Einar Hjalti Jensson in as a reserve

IM Einar Hjalti Jensson will play the 2016 Icelandic Chess Championship as GM Stefan Kristjansson had to withdraw.

Einar is a formidable opponent for anyone and recently secured his IM title and among his fairly recent scalps you will find GM Alexei Shirov!

You will find the current players list here:


Also on Icelandic newssite skak.is in Icelandic (á íslensku)