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Reykjavik Open Tournament

Lev Polugaevsky7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Helgi Olafsson7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Sergey Dolmatov7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Rafael Vaganian7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Yuri S Razuvaev7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Jon Arnason7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Nick de Firmian7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Thomas Ernst7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Yasser Seirawan7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Erling Mortensen7.5/11(+6 -2 =3)[games]
Sergey Makarichev7/11(+5 -2 =4)[games]
Joel Benjamin7/11(+5 -2 =4)[games]
Vladimir Tukmakov7/11(+6 -3 =2)[games]
Zurab Azmaiparashvili7/11(+7 -4 =0)[games]
Andrei Sokolov7/11(+3 -0 =8)[games]
Aleksey Dreev6.5/11(+5 -3 =3)[games]
Gata Kamsky6.5/11(+4 -2 =5)[games]
Einar J Gausel6.5/11(+4 -2 =5)[games]
Efim Geller6.5/11(+5 -3 =3)[games]
Hannes Hlifar Stefansson6.5/11(+6 -4 =1)[games]
Margeir Petursson6.5/11(+5 -3 =3)[games]
Benjamin Finegold6.5/11(+5 -3 =3)[games]
David Bronstein6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Halldor Gretar Einarsson6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Aleksander Wojtkiewicz6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Friso Nijboer6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Jonathan D Tisdall6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Tomas Bjornsson6/11(+5 -4 =2)[games]
Richard Wessman6/11(+5 -4 =2)[games]
* (72 players total; 43 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
Reykjavik Open (1990)

The 14th Reykjavik Open was an 11-round Swiss held in the new Faxafen Chess Center in Reykjavik, Iceland, 17-29 March 1990, right after the Reykjavik Summit (1990). Main sponsor: Búnaðarbanki Íslands. The 72-player field included about 20 GMs. Time control: 120 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 60 more minutes for the next 20 moves, the game to be adjourned (if necessary) after not more than 6 hours. Rounds started at 5 pm, but 2 pm in weekends. Prize fund: 30,000 USD. First prize: 9000 USD. Chief arbiter: Arnold Eikrem. Schedule:

Round 01 March 17 (Saturday)
Round 02 March 18
Round 03 March 19
Round 04 March 20
------ rest day -----
Round 05 March 22 (Thursday)
Round 06 March 23
Round 07 March 24
Round 08 March 25
------ rest day -----
Round 09 March 27 (Tuesday)
Round 10 March 28
Round 11 March 29

Lev Polugaevsky and nine other players shared the victory with 7.5/11. The beauty prize went to Ólafsson for H Olafsson vs J Levitt, 1990.


365Chess (235 game scores)
Norsk Sjakkblad, 1990/3, pp. 22-24:
Tidskrift för Schack, 1990/4, pp. 174-175:
SMJ in Dagblaðið Vísir, 17 March 1990, p. 16:
Bragi Kristjánsson in Morgunblaðið, 20 March 1990, p. 46:
Bragi Kristjánsson in Morgunblaðið, 22 March 1990, p. 33:
Bragi Kristjánsson in Morgunblaðið, 24 March 1990, p. 27:
Bragi Kristjánsson in Morgunblaðið, 27 March 1990, p. 46:
Bragi Kristjánsson in Morgunblaðið, 5 April 1990, pp. 40-41:
Skáksamband Íslands, The History of Reykjavik Open (1964-2011):

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 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 382  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Einarsson vs Razuvaev  1-0331990Reykjavik OpenB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. O Bewersdorff vs H Olafsson  0-1541990Reykjavik OpenE15 Queen's Indian
3. Azmaiparashvili vs R Winsnes  1-0511990Reykjavik OpenA37 English, Symmetrical
4. Benjamin vs S Lalic  1-0271990Reykjavik OpenB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
5. H Steingrimsson vs Bronstein  ½-½431990Reykjavik OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
6. Browne vs T Bjornsson  1-0401990Reykjavik OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. D Hassabis vs de Firmian  0-1251990Reykjavik OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. S D Sigfusson vs Dreev  0-1371990Reykjavik OpenA12 English with b3
9. D Olafsson vs Geller  1-0381990Reykjavik OpenC45 Scotch Game
10. A Thorsteinsson vs Kamsky  ½-½641990Reykjavik OpenB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
11. A Sokolov vs K Burger  1-0281990Reykjavik OpenB10 Caro-Kann
12. J Vidarsson vs Petursson  0-1621990Reykjavik OpenB06 Robatsch
13. T Thorhallsson vs Polugaevsky  0-1291990Reykjavik OpenB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. Vaganian vs E Tangborn  1-0471990Reykjavik OpenB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
15. Wojtkiewicz vs S Lamm  1-0281990Reykjavik OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Tukmakov vs C Becx  1-0281990Reykjavik OpenA80 Dutch
17. S Bergsson vs J Arnason  0-1251990Reykjavik OpenE12 Queen's Indian
18. O Brendel vs Seirawan  ½-½981990Reykjavik OpenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
19. S Briem vs E Mortensen  0-1391990Reykjavik OpenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
20. Dolmatov vs Stefansson  ½-½291990Reykjavik OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
21. B Finegold vs Bogi Palsson  1-0251990Reykjavik OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. E J Gausel vs O Thorsson  1-0411990Reykjavik OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. H A Gretarsson vs R Polaczek  0-11301990Reykjavik OpenB03 Alekhine's Defense
24. K Gudmundsson vs Arkell  1-0451990Reykjavik OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
25. A Gunnarsson vs T Ernst  ½-½621990Reykjavik OpenC45 Scotch Game
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 382  PGN Download
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