Hjorvar Steinn Gretarsson

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Fide Id2302241
TitleGrand Master
FederationIceland fed
FIDE Elo2557 
Highest 2580 (April 2016)
URS Rating2548 
Born 1993  (Age 25)
 Ranking: World #407, Europe #315, Iceland #2
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English (33%): A17 A36 A16 A23 A10 A25Sicilian defence (37%): B23 B48 B33 B29 B53 B20
Queen's gambit (16%): D17 D31 D10 D17 D16 D15Queen's pawn (13%): A50 D04 A46 D00 A45 E10
Queen's pawn (15%): A40 A40 E00 D02 A41 A40Reti (9%): A09 A07 A09 A04 A05 A04
Reti (5%): A04 A07 A05 A09 A09Queen's gambit (8%): D12 D12 D11 D31 D31 D10
King's Indian (5%): E60 E91 E94 E98 E81 E61English (6%): A10 A22 A20 A10 A11 A16
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #45 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   97.88%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   69.11%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -1.459 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.13 (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
European Team Chess Championship - Open Section Reykjavik, Iceland2015.11.132560
Huginn Elite Blitz Kopavogur, Iceland2015.11.112240
Huginn Blitz Championship Reykjavik, Iceland2015.11.091840
Reykjavik Rapid Championship Reykjavik, Iceland2015.10.191840
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
5th th International Chess Festival RIGA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OPEN Riga, Latvia2015.08.102250
35th Open Internacional Villa De Benasque Huesca, Spain2015.07.031950
50th Torneo Capablanca Grupo Abierto Havana, Cuba2015.06.142200
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