Number of games in database: 333
Years covered: 1984 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2411 (2488 rapid, 2521 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2489
Overall record: +113 -112 =107 (50.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
1 exhibition game, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
T Thorhallsson vs G Burgess, 1997 1-0
Carlsen vs T Thorhallsson, 2001 1/2-1/2
A Novita vs T Thorhallsson, 2006 0-1
T Thorhallsson vs Blatny, 1986 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Reykjavik Open (2009)
XXII Reykjavik Open (2006)
Reykjavik Open (2012)
Chess Olympiad (2012)
Reykjavik Open (2004)
Politiken Cup (2007)
Bled Olympiad (2002)
Reykjavik Open (2011)
European Club Cup (2011)
Reykjavik Open (2013)
37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
Reykjavik Open (2010)
Reykjavik Open (2015)
Chess Olympiad (2014)
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| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 333
|1. L Shamkovich vs T Thorhallsson
||It (open)||A96 Dutch, Classical Variation|
|2. T Bjornsson vs T Thorhallsson
||It (open)||C50 Giuoco Piano|
|3. Anand vs T Thorhallsson
|4. T Thorhallsson vs Blatny
||Gausdal||C56 Two Knights|
|5. Blatny vs T Thorhallsson
|6. W Arencibia vs T Thorhallsson
||Wch U20||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|7. T Thorhallsson vs Blatny
||Baguio City||C60 Ruy Lopez|
|8. T Thorhallsson vs Fedorowicz
||London Lloyds (10)||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|9. T Thorhallsson vs Hertneck
||Gausdal Int||C10 French|
|10. Ivanchuk vs T Thorhallsson
||Baguio City||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|11. T Thorhallsson vs Flear
||London (England)||C54 Giuoco Piano|
|12. Anand vs T Thorhallsson
||London||C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line|
|13. T Thorhallsson vs Van Wely
||EU-chJ U20 Arnhem||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|14. T Thorhallsson vs L Christiansen
||Reykjavik op||B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line|
|15. Kotronias vs T Thorhallsson
||It ( shv. )||B01 Scandinavian|
|16. T Thorhallsson vs Polugaevsky
||It (open)||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|17. T Thorhallsson vs L Christiansen
||It (open)||B40 Sicilian|
|18. Adams vs T Thorhallsson
||EU-chJ U20 Arnhem||B01 Scandinavian|
|19. T Thorhallsson vs Polugaevsky
||It (open)||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|20. T Thorhallsson vs Browne
||It (open)||A04 Reti Opening|
|21. T Thorhallsson vs Browne
||It ( shv. )||B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line|
|22. Petursson vs T Thorhallsson
||Reykjavik cq||A13 English|
|23. Gelfand vs T Thorhallsson
||EU-ch U21||D49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|24. T Thorhallsson vs Petursson
||Iceland||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|25. S Smagin vs T Thorhallsson
||Copenhagen op||B50 Sicilian|
| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 333
|Jan-04-06|| ||karlth: Born in 1969. One of only two Grandmasters from the second wave of Icelandic chess players that emerged after Hjartason, Peturson, Olafsson and Arnason in the late 80s and early 90s.|
Real estate broker by profession.
|Jan-09-06|| ||atripodi: <Real estate broker by profession.>
Gotta be a tough gig in Iceland.|
|Jan-13-06|| ||karlth: Well considering that house prices have about doubled in the last 3 years it is quite lucrative at the moment. :)|
|Jan-13-06|| ||PivotalAnorak: <karlth> Thorhallsson is "one of only two grandmasters...", who's the other one ? Thanx in advance.|
|Jan-13-06|| ||karlth: Helgi Gretarsson. World Junior Chess Champion 1994. |
I don't know how much it affected things but a few decades ago the Icelandic Government decided to pay every GM a teacher's salary for his title alone.
Quite a unique boost for chess but then again it has sometimes been called the national sport.
|Jan-13-06|| ||karlth: Perhaps I should add the GMs have to be active to recieve their pay. |
Anyway a few weeks ago Thorhallson "donated" the rights to his salary to a recently immigrated GM.
A very generous gesture from a very nice chap.
|Jan-13-06|| ||PivotalAnorak: <karlth> thanks for these interesting informations. Cheers !|
|Mar-03-06|| ||blingice: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...|
The Scandinavian doesn't seem to work well for this man. Possibly regional pride keeps him coming back...
|Sep-22-10|| ||lentil: <blingice> -8 +6 overall is not a bad record as black. Also consider that he lost his first 6 (recorded) games with this opening, so since then he is -2 +6. Not so bad at all.|
|Mar-10-11|| ||vonKrolock: Ţröstur Ţórhallsson|
|Mar-10-11|| ||Tabanus: I believe he is underrated simply because of playing mostly in Iceland. He defeated Gustafsson today:|
[Event "Reykjavik Open"]
[White "Thorhallsson, Throstur"]
[Black "Gustafsson, Jan"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O d6 5. c3 Nf6 6. d4 Bb6 7. dxe5 Nxe5 8.
Nxe5 dxe5 9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. Nd2 Ke7 11. b3 Bc5 12. Nf3 Nxe4 13. Nxe5 Be6 14.
Bxe6 Kxe6 15. Nd3 Bb6 16. Re1 f5 17. Be3 Rhd8 18. Rad1 Kf6 19. c4 Nc3 20. Rd2
Ne4 21. Rdd1 Bxe3 22. Rxe3 Nc5 23. Kf1 Rd4 24. Nb2 Rad8 25. Rxd4 Rxd4 26. f3 a5
27. Ke1 Rh4 28. h3 Rd4 29. Rc3 h5 30. Ke2 g5 31. g3 h4 32. g4 Ke5 33. a3 Kf4
34. b4 axb4 35. axb4 Nd7 36. Nd3+ Kg3 37. gxf5 Nf6 38. f4 Ne4 39. Ra3 Rxc4 40.
fxg5 Kxh3 41. f6 Rc2+ 42. Kd1 Rd2+ 43. Ke1 1-0
|Jun-02-12|| ||whiteshark: CONGRATULATIONS!!!
<GM Throstur Thorhallsson was crowned <the Icelandic Champion 2012 in chess>> after beating IM Bragi Thorfinnsson in an extraordinarily close and exciting match.
Thorhallsson and Thorfinnsson were joint winners of the Icelandic Chess Champion in April this year, the strongest Icelandic Championship so far during this century. They first played a four-game match, which ended 2-2 (one victory each and two draws) last Monday.
|Feb-26-13|| ||BIDMONFA: Throstur Thorhallsson|
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