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Helgi Olafsson

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Fide Id2300010
USCF Id12436240
TitleGrand Master
FederationIceland fed
FIDE Elo2510 
Highest 2595 (July 1990)
URS Rating2474 
Born 15.Aug.1956  (Age 62)
 Ranking: World #699, Europe #532, Iceland #5
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Reti (24%): A05 A06 A04 A04 A07 A04Sicilian defence (29%): B42 B23 B92 B40 B98 B21
English (23%): A23 A30 A13 A21 A21 A16Queen's pawn (11%): A45 E10 A46 A46 E10 A40
Queen's pawn (17%): A41 E10 A45 A40 D02 D02Nimzo-Indian (9%): E32 E46 E39 E31 E40 E20
Queen's gambit (5%): D10 D20 D30 D12 D24 D22English (9%): A22 A30 A33 A35 A21 A10
King's Indian (5%): A49 E81 E85 A48 E81 E90Reti (8%): A06 A09 A04 A06 A05 A09
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #29 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   99.45%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   83.33%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -0.026 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  82.21 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History


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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Atskakmot Icelandair Reykjavik, Iceland2015.12.271790
Icelandic Blitz Championship - Fridriks Olafsson Tournament Reykjavik, Iceland2015.12.121820
Huginn Elite Blitz Kopavogur, Iceland2015.12.092240
European Team Chess Championship - Open Section Reykjavik, Iceland2015.11.132560
FIDE World Blitz Championship Berlin, Germany2015.10.132580
FIDE World Rapid Championship Berlin, Germany2015.10.102580
Icelandic Team Championship - Division Stage Reykjavik, Iceland2015.09.242100
Hradskakkepppni Taflfelaga - Final Reykjavik, Iceland2015.09.122360
Hradskakkepppni Taflfelaga - Huginn-a - SA Reykjavik, Iceland2015.09.052220
Hradskakkepppni Taflfelaga - TR-Huginn Reykjavik, Iceland2015.08.312440
Menningarnott: Olympiulidid - Gullaldarlidid Reykjavik, Iceland2015.08.222430
1nd Icelandic Team Championship Division Round 6-9 Reykjavik, Iceland2015.03.192140
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