnus SWE 2229 5.5
80 Bruun Henrik Emil DEN 2123 5.5
81 Barthel Ansgar GER 2166 5.5
82 FM Ragnarsson Dagur ISL 2243 5.5
83 Bak Christopher ENG 1969 5.5
84 Segerberg Tomas SWE 2070 5.5
85 Christensen Janus DEN 2136 5.5
86 Bopp Thomas Dr. GER 2166 5.5
87 WFM Santeramo Alessia ITA 2095 5.5
88 FM Skousen Nikolai DEN 2294 5.5
89 Kvamme John A NOR 2155 5.5
Jonsson Gauti Pall ISL 1996 5.5
91 Jameson David WLS 2103 5.5
92 Fransson Lennart SWE 2144 5.5
93 Heimisson Hilmir Freyr ISL 2048 5.5
94 Adocchio Giampiero Dr. GER 2174 5.5
95 Stray Gunnar NOR 2050 5.5
96 Sigeman Johan SWE 2164 5.5
97 Hansen Lars-Henrik Bech DEN 1970 5.5
98 WFM Thorsteinsdottir Gudlaug ISL 2047 5.5
99 Thorhallsson Simon ISL 2092 5.5
100 Hardarson Jon Trausti ISL 2058 5.5
101 Enersen Eirik S. NOR 1689 5.5
102 Kristinsson Jon ISL 2211 5.5
103 Valdimarsson Einar ISL 2029 5
104 FM Lasinskas Povilas LTU 2229 5
105 Lindsoe Fredrik Aunan NOR 2112 5
106 Riccardi Thomas USA 2135 5
107 FM Gislason Gudmundur ISL 2338 5
108 Bottema Martin NED 2091 5
109 Harringer Manfred GER 2016 5
110 Edel Thomas GER 2127 5
111 Amos Frank GER 2101 5
112 FM Bjornsson Tomas ISL 2175 5
113 Schou-Moldt Thomas DEN 2186 5
114 Moller Agnar T ISL 1882 5
115 Korning Peter SWE 1987 5
116 CM Kempen Leon AUS 1977 5
117 Arnarsson Hrannar ISL 2089 5
118 Dietzsch Herbert GER 2090 5
119 Yin Stanley GER 1961 5
120 Bergsson Stefan ISL 1974 5
121 Raddatz Michael GER 2023 5
122 Baldursson Haraldur ISL 1947 5
123 Schadd Jan NED 1864 5
124 Freuler Roman SUI 2047 5
125 Lochte Thomas GER 2067 5
126 Diaz Franck FRA 2060 5
127 Bjorgvinsson Andri Freyr ISL 1937 5
128 Luu Robert ISL 1599 5
129 FM Hauge Lars Oskar NOR 2393 4.5
130 Kleinert Juergen GER 1906 4.5
131 Birkisson Bardur Orn ISL 2017 4.5
132 Valtysson Thor ISL 1946 4.5
133 Lobersli Henrik Oie NOR 2134 4.5
134 Haraldsson Haraldur ISL 1988 4.5
135 Mages Steffen GER 2037 4.5
136 Carlsen Henrik NOR 2011 4.5
137 Arnalds Stefan ISL 2007 4.5
138 Probst Alexander GER 2006 4.5
139 Fischer Robert USA 1993 4.5
140 Ruonala Robert SWE 2048 4.5
141 WGM Ptacnikova Lenka ISL 2192 4.5
142 Haynes Nicolas CAN 2182 4.5
143 Danielsson Robert SWE 2011 4.5
144 Sigurdsson Birkir Karl ISL 1857 4.5
145 AGM Baldursson Hrannar ISL 2124 4.5
146 Edvardsen Ragnar NOR 1954 4.5
147 Kakulidis Ellen DEN 1843 4.5
148 Runarsson Gunnar ISL 2028 4.5
149 Murray Michael A. USA 1938 4.5
150 Hjaltalin Thor ISL 1580 4.5
151 Baldvinsson Loftur ISL 1939 4.5
152 Bernhard Julia AUT 1769 4.5
153 Acevedo Mendez Lisseth CRC 1886 4.5
154 Koes Richard NED 1840 4.5
155 Birkisson Bjorn Holm ISL 1929 4.5
156 Davidsdottir Nansy ISL 1778 4.5
157 Erikstad Olav NOR 1838 4.5
158 Skulason Johann SWE 1747 4.5
159 Baer Samuel SUI 2003 4.5
160 Jonsson Olafur Gisli ISL 1904 4.5
161 Kolka Dawid ISL 1891 4.5
162 Mai Alexander Oliver ISL 1558 4.5
163 Opasiak Dustin Tennessee POL 1782 4.5
164 Lemery Jon Thor ISL 1495 4.5
165 Thorhallsson Gylfi ISL 2089 4
166 Cohen Lawrence S USA 1930 4
167 AIM Mehringer Joerg GER 2000 4
168 Sigurdarson Alec Elias ISL 1365 4
169 Baumgartner Christopher USA 1821 4
170 Ingvason Johann ISL 2171 4
171 O`Gorman Alice IRL 1620 4
172 Weyer Hans-Juergen GER 1967 4
173 Ingebretsen Jens E NOR 1755 4
174 Pashkov Vladimir M. RUS 1881 4
175 Dekker Derk NED 1861 4
176 Rowan Daniel ENG 1801 4
177 Jonsson Pall G ISL 1828 4
178 Davidsson Oskar Vikingur ISL 1628 4
179 Kuehn Matthias GER 1957 4
180 Eiriksson Sigurdur ISL 1933 4
181 Lochte Szilvia HUN 1859 4
182 Heyne Regina GER 1858 4
183 Magnusdottir Veronika Steinun ISL 1741 4
184 Andersen Dag NOR 1811 4
185 de Winter Eric NED 1808 4
186 Johannsson Birkir Isak ISL 1303 4
187 Danielsson Sigurdur ISL 1763 4
188 Steingrimsson Karl Egill ISL 1693 4
189 Hauksson Hordur Aron ISL 1873 3.5
190 Mai Aron Thor ISL 1784 3.5
191 Hielscher Ursula GER 1875 3.5
192 Gunnarsson Helgi Petur ISL 1737 3.5
193 Andersen Niels Erik DEN 1947 3.5
194 Petersons Ojars LAT 1791 3.5
195 Meier Gerd GER 1851 3.5
196 Berg Bo 1949 SWE 1664 3.5
197 Driscoll Walter USA 1810 3.5
198 Tan Teck Woon SIN 1488 3.5
199 Einarsson Oskar Long ISL 1691 3.5
200 Gardarsson Hordur ISL 1731 3.5
201 Halldorsson Haukur ISL 1570 3.5
202 Sigurvaldason Hjalmar ISL 1426 3.5
203 Kravchuk Mykhaylo ISL 1596 3.5
204 Ontiveros John ISL 1729 3.5
205 Kristjansson Hjortur ISL 1488 3.5
206 Kruger Jan SWE 1810 3.5
207 Hrafnsson Hreinn ISL 1651 3.5
208 Gislason Jason Andri ISL 1319 3.5
209 Viktorsson Svavar ISL 1701 3
210 Haraldsson Oskar ISL 1765 3
211 Hannesson Sigurður Örn ISL 1620 3
212 Knoepfle Andreas GER 1905 3
213 Kvamme Ingrid Jodre NOR 1473 3
214 Ragnarsson Heimir Pall ISL 1527 3
215 Edel Fenja GER 1721 3
216 Finnsson Johann Arnar ISL 1664 3
217 Jonasson Hordur ISL 1536 3
218 Kristjansson Halldor Atli ISL 1346 3
219 Modder Frank GER 1904 2.5
220 Heidarsson Arnar ISL 1333 2.5
221 Karlsson Isak Orri ISL 1139 2.5
222 Davidsson Joshua ISL 1411 2.5
223 Olafsson Olafur Orn ISL 1129 2.5
224 Magnusson Thorsteinn ISL 1314 2.5
225 Birkisdottir Freyja ISL 1246 2.5
226 Kristbergsson Bjorgvin ISL 1100 2.5
227 Davidsson Stefan Orri ISL 1244 2
228 Kristofersson Sindri Snaer ISL 1212 2
229 Norlander Svante SWE 1649 1.5
230 Thorsteinsdottir Svava ISL 1332 1.5
231 Mueer Sebastian GER 2228 1
232 Steinthorsson Birgir Logi ISL 1000 1
233 Thorsteinsson Erlingur ISL 2067 0
Steingrimsson Birgir Orn ISL 1892 0
Gislason Steinthor Orn ISL 1146 0

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