Margeir Petursson

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Fide Id2300028
USCF Id12493217
TitleGrand Master
FederationIceland fed
FIDE Elo2486 
Highest 2585 (January 1996)
URS Rating2403 
Born 15.Feb.1960  (Age 58)
 Ranking: World #938, Europe #707, Iceland #7
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English (36%): 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 A50 D02 E00 A46 A41
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
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Tournament History

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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
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