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Runavík Open 2017

Talvsamband Føroya is holding the 2017 Runavík Open from 20-26th November at the Løkshøll in Runavík in the Faroe Islands.

The tournament format is 9-round Swiss with 59 participants from 16 countries, including 12 Grandmasters. FIDE title norms are possible.

There is no entry fee and the top prizes are EUR 1300/800/600/450/300 etc. There are also special prizes for juniors and elo sections.

Tournament director is Finnbjørn Vang and chief arbiter is IA Hans Hjalti Skaale. The organizers provide free excursions: Navia and wool production last 300 years, Garðahúsið í Søldarfirði, Walk around Toftavatn.

The event is sponsored by Föroya Bjór. More information on the official website.

Runavik Open

Participants:

1 GM Sengupta Deep IND 2587
2 GM Korneev Oleg ESP 2553
3 GM Khenkin Igor GER 2552
4 GM Malakhatko Vadim BEL 2540
5 GM Ulybin Mikhail RUS 2528
6 GM Maiorov Nikita BLR 2521
7 GM Hamitevici Vladimir MDA 2519
8 GM Yinglun Xu CHN 2518
9 GM Narayanan Srinath IND 2517
10 GM Gleizerov Evgeny RUS 2503
11 IM Nihal Sarin IND 2487
12 GM Savchenko Stanislav UKR 2479
13 IM Xu Yi CHN 2465
14 GM Bakre Tejas IND 2456
15 IM Kjartansson Gudmundur ISL 2435
16 IM Jensson Einar Hjalti ISL 2372
17 FM Bjerre Jonas DEN 2354
18 FM Nielsen Hogni Egilstoft FAI 2354
19 FM Nielsen Rogvi Egilstoft FAI 2340
20 IM Rodgaard John FAI 2332
21 Thorgeirsson Jon Kristinn ISL 2319
22 FM Stefansson Vignir Vatnar ISL 2294
23 FM Olsen Filip Boe DEN 2267
24 Thogersen Rasmus DEN 2251
25 FM Karason Askell O ISL 2249
26 Edvardsson Kristjan ISL 2192
27 Thorsteinsson Sjurdur FAI 2190
28 FM Simonsen Hans Kristian FAI 2185
29 WIM Steil-Antoni Fiona LUX 2183
30 Jonsson Gauti Pall ISL 2125
31 Halldorsson Bragi ISL 2103
32 Thorhallsson Simon ISL 2059
33 Filip Horatiu-Cristian ROU 2046
34 Haraldsson Haraldur ISL 2004
35 Mortensen Rogvi FAI 1941
36 Eiriksson Sigurdur ISL 1911
37 Jacobsen Heidrikur T. FAI 1904
38 Skaale Janus FAI 1897
39 Berg Margar M. FAI 1758
40 Fjallheim Leif Reinert FAI 1747
41 Pinheiro Diamant Jonatan SWE 1743
42 Hojgaard Brandur FAI 1728
43 Apol Luitjen Akselsson FAI 1651
44 Markensten Max SWE 1647
45 Rowe Oliver GCI 1639
46 Nielsen Jon I Horni FAI 1630
47 Fjallheim Elmar Reinert FAI 1627
48 Finnsson Eli W. FAI 1610
49 Steil Raymond LUX 1591
50 Jacobsen Runi FAI 1548
51 Hansen Jogvan I. FAI 1463
52 Morkore Rogvi FAI 1341
53 Nielsen Suni I Horni FAI 1314
54 Tummasarson Flovin M. FAI 1242
55 Fjallheim Benjamin Reinert FAI 1238
56 Thomassen Benjamin FAI 1190
57 Petersen Elias FAI 1041
58 Jacobsen Markus FAI 1029
59 Bø Rani í FAI 0

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