Category Archives: Reykjavik Open 2013

Reykjavik Open 2013 Rd7 Standings

Rd7 Chess-results
IM Kislik lost to IM Schreiner, Peter(AUT 2439)

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Title Name FIDE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Pts.
GM Shulman Yury 2563 1 1 1 0 1 ½ 0 4.5
IM Krush Irina 2460 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 0 0 3.5
IM Bartholomew John 2435 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 5
NM Norowitz Yaacov 2432 1 0 1 1 1 ½ ½ 5
IM Kislik Erik Andrew 2359 1 0 1 1 ½ ½ 0 4
IM Prosviriakov Vladimir 2297 1 0 1 0 1 ½ ½ 4
FM Jayakumar Adarsh 2271 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 0 ½ 4.5
Jablon Stephen 1896 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
Hisnay Gregory 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 1 3
Evenson Kent 0 0 0 1 0 1 ½ 0 2.5
Kruglyak Mikhail 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ 0 0 2
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Reykjavik Open 2013 Rd5-Kislik(USA)

IM Kislik,E drew a tricky ending against Huang(2478) but it’s not clear that white maximized his chances in the K+P ending.

Huang,Qian (2478) – Kislik,Erik Andrew (2359)
QGD Anti-Tartakower[D55]
Reykjavik Open 2013 (5.15), 22.02.2013

Position 1
Only white is playing for more than the draw after 45.Kd2. How should black defend?

Black to Play

45.Kd2

Reykjavik Open 2013 Rd5 Standings(USA)

Rd5 chess-results
Budapest resident IM Kislik,E drew WGM Huang Qian(2478) and has 3.5/5.

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Name RtgI 1 2 3 4 5 Pts.
GM Shulman Yury 2563 1 1 1 0 1 4
IM Krush Irina 2460 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 3.5
IM Bartholomew John 2435 1 1 0 1 0 3
NM Norowitz Yaacov 2432 1 0 1 1 1 4
IM Kislik Erik Andrew 2359 1 0 1 1 ½ 3.5
IM Prosviriakov Vladimir 2297 1 0 1 0 1 3
FM Jayakumar Adarsh 2271 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 4
Jablon Stephen 1896 0 1 0 1 0 2
Hisnay Gregory 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 2
Evenson Kent 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Kruglyak Mikhail 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ 2

Reykjavik Open 2013 Rd3-Kislik(USA)

The bishop pair and weak pawn structure worked in black’s favor as IM Kislik won in rd3. White gave an exchange in a desperate bid for counterplay black defended accurately and the RR-RN conversion was no problem.

Johannesson,Oliver (1988) – Kislik,Erik Andrew (2359) 
Benoni via King’s Indian[A65]
Reykjavik Open 2013 Reykjavik, Iceland (3.46), 20.02.2013


Position 1

Black dominates the position and the d-pawn is weak. What do you recommend for black now?

Black to Play

24.Re1

Reykjavik Open 2013 Rd4-Kislik(USA)

Black’s kingside defenders were stripped away as white mounted a kingside attack to decide quickly as Kislik won in rd4.

Kislik,Erik Andrew (2359) – Frick,Renato (2075) 
Grunfeld Exchange[D85] 
Reykjavik Open 2013 Reykjavik, Iceland (4.44), 21.02.2013


Position 1
The offside Na5 and bare kingside are the strategic hints for white to begin the attack. What do you suggest for white?

White to Play


19..Kh7

Reykjavik Open 2013 Rd2(USA) Results and Standings

Rd2 Chess-results
IM Kislik lost to GM Wesley So today. Kislik has been living in Budapest for several years now.

IM Kislik,Erik

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SNo Name RtgI RtgN FED 1 2 3 Pts.
25 GM Shulman Yury 2563 0 USA 1 1 2
43 IM Krush Irina 2460 0 USA 1 ½ 1.5
46 IM Bartholomew John 2435 0 USA 1 1 2
47 NM Norowitz Yaacov 2432 0 USA 1 0 1
66 IM Kislik Erik Andrew 2359 0 USA 1 0 1
75 IM Prosviriakov Vladimir 2297 0 USA 1 0 1 2
81 FM Jayakumar Adarsh 2271 2349 USA ½ 1 1.5
158 Jablon Stephen 1896 1880 USA 0 1 1
178 Hisnay Gregory 0 1778 USA 0 0 ½ 0.5
190 Evenson Kent 0 1709 USA 0 0 1 1
199 Kruglyak Mikhail 0 1638 USA 0 0 1 1

Here is Kislik’s rd 2 game.

Kislik,Erik Andrew (2359) – So,Wesley (2684)
Grunfeld 3.f3 d5 [D70]
Reykjavik Open 2013 (2.2), 20.02.2013

Position 1
Black is making a big effort to press the pawn center with 13…Qe6. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play

13..Qe6

Reykjavik Open 2013 Rd1(USA) Standings

Rd1 chess-results
IM Kislik, currently living in Budapest, won his first game and will play Wesley So in rd2.

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SNo Name RtgI RtgN FED 1 Pts.
25 GM Shulman Yury 2563 0 USA 1 1
43 IM Krush Irina 2460 0 USA 1 1
46 IM Bartholomew John 2435 0 USA 1 1
47 NM Norowitz Yaacov 2432 0 USA 1 1
66 IM Kislik Erik Andrew 2359 0 USA 1 1
75 IM Prosviriakov Vladimir 2297 0 USA 1 1
81 FM Jayakumar Adarsh 2271 2349 USA ½ 0.5
158 Jablon Stephen 1896 1880 USA 0 0
178 Hisnay Gregory 0 1778 USA 0 0
190 Evenson Kent 0 1709 USA 0 0
199 Kruglyak Mikhail 0 1638 USA 0 0