GMs Gretarsson & Thorhallsson share Icelandic Open Chess lead after 7 rounds


Standings after 7 rounds (top 20)

The Icelandic Chess Open 2018 – Hermann Gunnarsson Chess Memorial is scheduled to take place from 1-9th June at the Valsheimilið in Reykjavík.

The 10-round Swiss chess event is open to all players and available for FIDE title norms.

The total prize fund is 7,500 EUR of which 5,000 is reserved for main prizes, 1000 for Icelandic champions, 1000 for women and 500 for elo sections. The overall winner will be awarded with 2,000 EUR.

Chess tournament director is IO Gunnar Bjornsson and chief arbiter is IA Omar Salama.