Margeir Petursson

Thumbnail photo of Margeir Petursson
Fide Id2300028
USCF Id12493217
TitleGrand Master
FederationIceland fed
FIDE Elo2499 
Highest 2585 (January 1996)
URS Rating2403 
Born 15.Feb.1960  (Age 58)
 Ranking: World #796, Europe #608, Iceland #6
[Frequently Asked Questions about the displayed Bio data]

FIDE Profile   USCF Profile   Facebook   Wikipedia   Google  

Chess games of Margeir Petursson:    PGN Database (MargeirPetursson.pgn)  [1526 games]

Sponsored links

Special offer: Chess Evolution "Top GM Secrets" Newsletter with 10% discount (use code CHESS-DB)

Play Style

Prepare for a game against Margeir Petursson with white or black.
Play chess against Margeir Petursson (computer simulated play style): with white or black.
Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
English (35%): A10 A22 A13 A17 A23 A10Sicilian defence (36%): B36 B56 B50 B23 B70 B57
Queen's pawn (13%): E10 A41 E10 A40 D02 A40Queen's pawn (10%): D02 E00 D02 A41 D00 A46
King's Indian (8%): E83 E73 E70 E74 E82 E81Queen's gambit (10%): D11 D32 D12 D15 D11 D31
Queen's gambit (7%): D35 D20 D17 D20 D31 D31Reti (8%): A05 A07 A09 A06 A06 A04
Queen's Indian (6%): E12 E15 E15 E17 E17 E12English (8%): A18 A17 A15 A15 A22 A16
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #38 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   99.26%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   67.3%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: +0.107 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  80.84 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
See help and explanation about the displayed statistics.

Live Games

No tournaments are known where this player currently plays in.

Sponsored links

Chess Games

Select a game from the drop-down list to display it, or download all games of Margeir Petursson

Subscribe for new games played by Margeir Petursson

Login if you like to use this feature.

You can see and manage all your subsriptions here.

Rating History ()

The graph shows Margeir Petursson's rating history vs. the World #100 (age considered) for each rating period (read more ...)

Tournament History

Sources:,,,, others coming soon.

Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
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
International Chess Festival ''Liepajas Rokade- Blitz Liepaja, Latvia2015.08.081620
International Chess Festival ''Liepajas Rokade- Team Liepaja, Latvia2015.08.081940
International Chess Festival ''Liepajas Rokade- Open Liepaja, Latvia2015.08.061540
OP 7 Capo d'Orso Porto Mannu Palau, Italy2015.06.061920
1nd Icelandic Team Championship Division Round 6-9 Reykjavik, Iceland2015.03.192140
1nd Icelandic Team Championship Division - Round 1-5 Reykjavik, Iceland2014.10.022150
Special Children Travel Fund - Grandmaster Tournament Reykjavik, Iceland2014.02.232470
Special Children Travel Fund - Grandmaster Tournament Reykjavik, Iceland2014.02.232470
    (10 more)
         You have to login to see the full list of tournaments.

Sponsored links

Korchnoi, Viktor     Kunte, Abhijit