April 13, 2024

Bogdan-Daniel Deac wins Reykjavik Open 2024

The 2024 Reykjavik Open took place from 15-21 March in Iceland with the participation of more than 400 players from 49 federations.

Six players headed into the last round co-leading the event and the last round determined the Winner. Among three direct clashes between the leaders, only GM Bogdan-Daniel Deac (ROU, 2690) managed to score a victory and emerged as the sole winner of the event. Bogdan-Daniel Deac defeated GM Alisher Suleymenov (KAZ, 2506) to finish the event with the score of 7.5 points, half a point ahead of seven runner-ups.

Scoring 7 points, GM Sebastien Maze (FRA, 2551), GM Paulius Pultinevicius (LTU, 2575), GM Praveen Balakrishnan (USA, 2490), GM Vahap Sanal (TUR, 2558), IM Matthew J Wadsworth (ENG, 2450), GM Gudmundur Kjartansson (ISL, 2465) and GM Hedinn Steingrimsson (ISL, 2477) tied for second place.

Final rankings can be found here.

Official website of the event
Photos by Hallfríður Sigurðardóttir