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Bjorn Tiller
Number of games in database: 65
Years covered: 1974 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2355
Highest rating achieved in database: 2393

Overall record: +24 -17 =24 (55.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (8) 
    B22 B20 B40 B89 B28
 Uncommon Opening (4) 
 Bird's Opening (4) 
    A03 A02
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (10) 
    C07 C19 C09 C00 C17
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    A40 A41
 Uncommon Opening (5) 
    B00 A00
 French Tarrasch (5) 
    C07 C09
 English (4) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Tiller vs A Kuligowski, 1983 1-0
   B Tiller vs L Lovik, 2009 1-0
   G B Kristinsson vs B Tiller, 2011 0-1
   T Heiberg vs B Tiller, 1980 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Arctic Chess Challenge (2009)
   Haifa Olympiad (Men) (1976)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)

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(born Jan-16-1959, 60 years old) Norway

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Bjørn Tiller, born in Oslo, was awarded the IM title in 1982. He won the Norwegian Championship in 1983.

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 65  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Tiller vs R Pye  0-1621974EU-ch U20 qualB89 Sicilian
2. B Tiller vs R Pye  0-1761974EU-ch U20 fin-CC70 Ruy Lopez
3. B Tiller vs I Saren  ½-½501976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
4. B Tiller vs J Padilla Liceaga  ½-½451976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
5. B Tiller vs F J Sanz Alonso  1-0321976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C60 Ruy Lopez
6. B Tiller vs B Viglundsson  ½-½611976Haifa Olympiad (Men)B40 Sicilian
7. G Garcia vs B Tiller  0-1431976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C19 French, Winawer, Advance
8. W Wittmann vs B Tiller  ½-½411976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C07 French, Tarrasch
9. F Kuijpers vs B Tiller  1-0351976Haifa Olympiad (Men)C19 French, Winawer, Advance
10. B Tiller vs K Mokry  0-1561977EU-ch 7778 U20B22 Sicilian, Alapin
11. Dolmatov vs B Tiller  0-1521977EU-ch 7778 U20C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
12. Plaskett vs B Tiller  1-0311978EU-ch U20 7879C07 French, Tarrasch
13. B Tiller vs Dolmatov  ½-½421978EU-ch U20 7879B22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. Kolbak vs B Tiller  0-1451978Norway v Denmark matchA03 Bird's Opening
15. B Tiller vs Plaskett  ½-½181978Wch U20B22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. B Tiller vs K Mokry  ½-½151978Wch U20E65 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O
17. J Donaldson vs B Tiller  1-0401980Gausdal IntB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
18. T Heiberg vs B Tiller  0-1221980NOR-chB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
19. R Hoen vs B Tiller ½-½411980NOR-chB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
20. B Tiller vs D B Gurevich  1-0691982Gausdal IntA30 English, Symmetrical
21. Y Gruenfeld vs B Tiller  1-0621982Randers zt-AC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
22. Murey vs B Tiller  1-0311982Randers Zonal FinalC17 French, Winawer, Advance
23. B Tiller vs A Kuligowski 1-0451983Poutiainen memA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
24. V Tukmakov vs B Tiller  ½-½311983Poutiainen memD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. J Hansen vs B Tiller  0-1401987Zt, Gausdal (Norway)B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-16-06  BIDMONFA: Bjorn Tiller


Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Bjørn Tiller was Born in Oslo in 1959 and his subject is philosophy. He is a member of Oslo Schakselskap, the largest chess club in Norway, and had a long break without competitive tournament chess in his chess carrier.

His primetime at the chess board was the early 80s when he was playing 1.board for Norway in the chess Olympics in Valletta in Malta 1980 with a strong 75% score over 8 games. He also participated in the Olympics in 1976. In 1982 he was awarded the International Master title (IM) and the same year he lost a tiebreak match with the young Simen Agdestein after shared victory at the Norwegian Championship. In 1983 it was time for Tiller, he then won his one and only Norwegian Championship. Tiller is an excellent blitz player known from his club in Oslo as a real shark. He qualified to Glitnir Blitz Norway 2007, a super strong blitz-tournament with Carlsen and Grischuk, by winning quite a strong field in the qualifications in Oslo.

Internationally Bjørn Tiller is probably best known in Great Britain where he plays for Wood Green 2 in the Four Nations Chess League (4NCL). He is also a frequent guest at the International open tournament in Davos, Switzerland, where he got two second places from the years 2003 and 2006.

Tiller is a typical positional player - playing in the spirit of the hyper-modernism with at least one fianchetto bishop. Anyway, he often opens his games with 1.e4, but typically he then chooses the closed Sicilian. Tiller has also quite a few ideas of his own already in the opening play.

Source: --> 2008 --> Profiles

Premium Chessgames Member
  BoardLord: Im the author of the above mentioned profile, and since Tiller comes back to ACC now in 2009 you can find the same portrait with a nice combination at my blog:

Check it out!
Best regards Sven Wisløff Nilssen

Jul-20-09  Dredge Rivers: Was Bjorn again!
Jul-09-13  epistle: A Natural Bjorn Tiller.
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