Bjorn-Ivar Karlsson

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Fide Id2301687
TitleFIDE Master
FederationIceland fed
FIDE Elo2339
Highest Elo2339 (April 2018)
URS Rating2334 
Born 1985  (Age 33)
 Ranking: World #3710, Europe #2834, Iceland #22
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Sicilian defence (30%): B90 B25 B30 B26 B41 B22Sicilian defence (28%): B43 B33 B66 B20 B40 B42
Reti (12%): A06 A05 A04Queen's pawn (21%): A46 D02 A40 A46 A45 A45
Caro-Kann defence (8%): B10 B10Queen's gambit (11%): D10 D11 D11
English (8%): A30 A11 A13 A16English (9%): A15 A20
French defence (8%): C02 C04 C03Nimzo-Indian (7%): E21 E40
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #24 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.54 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  88.77 (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
Huginn Elite Blitz Reykjavik, Iceland2015.12.022230
Huginn Elite Blitz Kopavogur, Iceland2015.11.182210
Huginn Elite Blitz Kopavogur, Iceland2015.10.212240
Icelandic Team Championship - Division Stage Reykjavik, Iceland2015.09.242100
Hradskakkepppni Taflfelaga - Huginn-a - SA Reykjavik, Iceland2015.09.052220
Iceland - Faroe Islands National Match Laugar Thingareyjarsveit Akureyri, Iceland2015.08.152070
1nd Icelandic Team Championship Division Round 6-9 Reykjavik, Iceland2015.03.192140
Icelandair Rapid Championship Reykjavik, Iceland2014.12.271650
1nd Icelandic Team Championship Division - Round 1-5 Reykjavik, Iceland2014.10.022150
Huginn Chess Club - Vestman Islands Chess Club Reykjavik, Iceland2014.08.182340
Valur Chess Championship - Hermann Gunnarsson Memorial Reykjavik, Iceland2014.04.301720
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