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Bjorn Thorfinnsson
Number of games in database: 359
Years covered: 1995 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2408 (2445 rapid, 2410 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2422

Overall record: +123 -118 =71 (50.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 47 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (59) 
    A45 D00 A46 A40 D02
 English (13) 
    A13 A16 A15 A10 A11
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D38 D30 D31 D37 D35
 English, 1 c4 e5 (8) 
 King's Indian (8) 
    E90 E62 E67 E76 E63
 Slav (6) 
    D18 D14 D11 D16
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (39) 
    C60 C78 C63 C62 C72
 Reti System (14) 
    A06 A04
 Modern Benoni (12) 
    A70 A62 A60 A58 A56
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A46 D02 D00 D05
 English (10) 
    A15 A10 A11 A16 A13
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (9) 
    D26 D20 D24 D22
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Thorfinnsson vs E Player, 1999 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs J Halldorsson, 2001 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs Wang Yue, 2008 1-0
   G Thorhallsson vs B Thorfinnsson, 2009 0-1
   G Kjartansson vs B Thorfinnsson, 2011 0-1
   B Thorfinnsson vs L Ptacnikova, 2001 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs E O'Connor, 2001 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs D Arngrimsson, 2001 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs K Godlauskas, 2007 1-0
   M Ondozi vs B Thorfinnsson, 2005 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bunratty Classic (2015)
   Reykjavik Open (2008)
   17th European Team Championship (2009)
   5th Individual European Chess Championship (2004)
   Gibraltar Masters (2005)
   Reykjavik Open (2009)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   Reykjavik Open (2010)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   Reykjavik Open (2016)
   Reykjavik Open (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   d4 for White by geordieray

   🏆 Reykjavik Open
   D Abrahams vs B Thorfinnsson (Apr-15-19) 1/2-1/2
   Potkin vs B Thorfinnsson (Apr-13-19) 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs Aditya Munshi (Apr-11-19) 1-0
   B Thorfinnsson vs T L Petrosian (Apr-09-19) 0-1
   Jagadeesh Siddharth vs B Thorfinnsson (Apr-09-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-25-1979, 39 years old) Iceland

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International Master

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 359  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Day vs B Thorfinnsson  1-0291995North Bay International OpenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
2. H Westerinen vs B Thorfinnsson 1-0241997Hellir opC33 King's Gambit Accepted
3. B Thorfinnsson vs V Yemelin  0-13919984th Gudmundur ArasonA45 Queen's Pawn Game
4. B Thorfinnsson vs E Player 1-0251999Monarch Assurance 8thD00 Queen's Pawn Game
5. S Conquest vs B Thorfinnsson 1-0232000Reykjavik op19C28 Vienna Game
6. B Thorfinnsson vs H J Schubert  1-0312000Reykjavik op19A80 Dutch
7. Miles vs B Thorfinnsson  1-0272000Reykjavik op19E12 Queen's Indian
8. B Thorfinnsson vs M Schmitz  1-0272000Reykjavik op19D00 Queen's Pawn Game
9. A Drei vs B Thorfinnsson  1-0442000Reykjavik op19C78 Ruy Lopez
10. B Thorfinnsson vs R Soupizon  1-0282000Reykjavik op19D00 Queen's Pawn Game
11. B Thorfinnsson vs T Lampen  1-0482000Reykjavik op19D02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Jonkman vs B Thorfinnsson 0-11212000Reykjavik op19C33 King's Gambit Accepted
13. B Thorfinnsson vs T Markowski  0-1492000Reykjavik op19D00 Queen's Pawn Game
14. H Baldursson vs B Thorfinnsson 0-1522001ISL-chT 2000/01C53 Giuoco Piano
15. B Thorfinnsson vs A Gunnarsson  ½-½752001ch-ISLD02 Queen's Pawn Game
16. T Thorhallsson vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½282001ch-ISLC53 Giuoco Piano
17. B Thorfinnsson vs B Thorfinnsson 1-0452001ch-ISLD00 Queen's Pawn Game
18. S Kristjansson vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½382001ch-ISLE15 Queen's Indian
19. B Thorfinnsson vs J Gunnarsson  ½-½572001ch-ISLA45 Queen's Pawn Game
20. J Vidarsson vs B Thorfinnsson  ½-½602001ch-ISLC77 Ruy Lopez
21. B Thorfinnsson vs L Ptacnikova  1-0382001ch-ISLA45 Queen's Pawn Game
22. B Thorfinnsson vs S Bjornsson  0-1412001ch-ISLA45 Queen's Pawn Game
23. Stefansson vs B Thorfinnsson  1-0252001ch-ISLC78 Ruy Lopez
24. B Thorfinnsson vs Galego  0-1472001Battle of Crete RapidA45 Queen's Pawn Game
25. B Thorfinnsson vs S Savchenko  0-1432001ECCD03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 359  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-12-04  Pall: Just got an IM norm in the 2004 ECC.
Mar-03-08  nummerzwei: Today, he beat IGM Wang Yue (2698) in the first round of the 2008 Reykjavik Open! I was very excited when I followed the endgame stage of that game on playchess. Good luck to him for the rest of the tournament and also for his whole chess career, of course.
Mar-03-08  silvermoon: well done to Bjorn!
Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: Bjorn to be wild!
May-22-12  waustad: He had a 22 move win today at Salento 2012 where Bentivegna handed him his queen for a knight. He was so worried about avoiding one threat he ignored a much bigger one.
May-22-12  waustad: Who knows how long the link will last, but at the momnent you can find the games here:
May-31-18  BIDMONFA: Bjorn Thorfinnsson


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