Reykjavik Open - Round Six Print
Monday, 01 March 2010 00:12
reykjavik The Reykjavik Open 2010, with a respectable number of 104 participants, is taking place on 24th February - 3rd March. GM Ivan Sokolov is surging forward after an earlier unpleasent defeat against the Danish IM Thorbjorn Bromann. In the sixth round, Sokolov beat the top-seeded GM Vladimir Baklan with white pieces and is currently sharing the first place with 5.0 points.

GM Yuriy Kuzubov and GM Normunds Miezis defetead International Masters Bromann and Thorfinnsson respectively, and joined Sokolov on the top of the crosstable. Indian girls IM Harika Dronavalli and WGM Karavade Eesha scored draws against higher rated Grandmasters Stefansson and Dreev and are in the group of players who are only half a point behind.

Top round seven matches are GM Kuzubov - GM Sokolov, GM Stefansson - GM Miezis, GM Baklan - GM Danielsen, WGM Karavade - GM Gupta, GM Nataf - IM Grandelius and IM Nyzhnyk - IM Harika.

Round 6 top results:

GM Sokolov Ivan - GM Baklan Vladimir   1 - 0
GM Kuzubov Yuriy - IM Bromann Thorbjorn   1 - 0
IM Harika Dronavalli - GM Stefansson Hannes   ½ - ½
GM Danielsen Henrik - GM Nataf Igor-Alexandre   ½ - ½
GM Miezis Normunds - IM Thorfinnsson Bragi   1 - 0
GM Dreev Alexey - WGM Karavade Eesha   ½ - ½
GM Ehlvest Jaan - IM Boskovic Drasko   0 - 1
GM Gupta Abhijeet - IM Cori Jorge   1 - 0
GM Galego Luis - GM Maze Sebastien   ½ - ½
GM Kveinys Aloyzas - IM Gunnarsson Jon Viktor   ½ - ½
IM Grandelius Nils - GM Thorhallsson Throstur   1 - 0 
FM Grover Sahaj - GM Romanishin Oleg M   ½ - ½
Gislason Gudmundur - IM Nyzhnyk Illya   0 - 1

Round 6 standings:
1-3. GM Kuzubov Yuriy  UKR 2634, GM Sokolov Ivan  BIH 2649 and GM Miezis Normunds  LAT 2533 - 5.0
4-13. IM Harika Dronavalli  IND 2471, GM Baklan Vladimir  UKR 2654, GM Stefansson Hannes  ISL 2574, GM Nataf Igor-Alexandre  FRA 2534, IM Nyzhnyk Illya  UKR 2495, IM Boskovic Drasko  SRB 2454, GM Gupta Abhijeet  IND 2577, GM Danielsen Henrik  ISL 2495, IM Grandelius Nils  SWE 2515 and WGM Karavade Eesha  IND 2405 - 4.5 etc


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