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MP Reykjavík Open

Six players share first, Yuriy Kuzubov declared winner

The MP Reykjavík Open was played from March 9 to March 16, 2011 in the City Hall in downtown Reykjavík. The tournament had 166 players from 30 countries taking participation, and among them 27 Grandmasters.

As top five boards of the last round yielded draws, the forefront of the crosstable didn’t change and six players shared the first place with 7.0 points each. Ukrainian Grandmaster Yuriy Kuzubov was declared winner on the best additional criteria.

Final standings:

1-6. GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2627, GM Sokolov Ivan NED 2643, GM Baklan Vladimir UKR 2602, GM Miton Kamil POL 2600, GM Hammer Jon Ludvig NOR 2606 and GM Nyzhnyk Illya UKR 2563 – 7.0

7-17. GM McShane Luke ENG 2683, GM Hansen Sune Berg DEN 2603, GM Jones Gawain ENG 2578, GM Chatalbashev Boris BUL 2602, GM Halkias Stelios GRE 2579, GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2580, GM Pelletier Yannick SUI 2593, GM Kveinys Aloyzas LTU 2506, GM Adly Ahmed EGY 2640, GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2586 and GM Stefansson Hannes ISL 2557 – 6.5

18-28. IM Berbatov Kiprian BUL 2454, GM Hillarp Persson Tiger SWE 2524, GM Miroshnichenko Evgenij UKR 2670, IM Sammalvuo Tapani FIN 2471, GM Gustafsson Jan GER 2647, GM Friedel Joshua USA 2529, IM Dronavalli Harika IND 2524, GM Sveshnikov Evgeny LAT 2527, IM Thorfinnsson Bragi ISL 2417, Gislason Gudmundur ISL 2291 and GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag BRA 2529 – 6.0 etc

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