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Torkil Nielsen
Number of games in database: 15
Years covered: 1984 to 2001
Last FIDE rating: 2115 (2090 rapid, 2097 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2165
Overall record: +6 -7 =2 (46.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jan-26-1964, 54 years old) Denmark

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He is from the Faroe Islands.

 page 1 of 1; 15 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Levene vs T Nielsen  0-1401984Chess OlympiadC53 Giuoco Piano
2. A Kofidis vs T Nielsen  1-0391984Chess OlympiadC53 Giuoco Piano
3. A Taha vs T Nielsen  0-1411984Chess OlympiadC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
4. W Watson vs T Nielsen 1-0341988Chess OlympiadC26 Vienna
5. J Sylvan vs T Nielsen  1-0412001Politiken CupA22 English
6. B Brinck-Claussen vs T Nielsen  1-0542001Politiken CupB33 Sicilian
7. T Nielsen vs O E Jorgensen 1-0252001Politiken CupA52 Budapest Gambit
8. T Nielsen vs T Tolstrup  ½-½292001Politiken CupD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. O Hassan vs T Nielsen  1-0372001Politiken CupD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. N Petersen vs T Nielsen  ½-½312001Politiken CupB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
11. T Nielsen vs M F Olsen  0-1402001Politiken CupA50 Queen's Pawn Game
12. H Hau vs T Nielsen  0-1462001Politiken CupA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
13. T Nielsen vs J Traerup  1-0682001Politiken CupE73 King's Indian
14. T Nielsen vs N P Nielsen  0-1322001Politiken CupE97 King's Indian
15. Mike Li vs T Nielsen  0-1462001Politiken CupD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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  diagonal: Former Faroese football midfielder, and one of the Faroe Islands' best chess players.

Torkil Nielsen claimed his place in world football history for his goal in the 1992 European Championship Qualifying Campaign during the match Faroe Islands vs. Austria on 12 September 1990, a shock 1-0 defeat of Austria (which also was the Faroe Islands' first competitive match).

Three days after that sensational and embarrassing 10 defeat against the Faroe Islands in the first qualifying game of UEFA Euro 1992, the coach of the Austrian team, Josef Hickersberger, decided to quit / had to resign as national coach.

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