Bjorn Thorsteinsson

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Fide Id2300184
FederationIceland fed
FIDE Elo2203
Highest Elo2415 (January 1976)
National Elo2198
Born 1940  (Age 78)
 Ranking: World #9822, Europe #7754, Iceland #59
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Sicilian defence (41%): B93 B94 B41 B43 B42 B42Ruy Lopez (25%): C88 C85 C77 C68 C68 C79
Ruy Lopez (13%): C63 C92 C96 C82 C84 C80Nimzo-Indian (12%): E21 E46 E20 E20 E30 E41
French defence (9%): C04 C05 C01 C03 C10 C07Reti (12%): A04 A05 A06 A09 A07
Caro-Kann defence (5%): B17 B16 B11 B19English (11%): A22 A15 A16 A15
Robatsch (5%): B06 B06 B06Sicilian defence (8%): B33 B32 B30 B22 B24 B93
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #41 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.29%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -0.092 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  84.4 (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
1nd Icelandic Team Championship - Division Round 6-9 Reykjavik, Iceland2014.02.272190
1nd Icelandic Team Championship Division Round 1-5 Reykjavik, Iceland2013.10.102150
Icelandic Team Championship Division 2 Round 5-7 Reykjavik, Iceland2013.03.011900
The Guests Tournament of Godinn Matar Chessclub Reykjavik, Iceland2013.01.032190
Icelandic Team Championship Division 1 Round 1-4 Reykjavik, Iceland2012.10.052330
Icelandic Team Championship Division 2 Round 1-4 Reykjavik, Iceland2012.10.051870
Icelandic Team Championship 2 div Round 5-7 Selfoss, Iceland2012.03.022040
Gestamot Godans Reykjavik, Iceland2012.01.122130
Vetrarmt Linga Reykjavik, Iceland2011.11.071830
Icelandic Team Championship 2 div Round 1-4 Reykjavik, Iceland2011.10.071830
Icelandic Team Championship 4 div Round 1-4 Reykjavik, Iceland2011.10.07790
Skakmot Odlinga Reykjavik, Iceland2011.03.231590
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